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Musical-Only Characters

     Alan Humphries


     Eric Slingby

  • Driven to Suicide: In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.
  • Duet Bonding: On Unmei
  • Foil: To Sebastian, no less. Lampshaded by Sebastian himself in a song:
    A miserable Shinigami repeats lies and sins / to save a single soul,
    An approaching demon follows the orders / to devour a single soul
  • Love Makes You Crazy: He kill innocent humans in order to help lift Alan's curse.
  • Shinigami
  • You Are Worth Hell

     Sharpe Hanks 

Video Game Only Characters

     Stella Rose 

  • Aristocrats Are Evil: A rare subversion.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: If one interprets her hair colour as light brown instead of dark blonde, Stella is the brunette to Lizzie's blonde and Lorraine's redhead.
  • Blue Blood: Lady Stella Rose, heir presumptive of a viscounty.
  • Break the Cutie: Multiple times.
  • Driven to Suicide: She and her father died in a double-suicide, except not really. It was actually a murder and, while it's not explained very well in-game, either Stella somehow never really died and instead her spirit just separated from her body for a while or she was actually killed but after a time was able to return to her preserved body and come back to life.
  • Ethereal White Dress: Her main outfit is a white dress with cream accents.
  • Friendly Ghost
  • Good Wears White: For most of the game, not including the time spent inhabiting Elizabeth's body, although that could also count as the dress Elizabeth wore most often was predominantly white (but appeared light pink from a distance due to sporting a multitude of thin dark pink stripes) and was accompanied by a pair of white gloves.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Has dark blonde hair and is one of the most kind-hearted characters to have shown up in any Black Butler media.
  • Innocent Blue Eyes
  • Innocently Insensitive: To Lorraine.
  • Light Is Good: Pretty much unheard of for this series, but Stella is indeed this.
  • Memento MacGuffin: Her teddy bear.
  • Sheltered Aristocrat
  • Tareme Eyes
  • Turn the Other Cheek: Asks that Ciel spare Lorraine once her treachery is revealed. However, Lorraine is still arrested for murder and thus will likely hang, rendering this act of forgiveness kind of moot.



     Norman McDowell 

  • Fat Bastard: Quite the obnoxious character and overweight. Towards the end of the game, he has a group of men open fire on Ciel and company when it's revealed Lorraine is the murderer. When that fails, he takes Ciel hostage.
  • High-Class Glass: Inverted. Similar to Tanaka, Norman is the (former) steward of the Roses and is not himself an aristocrat or particularly wealthy.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Takes Ciel hostage shortly after his men are mowed down by Sebastian and Patrick.

     Lorraine McDowell 

  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Presenting herself as polite and humble, young Miss McDowell seems very pleasant all-round. But it was her who killed Stella and Viscount Rose.
  • Blonde, Brunette, Redhead: The redhead to Stella's brunette and Lizzie's blonde.
  • Cool Big Sis: Stella has thought of Lorraine this way ever since they were young children, even outright addressing her as 'sister'. It is not reciprocated.
  • Evil Redhead
  • Freudian Excuse: Viscount Rose's punishments, which were really quite severe according to Lorraine herself.
  • Green and Mean: The only outfit she is seen wearing is a predominantly green dress with white stripes. She also wears a dark green bow in her hair.
  • Green-Eyed Monster: See The Resenter below.
  • Love Makes You Crazy: Not her entire motivation, but her love for Patrick is partly why she killed the Roses.
  • Regal Ringlets: Sports this hairstyle and is suitably proper, albeit not of the upper-class. A rare (at least up until relatively recently in the manga) subversion of Improbable Hairstyle; minus the hair that falls over her forehead (though even that isn't as bad an offender here as it is on most of the other characters), Lorraine's hairstyle resembles popular semi-formal styles of the 1860s.
  • The Resenter: While Lorraine had more or less nothing and has been working since she was a child, Stella had no responsibilities or any real worries and came from a family that is not only aristocratic, but also extremely wealthy. Additionally, Stella and her father had the full attention and devotion of Patrick, the Rose family's butler and the object of Lorraine's affections. Her envy led her to destroy everything Stella loves.
  • Tsurime Eyes
  • Uncertain Doom: What with the game being non-canon to the manga, it will probably never be revealed whether or not Lorraine is executed for her crimes.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Stella can attest to this. Lorraine also attempts to stab Ciel near the end of the story.

     Viscount Rose 

     Lord Ridley 

  • Ambiguous Innocence: Is a business partner of Lau's. According to him, Ridley is very strait-laced and not involved in anything... untoward, but it's possible Ridley knows of or at least has suspicions regarding Lau's true nature and is simply turning a blind eye.
  • Big Fancy House: He's a rich aristocrat, so of course he has one of these. It serves as the venue of the ball he invites Lau, Lizzie, and Ciel to.
  • Blue Blood: Unlike Viscount Rose, and by extension Stella, his exact status is never specified.
  • Only One Name
  • Red Herring
  • Sharp-Dressed Man