Elena Deveraux: "Ellie" - Birth name, is Elieanora, which she does not use. She is a hunter-born Guild Hunter; The first Made Angel in memory; Has wings the color of midnight-blue, fading to dawn-blueand finally tipped in white. Pale, near-white hair and gray eyes; able to 'scent' both angels and vampires; Raphael's lover and consort
Raphael: Archangel of New York; Controls North America; One of the Cadre of Ten; Has white-gold wings, ebony hair and blue eyes; Elena's lover and mate
Illium: Nicknamed "Bluebell" or "Butterfly" - Very powerful Angel just over 500 years old; One of Raphael's Seven; Has silver-edged blue wings, ebony hair dipped in crushed sapphires (black with blue tips) and gold eyes with black lashes tipped with blue; He has a strong interest and curiosity regarding humans, which once caused him to be 'plucked' as punishment. A trusted protector for Elena, also her friend. His scent is that of the tart sweetness of lime, kissed with a richer, more languid flavor, exotic
Aodhan: One of Raphael's Seven, Bluebell's close friend
Sara Haziz: Elena's best friend and the director of the Guild
Ransom Winterwolf: Guild hunter, Elena's friend, very attractive, loves being a ladies' man, a Born Hunter, though not as powerful as Elena.
Caliane: "Archangel of Grace" or "Archangel of Beauty" - Raphael's mother; Ruled Sumeria; Has wings of purest white, tumbling raven black hair and blue eyes
Dmitri: Vampire; Leader of Raphael's Seven; Has black hair and chocolate-dark eyes; Has known Raphael for almost a thousand years
Montgomery: Raphael's butler; Vampire; Hundreds of years old; fondly called 'Jeeves' by Elena
Elijah: An archangel holding power over South America and one of the oldest archangels. The only one of the archangels to have a lover, Hannah, for over nine hundred years; One of the Cadre of Ten, he has pure white wings. Raphael's ally.
Vivek Kapur: Elena's friend; "V" - In-active Guild Hunter; Hunter-born; Handicapped; The Guild’s resident computer genius; Has brown eyes
Zhou Lijuan: Archangel of China; One of the Cadre of Ten; She lives between life and death; Oldest archangel around; Has dove gray wings, an ageless face with pure white hair and pale eyes with a pearlescent glow
Venom: "Poison" (by Sorrow) - Vampire; One of Raphael's Seven; Originally made by Neha; Has reptilian slitted green eyes often shaded by wrap-around sunglasses; Can secrete venom through his fangs; Has the ability to entrance humans; Has cinnamon toned skin and black hair; Somewhere around 300 years old (the youngest of the seven)
Jason: Angel; One of Raphael's Seven; The best spymaster in the Cadre; Has black sooty wings that do not reflect light, long black hair and black eyes; Has a tribal tattoo on the left-hand side of his face; Looks to be a Pacific Islander with other cultured intermingled; Has a haunted past; Is rumored to have the most beautiful singing voice of any angel but hasn't sung in centuries; Is around 700 years old. Married with Mahiya.
Mahiya Geet: Angel in Neha's house. Illegitimate daughter to Neha's consort. Daughter to Neha's twin sister, Nivriti. Jason's consort.
Deacon Haziz: "The Slayer" - Sara's husband; Ex-guild hunter (Former bogeyman of the Guild); Now makes weapons for the Guild Hunters; Has dark hair and deep green eyes
Michaela: A female archangel who held power over most of Central Europe, one of the Cadre of Ten with great beauty, skin the color of fine milk chocolate, eyes an impossible shade of green, bronze colored wings; Uram's former lover for many years.
Nazarach: Amber-winged angel; Controls Atlanta with Raphael's permission
Jessamy: Angel; Teacher; The repository of angelic knowledge and the keeper of their histories
Sharine: "The Hummingbird" - Illium's mother; Has wings of a wild, unexpected indigo, each feather bearing streaks of shimmering gold so pale as to be sunlight, hair of purest black tipped with gold and eyes of sparkling champagne with black lashes tipped with gold; Is 5' tall; An artist; Aodhan's teacher. Possibly suffers from the angelic equivalent of Alzheimer's Disease.
Janvier: A 245 year old vampire, Cajun, born in a time when a man’s word was all he had. Janvier had the habit of annoying angels enough to end up on the Guild’s hunt list. He now works directly under the command of the Seven.
Holly Chang: "Sorrow" - "Kitty" (by Venom) - The only one of Uram's victims to have survived; Was infected with Uram's blood; Is in her mid 20's; Is five-foot-four, petite and outwardly delicate with slanted eyes; Her eyes had once been light brown, but are now ringed with a vivid green that is growing ever deeper into the irises; Has glossy black hair currently streaked with cotton candy–colored highlights; Is highly intelligent and not quite human anymore; Has gained the ability to mesmerize people for short periods
Marcia Blue: vampire, she owns a small business, Blood-for-Less.
Slater Patalis: Rogue vampire that went mad and murdered Elena's older sisters.
Honor St. Nicholas: Guild Hunter who specializes in ancient languages and history; 29 years old; Has light brown skin, curly ebony hair and deep green eyes; Honor's parents are unknown and she was raised in foster homes. Dmitri's wife.
“The munchkin asleep?" "Snoring like a champ. Want to come over for coffee?" "I won’t interrupt you and your love bunny?" "My love bunny has abandoned me for his workshop. He’s making some super-special nifty weapon for another woman. Good thing I love you or I’d have to kill you”
“Give it up, Mama Bear. She has the ex-Slayer for a father and the kick-ass Guild Director for a mother, plus a totally awesome hunter-born for an aunt.” Patting Sara’s shoulder, she said, “Kid’s never going to be satisfied sitting at home doing jigsaw puzzles.”
Hunter's Guild: The organization of Hunters that track down rogue vampires
Raphael's Seven: Three very powerful vampires and four angels who were chosen by Raphael as his personal guards; These warriors gave their loyalty to the Archangel of New York—even to the extent of placing his life before their own.
The Falling: the five minutes in which angels fell from the sky. An event that will be forever carved into the history.
The Quiet: when an Archangel is in a state of being where he or she is ruled by an area of the brain without mercy, becoming totally emotionally cold
Anshara: a state of semi-conscious coma allowing an angel both reason and deep rest.
Glamour: the ability archangels have to hide themselves from sight, not widely known to humans
Angel dust: a powder that is shed from angel's wings, can have aphrodesiac properties
The Cascade: the term refers to a time when power rises in the air, archangel's gain great powers. They might even term to madness. But it also means that nature will be disturbed, it is a time of great changes in the world.
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