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    Catherine Hatchett 
Of the Cataluna Chronicles miniseries. Catherine was a witch girl born in the 17th Century, where she was believed to be a source of bad luck due to her red crescent moon birthmark. After she died, her spirit somehow possessed the mysterious car known as the Cataluna, where she'll gleefully murder any unlucky person to own the car.


  • Ax-Crazy: Before and after she died she was incredibly vicious and inflicted some very nasty deaths on her victims. One boy was drowned alive in boiling hot motor oil in The Dark Secret.
  • Bullying the Dragon: Because who would have thought constantly harassing the girl you believed to be a witch would have horrible consequences?
  • Embarrassing Nickname: "Bad Luck Catherine."
  • My Car Hates Me: One half of the time, as the Cataluna, she'll just kill off whoever is trying to ride her when she's not trying to brainwash them.
  • Ret-Gone: The last book in the series implies Catherine had been erased from history, only William's new baby sister is born with a suspiciously similar birthmark shaped like a red crescent moon.
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: Catherine was a poor girl who was hounded and ostracized by her community and her parents because they thought she was a monster... and then she became one.
  • Woman Scorned: What ultimately drove her off the deep end.
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    Chrissy Minor 
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Summer babysitter for the Conklin family in One Evil Summer. Amanda Conklin is immediately suspicious of Chrissy's odd and downright disturbing behavior, but the fact that her family adores Chrissy allows her to manipulate things to make Amanda look unstable.


  • Animals Hate Him: Amanda's cat hisses at Chrissy when they first meet, and Amanda discovers that her pet birds are terrified of being in her presence. Chrissy kills all of them.
  • Captain Ersatz: The way she waltzes into the Conklin family and starts manipulating them to her advantage, while clearly driving one specific member insane, makes her come across as a counterpart to Peyton Mott.
  • Devil in Plain Sight: Amanda sees her actually hiss back at her cat, and late at night she sees Chrissy float in midair and laugh at her.
  • Evil Twin: She has a comatose sister named Lilith whom she claims is evil. She's Lilith, and doesn't have a sister.
  • Psychic Powers: She can read minds and move things with her mind. This appears to be a result of the carbon monoxide poisoning from her father's group suicide attempt.
  • We Named the Monkey "Jack": Inverted. Her real name is Lilith, and she took the name "Chrissy" from her pet cat.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Tries to kill Kyle and Merry when she has them to herself.
  • You Killed My Father: Chrissy blames Amanda's father for the deaths of her parents, and planned to kill the Conklins after already killing the families of the judge and the district attorney in the arson case her father was involved in.

    Darryl Hoode 
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Hope Mathis's devoted boyfriend from Fear Hall. Darryl is insanely jealous and has a horrible temper. He will do anything to make Hope happy, no matter how much she begs him to stop. He's actually a violent split personality Hope created when it looked as though the boy she liked only dated her as a joke.


  • Ax-Crazy: Is utterly vicious and psychotic in his pursuit of making Hope happy and making sure she remains his. He's basically Hope's repressed anger and hatred, a channel to act out her desire to hurt those who've hurt her. In the same sense, his idea of "love" is warped because Hope has never really known a positive version of love in her life.
  • Bastard Boyfriend: He can be just as abusive as Hope's mother, telling her she'll never be rid of him and has even pressed her Berserk Button by calling her fat.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: He's responsible for some of the meanest deaths in the franchise, including beating a man to death with a golf putter to the point he cut off the man's scalp and ear, covertly filling a jacuzzi with enough chlorine to burn someone to death, and burning a woman alive by repeatedly using a steam press on her.
  • Hate Sink: He is an emotionally, verbally, and physically abusive bastard who micromanages Hope's relationships with other people, harasses her roommates and threatens them on a regular basis, isn't above mocking Hope's weight and appearance, and murders anyone whom he thinks is getting too close to Hope or is making life difficult for her. This makes sense, as he's literally the personification of Hope's repressed anger and bitterness in the form of a split personality.
  • I Want My Beloved to Be Happy: But his idea of making Hope happy amounts to sadistically killing off the people who've made fun of her.
  • Love Makes You Evil: He kills in the name of his love for Hope.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: When the girls try to tell him it's time for him to turn himself, he starts screaming at them that they don't understand his feelings.
  • Split-Personality Takeover: He kills the Eden personality in The Beginning, and this can be considered as the Darryl personality beginning to overpower the others. Especially since Eden stays dead.
  • The Thing That Would Not Leave: No matter how much Hope actually tells Darryl to leave, he never will.
  • Villain Protagonist: During the segments where he's the narrator in The Conclusion.
  • Would Hurt a Child: He once contemplated grabbing a baby stroller and throwing it down the street because the baby's mom bumped into him.

    Honey Perkins 
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Of the two Best Friend novels. Honey showed up in Becka Norwood's room one day, claiming that Becka was her old best friend when they were little despite that Becka has absolutely no memory of Honey. From that moment, Honey starts forcing herself into Becka's daily routine before dressing like Becka, dating Becka's old boyfriends, dumping them, and ultimately tries to be Becka.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: To Becka Norwood. If the two of them are in the same room, Becka is the only person Honey will acknowledge in any way, shape, or form. The only time Honey will acknowledge anyone else is when she's trying to kill them.
  • Angsty Surviving Twin: The Best Friend 2 reveals Honey's real name is Hannah Paulsen, and she had a twin brother named Harold. When they were nine, their father shot and killed their mom and Harold before he turned the gun on himself. Hannah saw the whole thing, and it's one factor in why she's so desperate to become Becka.
  • Ax-Crazy: She really goes off the deep end in The Best Friend 2.
  • The Bad Guy Wins: She got away with ruining Becka's life at the end of the first book, making Becka think she stabbed Bill. However, the second book reveals she was briefly institutionalized and is later arrested by the police for murdering Eric.
  • Big Beautiful Woman: Subverted. She's not considered as pretty as Becka, but has a very dramatic appearance.
  • Cerebus Retcon: In The Best Friend, there was never a real explanation over why Honey so badly wanted to be like Becka. The Best Friend 2 revealed Becka and her friends cruelly humiliated her when she was 9, and shortly afterwards she watched her mom and brother get shot to death before her dad killed himself. While this makes her a little sympathetic, Becka and her friends remember that Honey was already a very whiny, needy person no one could stand to be around.
  • Dissonant Serenity: After Becka finally screams at Honey that they aren't best friends, nor does she even want Honey as a regular friend, Honey just cheerful responds she dumped her boyfriend (Becka's ex) the same way Becka did.
  • Evil Redhead: She's described as having auburn hair.
  • Expy: Of Hedy from Single White Female, given she develops an unhealthy obsession with a young woman she starts trying to copy in ever way to make up for losing her twin sibling.
  • Fashion-Victim Villain: Invoked in-universe. When she first shows up in Becka's room, Lilah and Trish comment on how horribly her bright orange sweater clashes with the rest of her clothes, make-up and full figure, as it makes her look like a big pumpkin.
  • Gaslighting: She runs Becka through a complete gauntlet of gaslighting. Honey starts off by lying about how they were "Best best friends" in 4th grade when Becka clearly remembers her old best friend was Deena Martinson. Honey starts stealing Becka's belongings and claims Becka told her she could borrow them, and when Becka calls her on it Honey gets physically violent. Honey then brushes this off by saying it's part of "The Gotcha Game" that she and Becka supposedly had in grade school. She caps it off by taking advantage of Becka's fever-addled head to convince the poor girl she stabbed Bill to death in self-defense. Thankfully the second book shows no one fell for Honey's deceit and she was arrested for almost killing Bill.
  • If I Can't Have You…: The minute Becka finally has enough and tells Honey to get out of her life, Honey decides to get rid of Becka's friends before finally trying to kill Becka herself.
  • I Just Want to Be You!: She is convinced Becka has a wonderful life and will do anything to have it for herself. In fact, the second book opens with Honey trying to pull off that she is Becka, starting over at another school with forged transcripts before she has a psychotic breakdown in front of the real Becka.
  • I Reject Your Reality: Becka comes to believe Honey lives in her own little fantasy world because she refuses to acknowledge anything she doesn't want to hear. And when she does, she gets scary.
  • Karma Houdini: At the end of The Best Friend. But she's arrested in The Best Friend 2.
  • Madness Mantra: "HONEY'S DEAD! HONEY'S DEAD!"
  • Manipulative Bitch: She uses saccharine sob stories to guilt trip Becka on a regular basis. When Becka tries to retrieve her parrot pin, Honey pleads with Becka that Becka "Gave" her the pin and looks like she's about to cry until Becka feels too uncomfortable to push the subject further.
  • The Spook: In the original story, Honey appears out of nowhere, without any kind of backstory or apparent motive for stalking Becka. Even the house that she claims to have recently moved into appears to be empty most of the time, including at the end of the book when it is visited by Bill and Becka. Becka and her friends at one point skim through an old yearbook and find a picture of someone who they think might be Honey, but even then, it's left vague as to whether or not it actually is Honey. All of this serves to just make the whole situation even creepier.
  • Sugary Malice: She frequently talks about how much she loves being Becka's "Best best friend," but all the praise she heaps on Becka is undercut with the intention of gaslighting her.
  • Tastes Like Diabetes: Invoked in-universe. Becka grows to loathe Honey because she's so goddamn clingy and smothering with all her affection and hugs. She's especially disgusting with Becka's parents, who grow to love her because she's so sweet to them which only stands to piss Becka off.
  • That Man Is Dead: The Best Friend 2 opens with Honey trying to be Becka Norwood at a new school, because she wants to "get rid of Honey" once and for all. Her ex-boyfriend Eric calling her on her charade and showing her the real Becka is nearby brings an end to this plan.
  • Tragic Villain: As The Best Friend 2 shows.
  • Villainous Breakdown: When she strangles Eric to death, she blames Becka for it, screaming over and over again "YOU DID IT! YOU DID IT!"
  • Yandere: To Becka, originally. She later just comes to fully loathe her and wants her dead.

    Justine Cameron 
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A transfer student to Shadyside in Halloween Party, where she invites several teenagers from different social cliques to a private party at her uncle's mansion. Her real name is Enid, she's actually thirty years old and planning revenge for the deaths of her parents by murdering the children of the teenagers responsible for their deaths.


  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Justine says that she invited Niki and the others simply because she wanted to get to know them better, and people start to feel sympathy towards her when she gets repeatedly harassed by assholes who weren't invited to her party. Niki is the only one is naturally suspicious of Justine's flimsy reasons, and unfortunately the sympathy gained from earlier makes it easier for the kids to walk into her trap.
  • Buxom Is Better: At one point, Terry comments on how "stacked" she is, much to Nikki's annoyance.
  • Driven to Suicide: When her plan completely falls apart, she tries to kill herself by running into the burning mansion but is stopped.
  • Older Than They Look: She's 30, but can pass herself as a teenager without even trying.
  • The Vamp: She's very attractive and sensual. This actually becomes disturbing when it's revealed she's at least a decade and a half older than the kids, meaning she only just avoids committing statutory rape.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: She rigged some accidents for herself so as to lower everyone's guard, such as staging a fall of the balcony in the living room.
  • You Killed My Father: Her parents were killed in a car crash caused by a bunch of rowdy teenagers who'd been drag racing. So for revenge, Justine planned to find the children of the teenagers involved that night and kill them in a way similar to how her parents died.

    Rosha Nelson 
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A mysterious new girl who captures Brady's attention in The Perfect Date, a year after the mutilation and death of his girlfriend Sharon Noles.


  • The Bad Guy Wins: The end reveals she actually did murder Brady, and now he's a zombie like her.
  • Evil Is Petty: Subverted. She wants to murder Brady as revenge for causing her extremely graphic death by his indifference, not just that her old body got scarred.
  • Honey Trap: She uses this tactic on Brady to drive a wedge between him and his current girlfriend.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: She's not exactly a ghost, but more of an evil spirit that stole another girl's body to come back to life and kill Brady. However, the girl she killed used Sharon's old, scarred body to stop her.
  • Significant Anagram: Of Sharon Noles. She even points out how painfully obvious it was the entire time, but Brady was just too stupid to realize it.
  • What Does She See in Him?: Invoked. After revealing she's Sharon and that her name was just an anagram, she wonders what she ever saw in Brady because he's such a complete idiot.
  • Who Names Their Kid "Dude"?: She claims her mother got "Rosha" from a romance novel. It's just another way to spell Sharon.
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     99 Fear Street 

A semi-sentient Haunted House in the House of Evil trilogy.


  • The Cameo: Martin lives in it in the Fear Street films.
  • The Corrupter: It kills Cally in the first book and changes her from a Nice Girl to a Vengeful Ghost.
  • Covered in Gunge: At several points it makes foul green slime come out of its pipes and faucets.
  • Forced to Watch: In the first book it traps the family dog inside its walls, but the family can still hear it barking until it dies. Later, James also gets trapped and the family can still hear his cries for help, but are helpless to do anything.
  • Generic Doomsday Villain: While the house does appear to possess a degree of sapience, as a character there is not really anything to it other than its sadism; it torments and kills people for no discernable reason other than because it can and possibly because it is Made of Evil (it was built on a mass grave of people who were killed by Angelica and Simon Fear, and its intelligence is implied to have been spawned by the dark magic left lingering in the area).
  • Haunted House: And a particularly horrible one at that.
  • Sapient House: It's basically an evil sapient house whose consciousness is made up of hundreds of tormented ghosts including Cally's at the end of the first book.
  • Would Hurt a Child: It traps little James in one of its walls until he dies.
  • You Dirty Rat!: There are a bunch of really aggressive rats living in the house, although they seem to be manifestations of the evil of the house rather than mere animals.
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