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    Guineas 

Guineas

50% guinea pig 50% human hybrid and the "oldest" of Grace's brothers. Stays in his hybrid form most of the time, in which he is unable to speak any human language. He isn't shown to be particularly bright or strong. He seems to be willing to take orders from Damian, but he also reports to Hedge on the side.


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    Hedge 

Hedge

25% hedgehog, 75% human hybrid and the self-appointed "Big Brother" of Grace's animal-hybrid family. Spent most of his first appearances spying on Grace and her friends before he kidnapped Elliot (who he thought was another hybrid). Spends most of his time in his human form, as his hedgehog form can't speak.


  • Big Brother Instinct: He is conditioned to obey Damien, so he goes searching for Grace when he's told to do so, but he deliberately ignores hints to her whereabouts and actively withholds information about her from Damien, hoping to keep Grace safe from him. He also asks Elliot about how Grace has been doing.
  • Chain Pain: He wields a chain in combat.
  • Deadpan Snarker: On occasion.
  • Heel–Face Turn: Surrenders peacefully after Damien is defeated.
  • Helpful Mook: Abducts Elliot to fulfill Damien's order, but he gives Sarah the critical hint on where to find and save him.
  • Our Werebeasts Are Different: Is part man and part hedgehog.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: He does what Damien tells him, but he's pretty disgusted with him, and we get to see him have an honest and polite talk with his abductee Elliot about Damien and his plans for Grace.
  • Running Gag: Hedge, master of the anti-climactic moment. Also, Owls.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Can shapeshift between his human form and human-hedgehog hybrid form with only some pain.
  • Would Not Hit a Girl: He more or less lifts Sarah out of the way when she tries to defend Elliot, but he's visibly unhappy about using his chain against her, and even lies to Damien about meeting her, telling him Elliot was alone.

    Vlad 

Vlad/Vladia

Bat/falcon/leopard/alien/human hybrid and the final brother introduced in the comic. The giant mix-match of creatures used to create him made his first attempt at transforming a life-threatening experience, so he decided to stay in his hybrid form permanently, even though he hates being seen as a freak. This lasted until he got turned into a girl by Ellen's beam, so now s/he's decided to stick with that form just so s/he can look normal.


  • Deadpan Snarker: Towards Grace.
  • The Dragon: The closest thing Damien has to one, he's the most dangerous of the three brothers seems to have authority over the other two and is the only one who Damien has a bit of respect for.
  • Feel No Pain: According to him, ever since his attempt at transforming he can't feel pain.
  • First Law of Gender-Bending: Restoring her original form is theoretically possible, but she considers it too risky.
  • Gender Bender/Involuntary Shape Shifting: Courtesy of Ellen, not that he minds.
  • Get a Hold of Yourself, Man!: Delivers a verbal version to Grace for her refusal to enter her half-squirrel form after she lost control against Damien, insisting that she should feel no guilt harming someone who was beyond redemption, especially when he threw away her offer to surrender. He states that he would apply the standard physical version of this trope if they weren't talking over computers.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After Damien is defeated, she peacefully leaves with the authorities for evaluation for release as a citizen.
  • Hates Being Touched: This is how Hedge is certain that it was Vlad after the Gender Bender.
  • Humanity Ensues: Courtesy of Ellen.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Didn't like seeing Grace get hurt, and snaps her out of a Heroic BSoD.
  • Our Werebeasts Are Different: As in human/bat/falcon/leopard/Uryuom hybrid.
  • Second Law of Gender Bending: Interestingly, the only straight example thus far: "I've never been a man in my life as far as I'm concerned!" He feels that it's more important to be human at all, when he's been in a form he hates for most of his life.
  • Shapeshifter Mode Lock: With a twist. Vladia invokes this as a personal choice, as she only wants to stay human forever.
  • Tsundere: Haven't seen the dere side outwardly, but seems to be the part.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: Sort of. He was designed as a shapeshifter, but it almost killed him the only time he tried it, so he stayed in his man-bat form until Ellen transformed him. After he was transformed, he decided being human was more important than being male.

    Damien 

Damien

One of the first Big Bads in the series. Damien is a murderous Chimera with fire-based powers and a messiah complex. He wants to create an army of chimeras with him as their king.


    Abraham 

Abraham

The creator of the Dewitchery Diamond that created Ellen. Abraham swore an oath to hunt down and destroy all new creatures created by the Diamond because, due to the nature of curses, those creatures tend to be vicious monsters. However, after learning that Ellen, the Diamond's latest creation, is an innocent human being (and is loved by her friends and family), he begins to question whether or not he is in the right anymore.


  • Anti-Villain: Especially towards the end of his arc.
  • The Atoner: First for making Dewitchery Diamond, then for trying to fix this problem too enthusiastically. See for yourself. But he's still incorrigibly dramatic.
  • Badass Longcoat: Uses magic to make himself one after he awakened from his statue.
  • Bond Villain Stupidity: During the climax of his arc, he gives a long winded speech to Ellen about why he has to kill her instead of simply doing it, giving Nanase the time she needed to catch up to and stop him. Justified, in that he really doesn't want to go through with it.
  • Cannot Tell a Lie: He's sworn to an Oath of Truth. Interestingly, he deliberately avoids people so he won't have to reveal information he doesn't want to.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Was first mentioned in in the first Sister arc, but only appeared during Sister II.
  • Didn't Think This Through: His defining trait. He enchanted the Dewitchery Diamond to separate a lycanthropic friend from his curse without considering the potential consequences, didn't think about things like the cosmetic use of magic when he swore that oath, and managed to forget that Adrian Raven was a wizard while in the middle of fighting him. No wonder that two of two wizards who spoke of Abe called him "idiot."
  • Heel Realization: When Nanase tells him that by keeping to the letter of his vow to kill the creations of the Diamond he's actually violating his promise to protect the innocent, he realizes she's right, starts crying, and thanks her for opening his eyes.
  • Hero Antagonist: in his own mind, at least.
  • Idiot Hero: Double deconstructed, if that's the right way to put it. First, because of his stupidity, he made his friend's condition worse instead of selling the gem to someone more skilled, and it only went downhill from there-that's the example they have written on the Playing With A Trope page for Idiot hero. Then, because he was so stupid, he didn't think about cosmetic magic, such as, say, someone's best friend turning them into a girl or something less drastic, such as a change of hair color, he came to the conclusion that he had to kill Ellen. It's not cute and funny, it's the cause of a horrifying Knight Templar. I mean, he didn't even think to throw the damn diamond in a volcano. Was he even really trying?
  • I Gave My Word: This leads to the To Be Lawful or Good problem below.
  • Kiai: Lets one out here.
  • Knight of Cerebus: Despite his good intentions, he does bring a lot of tension to the Sister II arc by nearly killing Raven, Ellen and Nanase, the latter of which temporarily lost access to her magic by stopping him.
  • Knight Templar: Somewhat. He's fully aware that his goal is morally wrong, but feels that it has to be done regardless.
  • Lawful Stupid: If it wasn't for his oath to kill anything born from the Dewitchery Diamond, he wouldn't even qualify as a villain.
  • Meaningful Name: In The Bible, Abraham was commanded by God to sacrifice his own child, but at the last moment, an angel stopped him, announcing that God was just testing his faith. Now consider that Ellen was created by the Dewitchery Diamond, which means that Abraham is Ellen's father in a roundabout way. Now consider that his oath to God led him to try to kill Ellen. Now consider that Nanase looked awfully angelic when she convinced Abraham to spare Ellen's life.
  • Necessarily Evil: As a result of his oath, he feels that he has no choice but to kill Ellen for being created by his diamond.
  • Never Live It Down: In-universe example. Apparently, "Every properly trained wizard has heard of Abraham, the idiot apprentice who recklessly enchanted a massive diamond instead of selling it to pay someone more skilled to fix his cursed noble friend."
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Prior to his creating the Dewitchery Diamond lycanthropy was an admittedly dangerous curse that only caused those inflicted to change on a full moon, so at most three nights within a moon cycle. By his actions, he accidentally created a monster who was always a werewolf no matter the time of day or phase of the moon with a magical desire to spread its curse. This ended up in him being responsible for the death of the very noble friend he had tried to save, as well as being indirectly responsible for the death of Pandora's husband.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: To say that he's a bit of an idiot is an understatement. He isn't taken seriously and he's infamous for his stupid and reckless action that resulted in the creation of the Dewitchery Diamond. However, he did manage to disarm and knock out Adrian Raven, a powerful half-immortal wizard in his own right, came very close to killing Ellen, and given that she's the first time he's baffled by a strange use of his diamond, it's implied he's had to put down many actual monstrous creatures over the centuries.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Has managed to live for several centuries with his statue spell.
  • Taken for Granite: A voluntary version. He puts himself into suspended animation to prolong his life.
  • To Be Lawful or Good: Abraham swore an oath to destroy anything spawned by the Dewitchery Diamond, and feels obligated to kill Ellen, even though he's very reluctant to harm any innocent people.

    Lord Tedd 

Lord Tedd

Alternate Universe version of Tedd, presumably in control of significant chunks of his dimension along with the ability to slip a few surprises into nearby ones.


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    The French Aberration 

The French Aberration

A vampire-like creature who plays an important role in Susan's Back Story.


  • Life Drinker: As an abberation, he steals the life of others to gain immortality.
  • Kryptonite Factor: Like all aberrations, it was extremely vulnerable to summoned or otherwise magical weapons. Even the stun hammers (which normally cannot do any real damage) could disorient and stun it.
  • Monster Misogyny: Explicitly targeted women, and it's implied the Charm Person ability only worked on those attracted to men (hence it not working on Nanase).
    • Which is actually important, because its very nature was so offensive to women that the stun hammers could be freely used against it.
  • Posthumous Character: Was killed by Susan before the story began.
  • This Was His True Form: Reverts to his human form after Nanase knocks him back with the Hammers, and consequently is killed that way, which is part of why it was so traumatic for Susan.

    Not-Tengu 

"Not-Tengu"

A strange bat/ape monster with a penchant for mind control. Intelligent, powerful, and incorrigibly dramatic. Also spends too much time on the internet for his own good.

He went by "Tengu" as an online handle, but is admittedly not an actual tengu. What he actually is is a spoiler, so rigid rules forbids its mention in the description.


  • All Men Are Perverts: For what other reason would Not-Tengu, aside mind controlling people, turn the men into busty women who look like Nanase?
  • Blue and Orange Morality: Calmly insists that he sees nothing wrong with mind control in the same way an omnivore might explain to a vegetarian why he doesn't have a problem with eating meat. The thing that makes it really creepy? He is human, and apparently used to be just an average jerk before stumbling on a way to use magic.
  • Didn't See That Coming:
    • He anticipated Nanase, Ellen, and Charlotte not being enthralled by his mind control. He anticipated Nanase regaining her magic note . He anticipated Nanase using her guardian form. He did not anticipate Ellen using her clone beam to copy Nanase's guardian form.
      Not-Tengu: ...what.
    • He did not anticipate running out of magic, either. Which ended badly for him, since his flight depended on magic to work.
  • Evil Gloating: Taken advantage of by Ellen and Nanase, to give Diane a chance to help in some way.
  • Eye Scream: His left eye was cut out by Noriko.
  • Knight of Cerebus: The most powerful, threatening and terrifying enemy to have appeared since Damien. Once his influence makes itself clear, Family Tree becomes much, MUCH scarier.
  • Large Ham: He's excessively dramatic, from landing impressively in front of his quarry, greeting them with pretentious titles, and ranting about his motives.
  • Mind Control: He gathers a "flock" of mind controlled followers by spiking the punch at a party. In his own words, he was put on this earth to be a ruler of mindless, obedient sheep. Most likely delusions of grandeur, since it turns out he's human.
  • Mister Exposition: A largely offscreen example. He's the one who gave Charlotte all her strangely accurate information.
  • Mix-and-Match Critter: He's an ape with horns and bat wings.
  • Motive Rant: The second he gets an audience, he gleefully explains his entire plan: He wants revenge on Nanase's aunt Noriko (Tedd's mother) for defeating him in Europe.
  • Nerd in Evil's Helmet: Unfortunately, he still manages to be terrifying.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: According to Mr. Verres, Not-Tengu was just some average jerk that stumbled onto a way that allowed anyone to use magic, and is the first big example the audience sees of exactly why Mr. Verres insists on upholding The Masquerade.
    • It is likely that this has something to do with Guardian Forms.
  • Proud to Be a Geek: He apparently spends a lot of time online, discussing magic with people who don't know he's a magical creature. He also criticizes Charlotte's web forum for its inadequate selection of smilies and late notifications about new posts.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: "Tengu" is just his online nickname; he tries to give his real name, but no one is interested. He's been unofficially referred to as "Not-Tengu".
  • Revenge by Proxy: He wants to take revenge on Noriko by killing her family.
  • Xanatos Gambit: Seems to have one going in regards to Nanase's Guardian Form. To whit, his plan is:
    • Bait Nanase into attacking him first. Not-Tengu believes Guardian Form can only be used in self defense. If she isn't defending herself, she can't use it and he's free to form his flock without any worries.
    • If she manages to use her Guardian Form anyway, still not a problem. Not-Tengu doesn't know her other spells, any of which could potentially beat him, but Guardian Forms locks all of those out for at least a day due to burnout.
    • And while she is in Guardian Form, she can only fight in hand to hand combat, something he has no problem with.
    • Spanner in the Works: Had NO idea about Ellen's clone form spell...


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