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Charlie Martin

Species: Nephilim

Played by: Amor Doomes, Tyson Pickens, Ryla Taylor and Kruz Rambo

First appearance: "Save Lucifer" (4x09)

The infant son of Amenadiel and Linda. The first human-Celestial child in history.

  • Ambiguous Species:
    • Since there has never been a human-Celestial child before, nobody knows exactly what Charlie is, other than the fact that he has both human and Celestial blood. He is born without wings, though Amenadiel believes that he can go from Earth to Heaven and back, and he is eligible to become a King of Hell, a position only angels can apply.
    • On the other hand, in season five he catches a cold and freezes when Amenadiel's time-stopping power activates, both things Celestials are immune to. This ambiguity is not helped by the fact that when God is asked by Amenadiel if Charlie is mortal in "Family Dinner", God merely replies in his typical Non-Answer ways, "It would seem so."
    • The Grand Finale eventually settles his status. He is a half-human, half-angel hybrid like Rory Decker, in that he will become as powerful as his angelic father but with the attendant weakness as his mortal mother. His wings manifest after infancy, and he will grow up until Immortality Begins at Twenty.
  • Canon Foreigner: Amenadiel never had a half-human son in the comics.
  • Children Are Innocent: Like Trixie with Maze, he's completely unafraid of Lucifer's devil face. It even makes him laugh.
  • Dead Guy Junior: Named in honor of Charlotte Richards, having been born several months after her death.
  • Friendly Rivalry: Apparently has one in the future with his cousin Rory. Presumably because they're the only two half-angels in the world. She intends to use his infantile thumb-sucking as ammunition against him.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Half Celestial, Half Human. Despite Linda's fears that he might have wings he looks like a normal human baby. It's been stated that he'll be able to come and go from the Silver City as he pleases, although someone will have to take him there first. He's also a viable candidate to replace Lucifer as King of Hell as only a Celestial can occupy the throne.
  • Nephilim: The child of a human and an angel.
  • Practically Different Generations: He has an adult half sister on his mother's side who is over twenty years older than he is (Linda gave birth to Adriana when she was 17 and Charlie when she was in her forties).
  • Winged Humanoid: Amenadiel speculates that he may be born with wings, which naturally makes Linda panic. He is ultimately born wingless, but does manifest wings later in life.



Species: Human, Demon (formerly)

Played by: Lesley-Ann Brandt (young), L. Scott Caldwell (older)

First Appearance: "It Never Ends Well for the Chicken" (5x04)

Lilith, the original First Woman and mother of demons.

  • Abusive Parents: Mazikeen seems to have some issues concerning how Lilith treated her children.
    Eve: I'm so sorry... I completely forgot that she was your mother.
    Maze: Yep. [takes a drink] So did she.
    • In season five we learn she deliberately taught her children to reject connections to others so they wouldn't be hurt by people leaving them. Judging by Maze's desperate need to connect to people it didn't work.
  • Adaptational Nice Guy: While Lilith is by no means a hero and still sucks at parenting, she didn't see her children as cannon-fodder, she never tried invading Eden or conspired to end the universe like her comic book counterpart.
  • Brought Down to Normal: Lilith gave up her immortality so she could live a mortal life. The immortality is currently stored in a ring that Lucifer wears nearly all the time.
  • The Chanteuse: She worked as a New York club singer in the 1940s.
  • Chekhov's Gun: The ring that Lucifer has been wearing since season 1? That originally belonged to Lilith, who treasured it because it originated from the Garden of Eden, the only thing Lilith liked during her marriage to Adam. It also contains her immortality, which changed the stone from white to black.
  • First Love: Adam's first wife, and the woman that Eve could never live up to in his mind.
    Eve: [mockingly] "Oh, Lilith tamed the beasts of the night!" Stupid... perfect... Lilith.
  • Foil: To Lucifer. They are both Biblical immortals with strong connections with Hell (he was its king, her children its subjects), are hedonists, have an apathetic opinion towards children and they both find regular humans equal parts infuriating and fascinating, this fascination causing both of them to go through figurative and literal metamorphoses (Lucifer's self-actualizing affecting his powers, Lilith deciding to become mortal).
  • The Ghost: She gets discussed by Eve and Mazikeen, but doesn't appear until season five.
  • Killed Offscreen: In "Detective Amenadiel", Maze learns that since the first and last time she met her mother, Lilith has died.
  • Lady of Black Magic: Judging by Eve's "Lilith tamed the beasts of the night" line. In Season 5, it's implied that she willfully cultivated this image out of boredom, lying that her immortality was all in her ring and not natural to her.
  • Monster Progenitor:
    • She created the demons. How precisely she did that is a little unclear. Maze mentions being "forged in Hell to punish the guilty," and no mention is made of any sort of father figure, implying Lilith crafted the demons rather than giving birth to them.
    • In "It Never Ends Well for the Chicken", it is revealed that demons were not native to Hell. Lilith sent them to Hell to accompany Lucifer, so he would not be lonely during his exile there.
  • Mother of a Thousand Young: Maze mentions having thousands of siblings, making Lilith this.
  • Nothing Left to Do but Die: By 1946, Lilith had grown bored of living an immortal life. The talk with Gertie was the final straw for her to finally give up her immortality so she could live a normal human life.
  • The One That Got Away: According to Eve, she had to struggle living up to Lilith's standards, because Adam apparently never moved on from her.
  • Parental Abandonment: Left her children to fend for themselves and avoided all contact with them. She certainly didn't expect (nor was she happy) one of them to show up at her door.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Unlike Adam or Eve, Lilith was immortal and still alive by the 1940s, thousands of years after she left Eden. However, she surrendered her immortality upon realizing that she was bored with this life.
  • Retired Monster: The mother of all demons is living a quiet life in a normal apartment in Reno by 2020.
  • Sue Donym: She went by "Lily Rose" in 1940s New York.
  • Tragic Keepsake: Lucifer's ring is important to him not because it came from Eden, but because it stores Lilith's immortality.
  • Truly Single Parent: She's the mother of all the demons but neither Lucifer or Adam are given as the father so it's unclear how she gave birth to them.
  • Uncanny Family Resemblance: Maze is a carbon-copy of her mother. Even though Lucifer's recollection in her debut episode is distorted since Lucifer wants to make it gender-equal for Trixie's sake, he specifically notes that Maze resembles her, making it the one part of the memory that is not distorted in any way. And when we see her poster in "Detective Amenadiel", she really does look like Maze.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: After thousands of years living on Earth, she eventually came to the conclusion that life only has a meaning if it has an end.