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Kaulder

Played by: Vin Diesel
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  • The Ace: Even as a mere mortal, Kaulder was a cut above his fellows in the Order, who got slaughtered like sheep when they faced the Witch Queen in the past. In the present he's an unstoppable force with centuries of experience and Complete Immortality to back it up. Witches pretty much don't have a prayer against him in a straight fight; unfortunately, dirty tricks are the specialty of any evil witch worth their salt.
  • Achilles' Heel: Kaulder may be completely immortal, but he's still perfectly vulnerable to mental attacks. When he's forcefully pulled out of a memory potion, he's left dazed and hallucinating so badly that Belial just goes about his business while Kaulder tries to choke Chloe to death thinking she's the Witch Queen. Later, Danique is able to trap him in a Lotus-Eater Machine that Chloe has to use her Dream Walker powers to break.
  • And the Adventure Continues: The film ends with Kaulder and his new partner (Chloe) riding off to their new task.
  • Badass Baritone
  • Beard of Barbarism: Flashback!Kaulder sports one reminiscent of that worn by Ragnar from Vikings.
  • Badass Boast: "By Iron and Fire!"
  • Badass in a Nice Suit: Kaulder wears a low key version of this - suit trousers and button-up shirt - for most of the movie.
  • Body Horror: At one point, Kaulder breaks all the bones in his hand to get free from a handcuff. The sickening angles his fingers end in are bad enough, but when the camera lingers on them as his Healing Factor sets in, we get to see a close-up of bones that move in a manner that shouldn't be possible, accompanied by sickening crunches.
  • Brought Down to Normal: The Witch Queen takes Kaulder's, or rather her immortality to complete her rebirth. When Kaulder deals the final blow to her, a pulse of magic she unleashes during her death throes renders him immortal once again.
  • Colossus Climb: During the Final Battle, Kaulder jumps on top of the spider monster and kills it Just in Time before it can reach and kill the 37th Dolan.
  • Cool Car: Kaulder uses a Aston Martin Rapide for his transportation purposes in the present. It also seen drifting at the end of the movie.
  • Cool Sword: The Hexenbane, Kaulder's blade. It can break stone and turn into a Flaming Sword whenever necessary.
  • Cursed with Awesome: Kaulder's "curse" is a textbook variation - the Witch Queen invoked Who Wants to Live Forever? to break him, and instead he became her kind's greatest prosecutor. It starts to make more more sense once it's revealed that she used him to store the immortality for her resurrection.
  • Death Seeker: Kaulder wants death to reunite with his family, but unfortunately for him, he's immortal. It's more pronounced in the flashbacks - in the present day, he seems to be largely fine with his continued existence, if only because he's come to terms that there's no fixing it. He shows no hesitation in trying to destroy the Witch Queen's heart when the opportunity presents itself, but Chloe talks him out of it.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: Modern witches seem to have a remarkably blase attitude toward their own magic, and it's this that seems to particularly irritate Kaulder by this point in his career: the good witches often underestimate the damage they can cause with mere carelessness, while the witches who DO have a firm grasp of their abilities and what they can do are the ones who abuse it.
  • The Dreaded: He's the terror of the witch community, and many an urban legend is out there telling what he does to every witch he encounters. When he enters Chloe's cafe/pub to get the memory potion, the entire hall is empty before he even reaches the bar, with both staff and clients fleeing in abject terror. Similarly, when he goes to meet Max, the staff in the bakery kitchen book it after this exchange.
    Oh, Crap!. Shop's closed Max!
  • Empowered Badass Normal: Manages to take down the Witch Queen even before she "curses" him with immortality and Healing Factor. After she does, he becomes The Dreaded to the supernatural community.
  • Exposition Diagram: After learning that Chloe is a Dream Walker, Kaulder takes her to Axe and Cross' headquarters and shows her a bas-relief of the war against the Witch Queen, using it to tell her what her kind can do.
  • Exposition of Immortality: Has several indicators:
    • He has many flashbacks to the war against the Witch Queen.
    • After 37th Dolan's swearing-in for his position, Kaulder tells him of how he remembers the time when the church the ceremony took place in had been built.
    • His words imply that he was at least aware of the Salem Witch Trials if not outright present; he makes it clear that he objected to the Trials as they targeted innocents and would have done so even if the women targeted had been real witches so long as they weren't hurting anyone.
    • A subtle one, but the archive in Axe and Cross' headquarters is filled with dozens of books of the same kind 36th Dolan uses to write down Kaulder's history.
  • Feel No Pain: While he does grunt when hit, the handcuff scene proves that Kaulder doesn't really feel pain - he continues to push his hand through the metal ring even though it breaks his fingers, and there's nothing on his face but grim determination.
  • Flaming Sword: His blade can be set on fire.
  • Foreshadowing: Close to the start of the movie, he says that a witch's curse is broken when the witch who cast it is killed. Watchful viewer may note that despite the Witch Queen dying in the prologue, he continues to be immortal, meaning she's not truly dead.
  • Hand Cannon: His sidearm is the size of a pistol, looks like a small shotgun, and works like a full-sized one.
  • Happy Flashback: We are treated to happy flashback moments of Kaulder with his wife and daughter, facilitated by the memory potion.
  • Healing Factor: Part of his immortality is his ability to heal quickly. Broken bones mend in under a minute, and slash wounds take seconds.
  • Heroes Want Redheads: His wife Helena appears to be a redhead.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: While he's seen using a bow, pistol and hammer, both times Kaulder fights the Witch Queen, he defeats her with his sword.
  • Heroic Second Wind: After 37th Dolan's betrayal and the Witch Queen reactivating the plague spell, a beaten Kaulder has a vision of his deceased wife and daughter urging him to stand up and fight. He proceeds to do just that.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Subverted. Many witches believe Kaulder to be a monster, but when he's forced to deal with Chloe for a longer while, he turns out to be a surprisingly Nice Guy.
  • I Call It "Vera": Well, Kaulder doesn't call his sword Hexenbane, but it's a name that caught on among the witch community. Ultimately, he decides Sure, Let's Go with That.
  • It Is Dehumanising: It is mentioned that the Axe and Cross refer to Kaulder as 'the weapon' rather than by name; part of the reason Kaulder likes the 36th Dolan is that he is the only one to truly treat Kaulder as a person first.
  • Light 'em Up: Opens the last round of his fight against the Witch Queen by plunging the weather runes he'd collected earlier into a pool of water, producing a truly impressive flash.
  • Lotus-Eater Machine: The potion Danique puffs at Kaulder puts him in a dream in which he's reliving his most treasured memories of his family. Chloe has to dive in his mind to pull him out of it.
  • Metallicar Syndrome: Lampshaded by 37th Dolan. Kaulder's aforementioned Cool Car is a 4-door, 550 horsepower, 200 mph Aston Martin Rapide. Though, as 37th Dolan points out, it's saved from being too conspicuous since at least it's black and not gaudy red.
  • Moment of Weakness: Feeling betrayed by the Axe and Cross after learning that they've been keeping the Witch Queen's heart to use him as a weapon, he heads off to stop Belial on his own, declining Chloe's help as he feels he can't trust anyone anymore. With no backup to help him, Belial and the newly resurrected Queen proceed to beat the crap out of him and he ends up losing his immortality.
  • Monster/Slayer Romance: Subverted. There were plans to have Chloe fall in love with Kaulder, the eponymous Witch Hunter, but this was rejected because the age gap between themnote  was seen as too large and Kaulder still being haunted by the death of his wife made it seem inappropriate.
  • Mr. Exposition: Kaulder sometimes works like this to both Chloe and 37th Dolan, both relatively new to the Witch Hunting trade.
  • The Musketeer: His weapons of choice are his Hand Cannon and Cool Sword.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: A non-verbal variation: He tries to strangle Chloe in a hallucinogenic trance, visualizing her as the Witch Queen. When Chloe manages to dose him with an antidote for the spell he's under and he comes to his senses, his hand snaps off of her and he has a horrified expression on his face.
  • Named Weapons: Played with, as while Kaulder notes that he had never named his sword, he quickly adds that others had come to call it Hexenbane, for its proficiency in slaying witches.
  • Nice Guy: When not fighting witches, he's a really nice person, comforting others, joking, helping them to get at ease with the supernatural and protecting whenever necessary.
  • Noble Bigot: Kaulder dislikes witches, sure, but it doesn't cloud his judgement: he only hunts ones guilty of harming humans and is perfectly willing to work with them if needed.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: His daughter dying of Black Death is an important part of his backstory.
  • Parental Substitute: Ends up getting this dynamic with Chloe, becoming a sort of father figure to her.
  • Pet the Dog: Surprisingly, he's quite willing to do this. Consider the below exchange between him and Bronwyn, the teenage witch from whom he confiscates the weather runes after she nearly inadvertently brings down a passenger plane with them.
    Bronwyn: You gonna turn me over to the Witch Council?
    Kaulder: No.
    Bronwyn: [afraid] You're gonna kill me?
    Kaulder: [surprised] Kill you? I'm trying to stop you from killing yourself. Enjoy New York.
  • Pre Ass Kicking One Liner: After the Witch Queen shows Kaulder a vision of the future she intends to make, showing a ruined and overgrown New York with humanity exterminated:
    Witch Queen: I've taken this world back!
    Kaulder: Not yet.
  • Pre-Mortem One-Liner: Delivered to the Witch Queen:
    Kaulder: You know the benefit of eternal life? I get to kill you twice.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Kaulder is eight hundred years old.
  • Red Baron: The magic users call Kaulder the Witch Hunter.
  • Sherlock Scan: He locates Ellic's hideout going off a couple of scents Max had noticed on one of his customers.
  • Spotting the Thread: Has a knack for this.
    • He notices that there's something sketchy about 36th Dolan's supposedly-peaceful demise when he notes that the man has died on the same night he has retired, which isn't something that usually happens.
    • The illusion at Dolan's house is shaken when he notices a dead fly on the floor, lying there despite the house and windows being closed all the time, and it shatters completely when he notices it's a Plague Fly, a sure sign of dark magic.
    • He realizes that Ellic isn't the only person involved in 36th Dolan's murder when he notes that such a low-level warlock shouldn't be able to perform shapeshifting, which he hasn't seen in 800 years.
  • Undying Warrior: A former knight who was cursed with immortality by the Witch Queen before killing her. Since then, he has lived for the past eight hundred years hunting, fighting, and bringing criminal witches to justice for the Witch Council. Turns out the Witch Queen was also using Kaulder to store said immortality until the time came for her to be resurrected.
  • Who Wants to Live Forever?: The basis of the Queen's curse - Kaulder gets to see generation after generation of his friends age and die, not to mention remember his loved ones forever while being unable to reunite with them in the afterlife. In truth, it's just a bonus: she gets to make her killer suffer until she's revived and can take her immortality back from him.
  • The Witch Hunter: His job description, it's even in the title. Unlike most examples of this trope, he a. only goes after criminal witches, and b. hands them over to the Witch Council to be tried rather than simply executing them with impunity, making him more of a Bounty Hunter. When discussing the Salem Witch Trials, he makes it clear that not only were the women in those trials innocent, but he would have objected to the trials even if real witches were being targeted unless they had actively hurt anyone first. The only Witches he fights with no intention of sparing are Belial, who needed to be killed to save 36th Dolan, and the Witch Queen who is simply too powerful to be left alive even if Kaulder didn't hate her guts.
  • Worf Had the Flu: Kaulder is forcefully pulled out of his Memory Potion trance by Belial, leaving him in a half-awake drugged-up haze flickering between the real world and his memory. Despite getting a few good swings in, Kaulder is too out of it to fight effectively, even attacking Chloe when he hallucinates her as the Witch Queen as Belial casually burns the bar down.
    Belial: I was yanked out of a memory spell once: my mind was scrambled eggs for hours.

    Chloe 

Chloe

Played by: Rose Leslie
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  • Action Girl: Despite being a simple bartender at first glance, she proves to be much more than Kaulder thinks of her.
  • Alchemy Is Magic: Being a witch bartender, Chloe deals in mixing up recreational potions with a variety of effects. She's the one who makes and gives the memory potion to Kaulder in his first attempt to 'remember his death', and when Belial attacks Kaulder she rescues him with a Dispel Magic potion.
  • Battle in the Center of the Mind: Chloe has one with Ellic when she tries to stop him from finishing the spell. It's a literal knife fight between the two of them.
  • Blinded by the Light: When Belial overloads the lightbulbs in Chloe's house, she's at first blinded by the sudden brightness.
  • Cursed with Awesome: Her ability is very powerful, and very dangerous.
  • Dark Secret: Chloe hides her Dream Walker gift, as it's considered to be a Dark Magic skill, and she once inadvertently hurt her little brother with it.
  • Destructive Saviour: After her bar burns down due to Belial's hunt for Kaulder, Chloe lashes out at him for causing the destruction of all she's ever had.
  • Dispel Magic: Uses it to save Kaulder from Belial's nightmare.
  • Dream Walker: Chloe has the power to enter other people's minds and dreams. Kaulder mentions that there used to be more like her and they were Queen's deadliest assassins, due to Your Mind Makes It Real.
  • Embarrassing Ringtone: Chloe has a cat sound ringtone for Miranda's calls which everyone in the room finds awkward.
  • Expospeak: Before giving him the memory potion, Chloe outlines the rules about its effects, among them Your Mind Makes It Real. Lampshaded when Kaulder points out that he knows this already, only for her to tell him that her insurance company requires the speech of her.
  • Hunter of His Own Kind: Becomes one by the end of the movie. She even lampshades it nonchalantly:
    Chloe: Why can't a witch be a witch hunter?
  • Monster/Slayer Romance: Subverted. There were plans to have Chloe fall in love with Kaulder, the eponymous Witch Hunter, but this was rejected because the age gap between themnote  was seen as too large and Kaulder still being haunted by the death of his wife made it seem inappropriate.
  • Orphean Rescue: Dives into Kaulder's mind to rescue him from a Lotus-Eater Machine.
  • The Reveal: She's a Dream Walker, possessing a skill that's considered to be part of Black Magic.
  • Shout-Out: When she rants at Kaulder about popular opinion of witches, she talks about how most people see them. The description she gives is pretty clearly that of the Wicked Witch of the West.
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    Dolan 37 

Dolan 37

Played by: Elijah Wood
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  • Big Bad Friend
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: The 37th Dolan seems like a Nice Guy and Kaulder fanboy who's a bit in over his head. The truth is he's a treacherous sycophant to The Witch Queen, and his reasons for betraying humanity and Kaulder are rather petty and pathetic.
  • Evil All Along: The 37th Dolan betrays Kaudler very late in the film at a crucial moment, and reveals that he was against Kaudler from the start.
  • I Just Want to Be Special: He wants to be a warlock. He was born to a pair of witches, but didn't inherit the gift, and part of the reason for his treachery is this.
  • The Mole: Dolan The 37th is one within the Axe and Cross, having always been loyal to the Witch Queen.
  • Muggle Born of Mages: He's a non-mage born to a pair of witches.
  • Rewarded as a Traitor Deserves: For his glorious service to the Witch Queen against his own species, 37th Dolan is killed by her for being human.
    Witch Queen: Clay cannot be turned into gold. Without magic, you're just a human.
  • Running Gag: Him asking to be given any weapon.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Chooses to willingly serve a powerful witch who seeks the absolute annihilation of all muggles. He also happens to think she will be perfectly cool with the fact that he was born a non-magic user, and will actually give him magic. Suffice to say, he's wrong.
  • You Killed My Father: Kaulder unknowingly killed his parents, not realizing they were the witches he was hunting and inadvertently driving 37th to revenge.

    Dolan 36 

Dolan 36

Played by: Michael Caine
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  • Back from the Dead: He wasn't so much dead as he was cursed.
  • Bond One-Liner: After 36th Dolan crushes a plague fly with his journal, he quips "Try doing that with an iPad."
  • Brick Joke: Near the beginning of the film, 36th Dolan turns down an iPad in favor of his Axe and Cross journal. After the climax, he proceeds to use said book for a purpose that would render an iPad inoperable.
  • Buried Alive: Almost happens to him, but then Kaulder realizes that he's not really dead.
  • Call-Back: At the start of the film, Kaulder argues with 36th Dolan about advantages a tablet has over a journal. At the end of the movie, Dolan swats a fly and murmurs "Bet you couldn't do that with an iPad."
  • Chekhov's Gun: The latest of the many notebooks is where 36th Dolan leaves his final message.
  • Couldn't Find a Pen: A variation of this - 36th Dolan leaves a message to Kaulder by marking words in the chronicle of his life with bloody fingerprints.
  • Expospeak: At the start of present day section of the film, his narration tells about the witches' current status in the world.
  • Glamour Failure: When Kaulder checks 36th Dolan's house for earth magic, the entire illusion comes down, revealing that in reality, the place is not clean and ordered, but a mess with evidence of fighting and torture.
  • Improvised Weapon: Downplayed, but when 36th Dolan encounters a rogue plague fly that survived the climax, he promtply dispatches it with his journal as easily as a normal fly.
  • Ironic Nickname: Kaulder calls the 36th Dolan, well into his seventies and looking the part, "kid". Played with in that for eight-hundred-years-old Kaulder, 36th Dolan is a kid.
  • Retirony: 36th Dolan dies on the same night he retires, cluing in Kaulder that something is wrong. Later subverted, as he turns out to be alive, but cursed.
  • Token Good Teammate: Suggested; even as the 36th Dolan is preparing to retire, Kaulder notes that he is the only Dolan whose advice Kaulder genuinely listened to (the 36th Dolan points out that he still ignored it most of the time, but Kaulder affirms that he listened anyway). Later, the 37th Dolan reveals that his predecessor was contemplating destroying the Witch Queen's heart to give Kaulder the mortality he wanted despite the knowledge that this would cost the Axe and Cross their greatest weapon, making it clear that he sees Kaulder as a friend first.

    Baltasar Ketola 

Baltasar Ketola / Belial

Played by: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson
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  • Beard of Barbarism: Sports a mighty viking beard and is perfectly capable of going toe-to-toe with Kaulder.
  • Breath Weapon: His signature spell besides his teleportation magic has him blow a spray of small, hissing orange sparks that explode violently.
  • Category Traitor: This seems to be Belial's general opinion of all the witches who don't help the Witch Queen return.
  • Dispel Magic: Uses it to bring Kaulder back from the memory potion trance.
  • Dying Smirk: Goes out with a twisted grin on his face knowing that Kaulder had failed and the Witch Queen was reborn.
  • The Dragon: Works to bring the Witch Queen back, albeit he doesn't get to stay around to enjoy the results.
  • Explosive Instrumentation: When Belial attempts to kidnap Chloe, he starts with blowing up all the lightbulbs in her house. For some reasons, she has chains of them in her flat, and they all blow up after overheating, nearly blinding her.
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: Gets this courtesy of a throwing knife in the throat.
  • Kick the Dog: Killing Miranda. With his power level, he could take what he wanted and leave, he had no use in hiding his identity anymore, and she was nowhere near powerful enough to pose any sort of threat for him. He murders her just to taunt Kaulder about it on the phone.
  • No Ontological Inertia: His death lifts the curse he's put on 36th Dolan.
  • Shapeshifting: Belial can take on shapes of different people, including Chloe and Elizabeth, to fool Kaulder and get the advantage of surprise.
  • Teleportation with Drawbacks: Takes a little bit of time to work: he can summon tree roots that emerge from any surface, grabbing himself or a target and taking them with them by pulling them into the hole they've made for themselves.
  • This Was His True Form: Before he succumbs to the knife Kaulder threw into his throat, Belial's face turns twisted and rotted, perhaps a sign of prolonged Dark Magic use?
  • Weaponized Teleportation: Uses his teleporters to kidnap people.
  • When Trees Attack: His teleporters are based on tree roots. He also uses tree branches as Combat Tentacles.
  • Would You Like to Hear How They Died?: Taunts Kaulder over the phone about how he killed Miranda.
    Belial: She died badly, screaming. Alone.

    Witch Queen 

Witch Queen

Played by: Julie Engelbrecht
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  • Action Girl: The Witch Queen is perfectly willing to throw down hand-to-hand if need be.
  • Apocalypse How: She aims to bring about class 3a - complete extinction of the dominant species - Humanity.
  • Arch-Enemy: She's this to Kaulder, who killed his family and made him immortal.
  • Back from the Dead: Bringing her back is the point of the plot.
  • Beat Still, My Heart: The Witch Queen's heart continues to beat even after it's removed from her body.
  • Big Bad: Belial's actions are all in service of bringing the Witch Queen back from the dead, and once his plan succeeds, she becomes the driving threat for the finale.
  • Blinded by the Light: In his last fight against the Witch Queen, Kaulder uses improvised flashbangs to knock the Witch Queen off balance twice, each time getting the upper hand for a short while.
  • Body Motifs: Each of the Witch Lords have some some sort of power in one of their body parts: one of them has a magical brain, another has magic eyes...the Witch Queen's is her heart, which allows her to live on until pains are actively taken to destroy it, no matter how badly the rest of her body is injured.
  • Break Them by Talking: At the climax, the Witch Queen tries to do this, screaming at Kaulder that he is fighting for people who will never appreciate or never know what he does to protect them. Kaulder shrugs it off and goes for the killing blow.
    Witch Queen: You cling to your pathetic life and for what reason?! Those closest to you betray you, and those you claim to protect don't even know your name!
  • Chekhov's Gun: The Witch Queen's heart is later used to revive her.
  • The End of the World as We Know It: Wants to eradicate all human life and civilization.
  • Everyone Calls Him "Barkeep": It's implied she predates tradition of individual names.
  • Evil Plan: The Witch Queen seeks to use a plague to Kill All Humans.
  • Fantastic Racism: Despises humans and kills them even if they aid her cause.
  • Flies Equals Evil: Her evil plan is to unleash a giant swarm of Black Death-carrying Plague Flies. The little uglies eat flesh, too.
  • Grim Up North: The first Plague Tree, Queen's "nest", is set in some cold, northern place.
  • Heart Drive: Quite a literal one - the Queen isn't truly dead until her heart is destroyed - otherwise she can be brought back to life.
  • Humans Are Insects: Her opinion - she believes that the world belongs to witches and mankind should be eradicated so that they can live in it.
    Witch Queen: You breed like rats. You put stone on top of stone and then live in your own filth! You are trespassers on our world. This is why I created the plague...it's why every one of you must perish!
  • Humanoid Abomination: She's an immortal, hideous, tree-like hag with abilities far surpassing any other witch. She's one of six Witch Lords, a family of malevolent, antediluvian monsters who ruled the world before mankind came into being, so writing her off as simply an 'inordinately powerful witch' may be inaccurate...
  • Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: The fate of her, both times.
  • Kick the Dog: The Witch Queen cursed Kaulder with immortality out of spite for stopping her from killing humanity. And for the far more practical reason of storing her immortality for her future rebirth.
  • Mind Control: Can do this to other witches, forcing them to participate in her spell.
  • Mystical Plague: In the movie's mythos, Black Death was/is a plague engineered by her.
  • Plaguemaster: Her most notable ability - she can create and spread a deadly disease, the Black Death.
  • Plant Person: She looks like a humanoid tree and has trees as her weapons.
  • Time Abyss: The Witch Queen is old enough to remember a world without humans, which would make her more than forty thousand years old.
  • Ungrateful Bitch: 37th Dolan assisted in her resurrection as he is a child of witches born without magic. Even if the Witch Queen is telling the truth that she cannot give him magic, killing him after he helped bring her back is still a harsh "reward".
  • Voice of the Legion: Has a bad case of multiple voices.
  • When Trees Attack: She uses tree branches as Combat Tentacles, and she looks like she's been grown in a tree.
  • Wicked Witch: She looks like something humanoid grew from a tree, has a double voice and isn't pretty at all.

    Glaeser 

Glaeser

Played by: Rena Owen
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  • Iron Lady: Most definitely.
  • Lady of Black Magic: She's the Governess and High Arbiter of the Witch Council, a role she has fulfilled since its founding.
  • Lawful Neutral: Follows Witch Law to the letter.
  • Never Mess with Granny: She is not a witch you would want to cross,unless you're the Witch Queen
  • Really 700 Years Old: Has headed the Council since its founding, sometime around 1790.
  • The Dark Arts: Strictly controls dark magic, spellcraft and the elements trade and bound the witches' magic to limit their power.
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    Max Schlesinger 

Max Schlesinger

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  • Alchemy Is Magic: Max's butterflies have some unknown effects when applied to sweets.
  • Blind Black Guy: A black warlock selling charm butterflies to bakeries and patisseries, is blind, though he seems to have little trouble functioning in society.
  • Body Horror: When Max is sacrificed to bring the Witch Queen back, the transformation ends with the Witch Queen bursting out of Max's skin.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: He's the blind warlock to whom Kaulder comes for information, is sacrificed by Belial to bring the Queen back.
  • Human Sacrifice: Belial sacrifices him to bring the Queen back.
  • Informed Attribute: Max is apparently an extremely powerful warlock by what Kaulder tells Dolan 37: the most we see him do is influence a swarm of butterflies to (unsuccessfully) cover his escape. Belial later incapacitates him effortlessly, with Max outright begging for mercy instead of putting up any kind of fight or flight.
  • RPG Mechanics 'Verse: Hinted at in a single, somewhat-jarring line as Kaulder refers to him as a 14th-Level Warlock.

    Helena 

Helena

Played by: Lotte Verbeek
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  • The Lost Lenore: Her death, along with the death of Kaulder's daughter, is what spurred him to help bring down the Witch Queen in the past.

    Danique 

Danique

Played by: Dawn Olivieri
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  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: While she's a snooty bitch to Chloe, at first she seems to be an old friend of Kaulder's. Turns out she's in cahoots with the Witch Queen.
  • Body Horror: When Chloe breaks Danique's youth charm, the young skin falls off the sorceress in huge, dry patches, revealing her elderly face underneath.
  • Femme Fatale: Danique has all the markings: classy, rich, old-timey, attempts to have the protagonist killed...beneath the illusion magic she cast on herself, though, she's an ugly, bald old hag.
  • The Mirror Shows Your True Self: Used briefly in Danique's fashion house, when Chloe looks into the mirrors only to see that the "supermodels" are in fact old crones using youth charms.
  • Power Crystal: Danique wears a pedant with a gem that keeps her looking young. The Glamour Failure in the dressing room implies that all her models wear them.
  • Smoking Is Glamorous: She smokes, first from a cigarillo, then shisha.
  • This Is for Emphasis, Bitch!: Played with. After Chloe and Kaulder leave, with Danique aging rapidly, she stops for a moment to give their back a Death Glare and hiss "bitch." Someone's going to hold a grudge.
  • Vain Sorceress: Acts and looks like a Femme Fatale, while in truth she looks like an old crone. She hides her age with a Power Crystal.

    Sonya 

Sonya

Played by: Inbar Lavi


    Miranda 

Miranda

Played by: Aimee Carrero
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    Bronwyn 

Bronwyn

Played by: Bex Taylor-Klaus
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  • Too Dumb to Live: She carelessly crammed weather-altering runes into her bag together, creating a thunderstorm that nearly brings down the plane she was on. Luckily Kaulder was there to avert a disaster.

    Fatima 

Fatima

Played by: Allegra Carpenter


    Ellic 

Ellic

Played by: Joe Gilgun


  • Chekhov's Gunman: He's the Fall Guy of Belial's, turns out to be the weak link Chloe has to break to stop the spell.
  • Fall Guy: Is set up by Belial to be arrested for 36th Dolan's murder.
  • Trojan Prisoner: Him getting caught is actually a part of the villains' plan. The 36th Dolan's pen which they take for evidence has Plague Flies hidden in it, and with him in the prison the Witch Queen finally has the magic number of witches that support her all in one place.
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