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Dr. Jekyll and co. Includes classic monsters, mad scientists and just some ordinary people who happen to be friends with them.

    Dr. Henry Jekyll 

Doctor Henry Jekyll

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A medical doctor and scientist, as well as a highly regarded gentleman and socialite. He founded the Society for Arcane Science and his reputation is the very bedrock on which it stands - as long as no one finds about one particular little secret of his.
  • Admiring the Abomination: Jekyll has a passion for rogue science and is fascinated with supernatural creatures (particularly werewolves). He even keeps a pet Church Grim. Unfortunately, such inclinations are regarded with fear and suspicion from the rest of society.
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Implications by both Rachel and Dr.Lanyon, as well as certain behaviors shown in the prequel, suggest he might have suffered from Social Anxiety in his youth that later devolved into a full blown Major Depressive Disorder (that might or might not have been a motivator behind his desperate attempts at splitting himself). In addition, if one disregards the obvious Split-Personality Makeover going on with Hyde and keeps in mind that they are both the same person, his mental situation looks a lot like a rapid cycling Bipolar Disorder bordering on early stages of Schizophrenia.
  • Adorkable: Examples are much more rare in The Glass Scientists than its prequel, Bleeding Heart, but the times he geeks out over science can be described as this.
  • The Alcoholic: Opens a bottle of wine instead of eating breakfast.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Dr. Jekyll is charming, intelligent and has a genuine desire to help people in need and improve society. But he also has serious emotional issues, which at some point lead him to create Mr. Hyde to indulge in all his secret desires.
  • Bishie Sparkles: Even his speech bubbles.
  • Bi the Way: He's had his share of Silent Gay Panic, to add to all his other anxieties.
  • Brainy Brunette: Has lush dark brown hair and is both adept in science and social presentation.
  • Broken Ace: A reputable genius scientist, with lots of repressed issues underneath.
  • Closet Geek: Loved campy monster shows as a kid, but hides his interest in bad theater in favour of seeing the popular shows for polite dinner-party conversation.
  • Gentleman and a Scholar: His public image. He's not nearly as well-adjusted as he appears.
  • Good Is Not Dumb: Yes, he is the nice one, but he's also the brains of the operation.
  • Hiding Behind Religion: He adopted an Anglican lifestyle to appease the public eye, but he is secretly an agnostic.
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: Jekyll has self-loathing in spades, hidden behind a cheerful facade. He's said to have went through a serious depression before the story started.
  • The Insomniac: Has a history of difficulty sleeping. Being overworked isn't helping matters, either - he'd knocked out on top of his paperwork at the start of the third chapter. Prolonged lack of sleep causes his natural, Glasgow accent to slip.
  • Papa Wolf: Shows tendencies of this towards Jasper
  • Sanity Slippage: He was already on the way there, but after the incident with Moreau and the arrival of Frankenstein Jekyll's mind starts deteriorating at breakneck speeds. It's not helped by the fact that Hyde amps up his attempts at usurping control by tormenting him with hallucinations so deep and strong that he can't block them out.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man / Nice Hat: Dr. Jekyll does his best to maintain an impeccable image of a proper gentleman.
  • Split Personality: Well, obviously. He is Jekyll after all
  • Stepford Smiler / Beneath the Mask: Underneath a facade of an excellent socialite with a perfect smile for anyone, Jekyll is a pitiful bundle of self-loathing and insecurities, secretly terrified that one day, they will all come to light.
  • Technicolor Eyes: Red eyes, the same color as the transformation potion pre-salt. People around him often assume it's just "a very saturated brown."
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    Mr. Edward Hyde 
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Dr. Jekyll's secret alter ego and phantom of the Society for Arcane Sciences (atleast according to the lodgers). He and the doctor have managed to get along and keep their secret for the past two years, but this is soon about to change.
  • Admiring the Abomination: Hyde is just as enthralled with mad science as Jekyll is, given that he is a manifestation of a part of Jekyll's personality. He also loves and waxes poetically about the atmosphere of London's slums at night.
  • Berserk Button: Do not ignore him. Jekyll would know, since Hyde likes to poke and prod him when he tries keeping him under control.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: He's initially portrayed as just being an over the top Harmless Villain, contrary to the Super-Powered Evil Side most adaptions like taking to. Then he stabs and nearly kills Dr. Moreau with an ''umbrella'' and summons a nightmare army to torment his alter ego. All because ''he wants to go to the mall''.
  • Bi the Way: Is seen strolling around with what seems to be both a male and female stripper in his Drunken Montage
  • Burning with Anger: Albeit in his Tulpa form, Hyde can become so angry that he transforms into a wall of fire.
  • Cheshire Cat Grin: If he isn't smirking, he's doing this.
  • The Cowl: The Society treats Hyde like this.
    Miss Lavender: He's the phantom of the Society! Our very own caped vigilante!
  • Evil Is Cool: What motivates Hyde to describe his own mind as "a dark ocean of depravity."
  • Fauxlosophic Narration: His waxing poetic tends to veer into this, especially in the opening pages of the comic.
  • The Gadfly: When he isn't in control, he does everything he can to make Jekyll miserable.
  • The Hedonist: Well, yeah, that's kind of the point. It's Mr. Hyde.
  • Hyde Plays Jekyll: As revenge for being framed for the arson outside of the academy, he torments Jekyll to the point that he mentally snaps, allowing Hyde to take control of him (albeit only for a short moment) without taking the potion. He uses the opportunity to absolutely ''shit'' on Frankenstein's life; souring her relationship with Jekyll further.
  • Invented Individual: Jekyll pretends that Hyde is a separate person working as his lab assistant and is suspiciously absent whenever Jekyll's around. It came to a point that his fellow lodgers believe that the two are having a romance.
  • Large Ham: He can't just sneak Frankenstein and the Creature quietly into the Society. He has to kick the doors open and then proceed to give a long theatrical introduction - until the Creature, not amused, cuts him of.
  • Minion with an F in Evil: He tries marketing himself as a Card-Carrying, Spring-heeled Jack-esq embodiment of malice haunting the seedy-streets that no one can touch, but anybody that actually interacts with him can tell that its all one big act. Queen Lucy even compares him to Lonely Rich Kids sneaking out of their mansions, pretending to be rugged peasants out looking for a taste of "the real London."
  • The Napoleon: Impulsive, energetic, prone to fighting at pubs, and a head shorter than the dear doctor.
  • Older Than They Look: He is just as old as his alter ego but looks young enough for Lanyon and Rachel to seriously consider whether he might be the son of Jekyll and Morcant; making him about 15-20 years old in appearance as opposed to Jekyll's 35 years.
  • Ooh, Me Accent's Slipping: Hyde and Jekyll are both very good at mimicking London accents normally, but after a bit of absinthe, Hyde's attempt backfires spectacularly:
    Hyde: Oi! Wodder yew lookin' at? Yew gotta problem wit' me? I'll fight ye, just yew watch!
    Creature: Good lord, what is that? Are you trying to do some kind of Cockney accent?
  • Roof Hopping: Hyde's preferred method of travel.
  • The Sleepless: Due to Hyde's constant manic state, he physically cannot sleep unless he transforms back into Dr. Jekyll.
  • Violent Glaswegian: Jekyll is Glaswegian and by extension so is Hyde. He also loves brawling at bars and threatens Frankenstein’s monster when drunk, despite being shorter and skinnier by far.
  • Wild Hair: A blond, unkempt mop in his head. It goes with his 'spooky' look.

    Jasper Kaylock 
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A young werewolf and cryptobiologist who Jekyll rescues from an angry mob and takes under his wing at the Society. While insecure and struggling with his newly acquired lycanthropy, he has a keen mind and good observation skills that allow him to see through some of Jekyll's charms.
  • Audience Surrogate: The reader learns about the Society for Arcane Sciences through Jasper and gets introduced to a whole host of mad/rogue scientists.
  • Admiring the Abomination: Shares a passion for supernatural creatures with Jekyll (and Hyde). He found being turned into a werewolf frightening, but also sort of fascinating.
  • Adorkable: Especially when he geeks out over werewolves with Jekyll.
  • Big Eater: Gorges himself on a platter of chicken to the point of stuffing his dirty coat full of drumsticks. Lanyon is not amused.
  • Big Ol' Eyebrows: Considerably more prominent than of those around Jasper.
  • Bi the Way: Isn't too aware of it, since all his relationships have been with family members or animals at this point.
  • Country Mouse: Jasper moved to London from a farm in hopes of meeting other people who practice rogue science.
  • Friend to All Living Things: Only natural, seeing as he's a cryptozoologist. Aside from caring for his experiments, he's pet a frightened cat, delighted over finding an invisible mouse, and owns a pet Mud Phoenix named Christopher. He also has a lot other magical that he's collected in his research.
  • I Owe You My Life: Jasper is the only lodger not to abandon Jekyll and the exhibition when Frankenstein turns them all against him.
  • My Instincts Are Showing: Has more cravings for meat, and sometimes howls at night.
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: Werewolves are quadruped wolf-like creatures, but an ill-prepared Wolfsbane potion causes Jasper to sporadically transform between manlike and beast in the introductory chapter.
  • Shrinking Violet: Jasper hates being in the spotlight and is very afraid of disappointing authority figures. His confidence can be build up by positive comments, but just as easily destroyed again by a single negative one.
  • They Called Me Mad!: Jasper recounts how he told his previous professors "You think me mad?! I'll show you who's mad! I'll show you all! WAHAHAHA!" Subverted in that he never actually said it out loud.
    Jasper Kaylock: Or um, that's what I said in my head. I actually said something like "Yeah, that's fine I guess". But in a defiant way, y'know?
    Jekyll: I am familiar with the sentiment.
  • Undying Loyalty: Jekyll's help still fresh, Jasper is the only member of the lodge that does not turn his back on Jekyll when Frankenstein sours the exhibition for them.
  • Wise Beyond Their Years: Jasper is not as captivated with Frankenstein's Romanticist philosophy as the other lodgers because he and his family had encountered Upper-Class Twits who has similar ideas about life and the wilderness before their lack of survival skills nearly killed them as nature intended. Considering Frankenstein came to them vomiting blood, the comparison is appropriate.

    Dr. Hastie "Robert" Lanyon 
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Dr. Jekyll's oldest friend and mentor. Robert taught him every social skill he knows, particularly how to navigate high society and win the good graces of rich people. Their friendship has been through some hurdles in the past, which have lead Henry to have some unresolved feelings about his friend.
  • Adaptation Name Change: In the book his first name was Hastie.
    • Later subverted, sort of. Hastie was reinstated as his first name, but since he's named after his father, who he has a bad relationship with to say the least, he prefers to go by his middlename Robert.
  • Bi the Way: With a preference for men. But he will never personally acknowledge it, both due to Victorian values and internalised biphobia. (How he acts when he's using alcohol as an excuse is another matter entirely.)
  • Composite Character: He has the surname and appearance of one of Sabrina's friends' OCs and takes the same role in being Jekyll's friend from college as the original Dr. Lanyon; but at least so far hasn't gone through the falling out with him mentioned in the novel. He also takes Uttersson's role as Jekyll's close companion as well as in being personally responsible for the investigation into Hyde's true identity.
  • Control Freak: Is heard composing Henry's daily schedule, including meal dates, and forms a very codependent relationship with him, in which he enjoys micromanaging and picking at his friend's problems. He also takes Victorian Upper Class code seriously.
  • Fantastic Racism: Hated werewolves already before meeting Morcant, and opted for leaving her to die when she turned up on his doorstep.
  • First-Name Basis: With Henry, and vice-versa.
  • Gentleman Snarker: Uses snark and emotional detachment to deal with his own family drama as well as any other unpleasantness the world throws at him.
  • Hiding Behind Religion: While he has absolutely no belief in a God, he pretends to practice alongside Henry.
  • Idle Rich: Technically a doctor, but doesn't practice; it's just a front to get his dad off his back.
  • Intro-Only Point of View: Narrates the prequel but doesn't make a reappearance in the webcomic until chapter 3
  • Large Ham: See his first appearance in the webcomic. His hamminess is only possibly surpassed by Hyde's.
  • Marriage of Convenience: Lanyon married a wealthy socialite at both his parents’ wishes. His wife is doing fine (and she's probably much cooler than Lanyon), but since they married to please their parents they only have the vaguest interest in each other.
  • Not So Stoic: He puts a lot of effort into appearing relaxed and emotionally disengaged, but he’s increasingly anxious about Henry’s health and seeming attachment to Mr. Hyde.
  • Socialite: Raised by upper-class, wealthy parents, and taught Henry nearly everything he knows. Bleeding Heart took place in his summer cabin.

    Rachel Pidgley 
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Rachel, drenched in blood from slipping on a spleen at the meat market.
Cook and day manager at the Society. She's very old friends with Jekyll and the only person other than Lanyon he trusts. She's also become friends with Mr. Hyde, who regularly pesters her for food. She's a lot more street-wise and cunning than she let's on.
  • Bi the Way: And totally unaware. She's even more repressed than Jekyll.
  • Cool Big Sis: Says she'd make her kid brother extra food whenever he'd stay out late. She also has this rapport with Hyde, who reminds her of her brothers.
  • Change the Uncomfortable Subject: When it seems like Hyde has got her cornered on how much she actually knows about Jasper, she quickly distracts him by asking him about his new cape.
  • Digging Yourself Deeper: She tries to convince Hyde she doesn't just want to sleep with Jasper, but also cares about his hopes and dreams, only to get more and more flustered when it's obvious that she doesn't know alot about him.
  • Hidden Depths: She grew up poor and has seen London from it's ugliest side from an early age. Hyde's attempts to appear spooky and evil look a lot sillier to her because she of this. She's very street-smart and the only one among the Lodgers to escape the police when they all get arrested after Mr. Hyde starts a fire when fighting Moreau. She also has a connection to London’s criminal underworld through her sister-in-law, Queen Lucy, leader of The Forty Elephants.
    • Her feelings about Mr. Hyde are also more complicated than she’s initially let on. She’ll defend him fiercely from accusations of wrongdoing and try to portray him as essentially harmless and helpless, even though he’s very obviously not. The reasons for this are yet to be revealed.
  • First-Name Basis: With both Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde.
  • Knife Nut: Brings a large kitchen knife to the fight with Moreau, and brutally stabs one of his creatures with it.
  • Platonic Life-Partners: One of the few people Dr. Jekyll knows well enough personally to share unguarded casual banter with. Also gets along with Hyde despite his antics.
  • Supreme Chef: Cooks for Dr. Jekyll and the Lodgers.

     The Creature 
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The Creature arrives in London.
Frankenstein's monster, as famous as their creator, and presumed to have died with them in the Arctic a long time ago. This turns out to be wrong when they arrive in London, carrying an unconcious Frankenstein in their arms and being hotly pursued by Dr. Moreau.
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     Frankenstein 
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The world's most famous mad scientist. Long presumed to have died a tragic death in the arctic regions, and thereby serve as a tragic morality tale of why mad science should never be pursued. However, it turns out there are a couple of details missing from the story. One of them being that Frankenstein didn't die.
  • Ambiguous Gender: Was always presumed to be a man (because Victorian times), but Hyde soon notices her rather feminine appearence when he first sees her. The Creature later confirms both to Hyde and the Lodgers that Frankenstein is indeed a woman.
  • Ambiguously Gay/Bi. When Frankenstein's revealed to be a woman, one of the questions the Lodgers (and Hyde) immedially wants and answer to is whether that means she's into ladies, given that she presumably was in love with Elizabeth.
  • Blood from the Mouth: She reveals her illness when she accidentally vomits copious amounts of blood onto Dr. Jekyll as she chews him out.
  • Broken Pedestal: She seems to have a particularly seething hatred for Henry Jekyll and the Society of Arcane Science because it tries to make mad science Safe, Sane, and Consensual to the general public (though her creation says that she is just incredibly stubborn). This is especially troubling since everyone in the Society are huge fans of her's.
  • Death Seeker: Heavily implied to be this, due to her life effectively being ruined by her own experiments, her lack of care regarding her health, and her refusal to see a doctor despite the fact that she was effectively dying.
  • Don't You Dare Pity Me!: The monster claims that she it too prideful of her own medical expertise to accept help from anyone, making her an especially difficult patient. With the revelation that the events of Mary Shelly's Frankenstein are true, it's highly likely she's a Death Seeker.
  • Gender Reveal: Frankenstein's revealed as a woman to the audience and the Lodgers at the same time. It immediately results in the Lodgers bombarding the Creature with more questions.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Frankenstein goes on and on about how impressive her self-reliance is, surviving on rainwater and lizard guts, unaware that her steady diet of Fireeater Skink is why she has been vomiting blood in the first place.
  • It's Popular, Now It Sucks!: In-Universe. The primary reason why Dr. Frankenstein seems to hate Dr. Jekyll and the Society of Arcane Sciences is because she thinks it tries to "sanitize" mad science, making it look more acceptable to the general populace instead of crossing boundaries and offending people in the process.
  • Jerkass: She's absolutely horrid to Jekyll, despite him trying to help her.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: She's right when she points out Jekyll's ideas of good and evil as essential qualities of the human soul are flawed, given that "good" and "evil" are arbitrary human categories, not inherent characteristics of things. It's something Jekyll would greatly benefit from taking to heart, but Frankenstein is so confrontational and condescending towards him, it's hardly surprising he doesn't.
  • Right for the Wrong Reasons: She remarks that Dr. Jekyll is "rotten on the inside". She makes these remarks because she thinks he is a Villain with Good Publicity, having no knowledge of Hyde.
  • Romanticism Versus Enlightenment: The Romanticist to Jekyll's Enlightenment.
  • They Copied It, So It Sucks!: Frankenstein is quick to tell Jekyll that a real scientist does their own experiments instead of "slavishly ape" other people's experiments when he uses recipes of other alchemists to make her medicine.note 
  • Wake-Up Fighting: She wakes up in Chapter 6 after being nursed back to health...and immediately decks Henry in the face while giving a Big "NO!"

The Lodgers

These are the resident "rogue" scientists who lodge at the Society for Arcane Science. According to Dr. Jekyll, many of them were rescued right off the street.


     General 
  • Idiot Savant: They are all experts in their respective subjects but are so abhorrently bad at social interaction (and logical thinking to boot) that if Jekyll hadn't taken to keeping them in check and putting on a respectable face for them in society, they would most likely have been lynched sooner rather than later.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: A rather diverse collection of experts with equally diverse specializations.
  • Ungrateful Bastards: Although it is unknown whether they are aware of how their behavior comes off themselves, their lack of care for and willingness to cooperate with Jekyll once Frankenstein arrives is rather disturbing. Especially considering the fact that he is the one who has singlehandedly been providing for them for the past 2 years.
    • Interestingly. Despite being newly arrived, Jasper could tell straight away that Jekyll was not feeling well and resorted to completely avoiding the other Lodgers' company.
    Mr. Bird 
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Mr. Bird, welcoming Jasper.
The Society's resident crypto-horticulturalist; shares workspace with Mr. Archer.

    Mr. Archer 
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Mr. Archer, welcoming Jasper.
Mr. Archer (a botanical clockwork engineer) is based off Bleeding Heart Kickstarter backer Blind Side. Archer is loyal, energetic, and ambitious, but also quite stubborn. He often butts heads with the much mellower Mr. Bird and prefers to spend his free time with the other young Lodgers, often staying out late on the town. In other words... he’s one of Jekyll’s "problem children."
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    Dr. Maijabi 
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Dr. Maijabi, holding flasks of Ghosts' Blood.
The Society's ectoplasmic pathologist. He lived until middle age in a small Aboriginal village in Australia before he left in pursuit of rogue/mad science.


  • I See Dead People: Dr. Maijabi's covered eye has a kind of “spectral vision” – the idea came from an episode of the short horror fiction podcast Pseudopod called The Nightside Eye. As the story explains, one of the reasons pirates may have worn eye patches was to preserve their night vision. They would cover their eye when entering bright sunlight and uncover it when descending below deck, so that one eye was always adjusted to see in dim lighting. Nightside Eye adapts the idea to the sixth sense–keeping one eye covered allows it to remain always adjusted to the supernatural world.
  • Will-o'-the-Wisp: A few of these are seen in Dr. Maijabi's jars, and his candlabra is lit with similar blue flames.

    Mr. Griffin 
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Mr. Griffin, after failing to turn a cat invisible.
The Society's resident disapparative biochemist. A young Invisible Man, in fact, the very same. He's Jekyll's "problem child" - his inventions are always on the fritz, which puts him in a perpetually sour mood.


  • Bungling Inventor: His inventions seem to backfire on him more often than not, to the point where Jekyll considers it bad PR for the Society.
  • Grumpy Bear: His mood is more permanent than his experiments. In fact, they're probably connected.
  • Invisibility: Not yet invisible himself, but has managed to create an invisible rat infestation, along with invisible rat droppings, much to Dr. Jekyll's chagrin.
  • Lennon Specs: Sports a pair of these.
  • Mystical White Hair: Whether natural or a result of experimenting on himself, it befits his choice field of rogue science.

    Mr. Ranjit Helsby 
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Helsby, teasing Dr. Jekyll.
An exploratory bathynaut, and another one of Dr. Jekyll's "problem children." He would probably leave the Society if he wasn't completely broke.
  • Expy: Of Captain Nemo from 20000 Leagues under the Sea. He's a nautical brat with a rebellious streak.

    Miss Lavender 
Junior extremofaunic zoologist, works with Mrs. Cantilupe. She and Mrs. Cantilupe specialize in a particular breed of Lovecraftian monsters that exists on the edges of time and space. She plans to show them of at the Society's grand exhibition.
  • Hidden Depths: She seems to have bit of medical knowledge, when she ends up taking care of Frankenstein while the Lodgers fight with Moreau. Oh, and she potentially has the power to reanimate ancient Lovecraftian horrors and make them her faithfull servants, should she ever need to.

    Mrs. Cantilupe 
Senior extremofaunic zoologist, works with Miss Lavender. One of the few married Lodgers. She and Lavender specialize in Lovecraftian horror monsters at the edge of time and space. They plan to show the at the Society's grand exhibition.
  • Hidden Depths: She, like her partner Ms. Lavender, might just be able to reanimate world-ending cosmic horrors.

    Mr. Pennebrygg 
An automatonatomist.

    Mr. Sinnett 

    Mr. Mosley 
A hollow Earth submariner.

    Mr. Tweedy 
A Galvanic engineer.

    Miss Flowers 
An entomologic intelligencer.
  • Clockwork Creature: Specializes in building these. She even brings some to help fight against Moreau and his monsters.

    Mr. Doddle 
An experimental confectionist.

    Nicholas D. Bryson 
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    Mr. Luckett 
A detonative homeopath.
  • Having a Blast: He creates explosions by snapping his fingers. Comes in handy against Moreau's monsters.

    Virginia Ito 
The Society's junior neoalchemist, studying the same field as Dr. Jekyll allegedly once did.
  • Transgender: She's a transgender woman. She immigrated to to England from Japan and decided to use her move as an opportunity to transition.

Other

     Queen Lucy 
An infamous outlaw and the leader of the all-female Forty Elephants gang.
  • Bouncing Battler: According to Hyde, she once escaped from the cops by jumping up onto the nearest rooftop and sending a rotten woodbeam down on top of them. Rachel is rather sceptical about the truth of that story.
  • Shrouded in Myth: It's somewhat dubious whether she really did escape police by dropping a pillar on them, but she clearly has wild reputation.
     Constable Jenkins 
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Jenkins, as Dr. Jekyll arrives.
A constable who works under Sergeant Brokenshire alongside Constable Wipple; attempts to arrest Jasper on account of being a werewolf.

    Constable Wipple 
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Wipple conversing with Dr. Jekyll.
A constable who works under Sergeant Brokenshire alongside Constable Jenkins; attempts to arrest Jasper on account of being a werewolf.

    Sergeant Enoch Brokenshire 
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Brokenshire orders Jasper to be restrained.
A no-nonsense sergeant who is generally not in favor of what he calls "mad scientist types," but has so far been swayed by Jekyll's good reputation, even if he doesn't trust him fully. Also has a soft spot for puppies.
  • No-Sell: After the incident with Moreau he isn't swayed by Henry's charm.
  • Pet the Dog: Quite literally his weakness, as exploited by Dr. Jekyll.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Played With. He's willing to give Henry the benefit of the doubt when it comes to his lodgers but calls him out on his crap when Hyde and the lodgers cause too much trouble.
    Dr. Moreau 
The same one as from as the character from The Island of Doctor Moreau. A dangerous mad vivisectionist, who has been banned from London.
  • Ax-Crazy: To judge his appearence and behavior, he was already pretty unstable when he arrived in London. After Hyde nearly kills him in the fire from their battle, he loses what little sanity he had left. In spite of suffering severe burns the police have to strap him to a gourney to prevent him from trying to hurt others. He then spits Jekyll in the face when he sees him at the station.
  • Mad Scientist: Of the truly dangerous and unscrupulous kind. While the Lodgers still have a working moral compass, he's abandoned his long ago. Unfortunately, the public doesn't distinguish between him and the Lodgers.
  • Exhausted Eyebags: He has some rather large bags under his eyes, adding to his sickly appearence.
  • The Dreaded: The Lodgers are terrified when they hear Moreau is back in London.
     Morcant 
An old werewolf introduced in the Bleeding Heart prequel. Dr. Jekyll and Dr.Lanyon nursed her back to health after she collapsed at the porch of the Lanyon family's cottage 15 years ago, and Dr. Lanyon suspects their encounter with her and the subsequent emotional connection she formed with Dr. Jekyll might have been When It All Began.
  • Glamour: Heavily implied that the kiss she gave Jekyll, despite being in gratitude, might have done something to his psyche. Lanyon mentions that, after returning from the woods, Jekyll has never been the same again.
  • Interspecies Friendship: Forms one with Dr. Jekyll
  • Our Werewolves Are Different: Rather than a human that occasionally turns into a wolf she seems to be a wolf that occasionally turns into a human. A ridiculously large and old wolf that is.
    • She also seems to have some sort of magical or spellcasting abilities as it's first after kissing her that Jekyll's obsession with the supernatural is born.
  • Really 700 Years Old: She looks to be around the same age as Lanyon and Jekyll but laments the loss of "old traditions" like alchemy and spellcasting. She is suprised that Jekyll knows how to brew something as old and lost to time as a healing potion.
  • When It All Began: Implied that her encounter with Lanyon and Henry is this. Despite never showing up in the actual web comic, her and whatever influence she had on Jekyll is getting more and more focus as Lanyon suspects she might have charmed him in some way
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