Cora Minturne - A Sorceress from Borluum with a murky memory of her childhood and a troubling past. She is in the Ticking Realm (earth) on an assignment to further the interests of Borluum (a parallel realm of magic).
Justin Langsley - A handsome and hauntingly familiar stranger Cora meets on a business trip.
Garry Van Arden - Cora's beautiful young neighbor who is struggling to find love with the right man.
Geoff Decante - The human lover from Cora's recent past.
Olive - A Chihuahua Cora has taken as a familiar. She is bound to Cora's will, but loves Garry.
Esme - Cora's mentor from Borluum, and closest confident of the High Queen.
Fabian - A Supreme Warlock from Borluum, who is Cora's friend and occasional lover.
Fariel - Fabian's twin brother.
Katrine - Justin's soon-to-be ex-wife
The High Queen - The royal ruler of Borluum for close to a millennium.
The Sorcerer King - The High Queen's husband and consort - a young prince from Borluum's closest neighboring realm, Kellaan
Basthaltienne - A demon warlock who is the executive commander of Borluum's penal system.
Jonah Reddpohl - The High Prince of Kellaan.