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PearlCook's sister. She lives with James Yewbeam, and is his housekeeper and caretaker. She is also a Guardian of the Lost, and one of the group's best Finders.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Her parents, home and sweetheart were drowned by Lord Grimwald decades before the start of the main series, all because she refused to marry him. She and her sister were forced to go into hiding because of this.
- Hidden Depths: Looks like an ordinary housekeeper, but is really a descendant of the Red King endowed with the gift of tranquility. She's also revealed to be a member of the Guardians of the Lost and one of their best Finders.
The Littles' HousePermanent Residents
The PrincessThe leader of the Guardians living in the Littles' House. She is the mother of Lazlo.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Her entire kingdom was destroyed by the careless actions of magic-users.
LazloThe Princess' son, and a powerful wizard. He is a Guardian of the Lost.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Was rendered homeless when his and his mother's kingdom was destroyed by careless magic-users.
- Royals Who Actually Do Something: He is a Guardian of the Lost and a wizard. He leads the other magic-users in the rescue Henry from the Mayor at the end of Guardians of the Lost, and also has his own Big Damn Heroes moment earlier on when he saves Henry, Bramble and Mark from the terrors of the forest when they are returning from rescuing Mark from the Reeds' house.
HerbertA wizard who resides in the Littles' House. He is a member of the Guardians of the Lost.
A wizard who resides in the Littles' House. He is a member of the Guardians of the Lost.
- Shapeshifter: He can shapeshift into the form of a duck.
A wizard who resides in the Littles' House. She is a member of the Guardians of the Lost.
- Shapeshifter: She can shapeshift into the form of a moth.
A witch who resides in the Littles' House. She is a member of the Guardians of the Lost.
Christian OttershawA permanent resident of the Littles' House. He was originally a choirboy who was sent forward in time after looking into the Time Twister.
Lucy LittleA permanent resident of the Littles' House.
CockatooA cockatoo who was once a girl named Flora.
TwigOne of the Shaidi who serves in the Littles' House. Her husband was killed by the Mayor's Cat, making her afraid of and prejudiced against all cats.
Nettle and Nut
Eldest children of Twig. They are twins and like getting up to mischief.
One of Twig's youngest children.
- Fantastic Racism: He is very prejudiced against cats, like the rest of his family.
- Last of Her Kind: He and his family are the last of the Shaidi.
- Tampering with Food and Drink: He poisons Henry's food with magic dust during Henry's first night in the House, resulting in Henry collapsing into unconsciousness.
One of Twig's youngest children. She is very kind and gentle. She befriends Henry when he is at the Littles' House.
- Big Damn Heroes: She accompanies Henry and Enkidu on their mission to rescue Markendaya from the Reed's house in Timeless, and proves to be an invaluable asset. It is only because of her that their group manages to travel through the forest safely.
MarkendayaA boy of Indian descent who accidentally went forward in time through the Time Twister. He is staying at the Littles' House so that he can start growing again after being frozen in time.
- Adult Fear: He disappears through time while visiting his ill mother in a hospital. When he finally emerges from the Twister he discovers that three months have passed and that his mother isn't 'with [them]' anymore. Markendaya assumes that his mother is dead because of this, and sinks into a Heroic BSoD.
- Heroic BSoD: Is in one at the start of the story, as he believes that his mother died of illness. He refuses to take his growing-potion and leave the House because of it.
MarigoldA girl originally from the early 19th century. She is a guest at the Littles' House.
- Adult Fear: She disappeared from her time while playing hide-and-seek with her brother.
- Cheerful Child: She is always very cheerful, and nothing seems to get her down for long.
- Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Has blonde hair and a good heart.
- Heroic BSoD: Has one after her journey home fails. The Princess manages to snap her out of it.
AnkaretA red-headed girl who was originally from the World War II era. She is a talented pianist.
- Adult Fear: Her entire family was killed in a bombing raid during World War II; she was sent forward in time immediately afterward and had to deal with being ridiculed and bullied by the people in the orphanage she was made to live in. It became so bad that she was in deep despair when she was finally found by Pearl and sent to the Littles' House.
- Break the Cutie: She had passed the Despair Event Horizon by the time she was found by Pearl and taken from the orphanage to the Littles' House.
- Character Tic: She is constantly drumming her fingers as if trying to play the keys on a piano.
- Child Prodigy: Is an extremely gifted pianist. Back in her first life, her teachers were certain that she would become a concert pianist.
- Dark and Troubled Past: Had to see her mother, father and baby sister killed during a bombing raid in World War II. Straight afterward she was sent forward in time, she was taken to live in a home for difficult children, where she was ridiculed and bullied until she was driven to despair.
- Defrosting Ice Queen: At first is very suspicious and cold toward Henry, but thaws toward him as the story goes along.
- Despair Event Horizon: Her family's death was this for her.
- Heroic BSoD: Is in one when she meets Henry in the Littles' House.
- Hidden Depths: At first Ankaret seems grumpy and impatient and not very likable. Then Henry learns about her troubled past and is surprised to find out that she's a very gifted pianist.
- Orphanage of Fear: Before coming to the Littles' House she lived a very unhappy life in an orphanage.
- Parental Abandonment: Her parents and little sister died during World War II, victims of a bombing raid.
- The Pianist: Is a very gifted pianist.
- Starting a New Life: Chooses to go back to Ocean View with Henry to start a new and happier second life.
- Youthful Freckles: Has freckles on her face and nose.