Demongate High Characters
Ewan is inexperienced and headstrong, and nearly obsessed with avenging the deaths of his parents at the hands of a pair of demonic kamaitachi. He enjoys cooking and photography, but has let his obsession nearly consume him. He has pushed himself intensely to master his abilities, both to break the unintentional bond between himself and Odachi, and to learn to summon Fenrir in an effort to save the world. He is now the wielder of Tyrfing, the sword of Fenrir.
Cheerful, outgoing, and strikingly beautiful, Rosalee has long had psychic abilities that are only now reaching full development. Her parents own a sheep farm in Ireland, and she and Ewan attended elementary school together when his parents' work brought them to her home town. Rosalee is still trying to understand the full capabilities of her powers, leading her to underestimate her own strength, and she is also rather physically clumsy. She is very excited to be at a school of other kids with special abilities, since she always thought she was just weird.
Ingo, Ewan's roommate, is the Cambion son of a Half-Demon businessman renowned throughout northern Europe. Shy and somewhat of a bookworm, Ingo has long lived in seclusion, his family concealing his goat legs from the outside world. Ingo is very uncertain of nearly any decision he makes, a result of his sheltered upbringing and inhuman appearance. However, his icy powers and ability to regenerate are gradually helping him come out of his shell, as has his recent growth spurt to unnatural size.
Demon Type: Kamaitachi
Rank: Demon Lord
Itachibanchu Ōdachi is the lord and master of all kamaitachi, the demonic "sickle weasel" wind spirits of Japanese legend. Powerful in both ability and personality, he rules over his own little region of the Demon World and is served by countless legions of lesser kamaitachi. A mighty combatant with wind-based attacks, Ōdachi, like the rest of his kind, is also an accomplished healer. He has been accidentally summoned and bound to Ewan, and deeply resents being trapped in the Human World.
Demon Type: Kumiho
Kumiko is a nine-tailed fox demon known as a kumiho. Originally summoned by Ewan to face a demon summoned by Jake, she requested in payment only the chance to spend time with Ewan and ease her loneliness. Ewan has fallen for her, despite everyone telling him agreeing to her request is a dangerous mistake. However, she has so far been supportive and kind.
Powers: Spirit Hunter
Carlita is a young Spirit Hunter in training, first met by Ewan and Rosalee while on her training pilgrimage in the Demon World. Her Spirit Form resembles a traditional Spanish matador, and she wields a bullfighting saber. She is loyal to the Spirit Hunter Society, and strongly believes in its ideals. However, unlike other Spirit Hunters, she seems more tolerant of other powers, and is curious about life at Demongate High.
Daisy, an extremely talented and apparently experienced Summoner, hails from Georgia, where her father taught her everything she knws about summoning. She is outgoing and jubilant, to the point of annoyance, and seems happy to show off her skills. She has quickly latched on to Ewan and the others as her new social circle.
Demon Type: Kamaitachi
Kennochi is the fastest of the kamaitachi, and Odachi relies on him for tasks where speed is of the essence. He seems friendly and accommodating, though such qualities only increase Ewan's suspicions of him. He has been selected by Odachi to stand guard with the sword Tyrfing in the lair of Azhidahaka, until Ewan can come up with a more permanent means of keeping it safe.
The strongest creature in the known multiverse, Fenrir is an emormous, rage-fueled wolf rumored to be the catalyst for the end of the world. The only known ritual for summoning him is written in Demonscript near the gate to the Demon World, and bringing him to the Real World is the goal of the Children of Loki. Now that he has been summoned by Ewan and his friends, he seems to not be a danger to the world. But is that truly the case?
Demon Type: Dragon
Volkanar is a dragon working for the Demon World equivalent of a taxi service. He is friendly and forthcoming, with an honest interest in the human world. He claims to be too young to have ever personally seen the human world, but still may very well have a sizable treasure hoard somewhere in the Demon World.
Judy Isis Anonso
Judy spent four years posing as a male student at Demongate High, Janos Dionysius, while working undercover for the Children of Loki. She despises the Foundation for their role in the deaths of her parents, but realized that the actions of the Children of Loki would be even worse, so she defected and was instrumental in bringing the organization down. Her current whereabouts are unknown.
An obnoxious bully, Jake is a Summoner from the USA, and quickly made himself the center of attention at Demongate High at the expense of others. At first, he was particularly mean to both Ingo and Rosalee, and had something of a rivalry with Ewan. Now, however, the two are good friends, and Jake was of great help in summoning Fenrir.
Tina was Rosalee's roommate during their first year, though she tends to keep to herself, outright ignoring Rosalee most of the time. She is withdrawn and introverted, but comes across as cold and aloof. She is from a prestigious family line of Seers with uniquely inherited eyes, enabling her to go above and beyond the powers of typical Seers. She finds Rosalee's perpetual exuberance irritating, and tries to stay out of her affairs.
Kazuo "Kaz" Ilyanovich
Powers: Spirit Energist
Half Japanese and half Russian, Kazuo was raised by a family of militant Soviet sympathizers, and behaves in a rigid, military manner. A student of martial arts, Kaz believes a stand-up fight is the solution to any problem. He is rambunctious and outspoken, often getting into trouble without meaning to. He has a habit of jumping out of windows.
Zane is a good student, who pays careful attention in his classes. He is quiet most of the time, but thoughtful and intelligent. He seems well prepared for almost everything, and enjoys practicing archery. He is Kaz's roommate, and knows Ewan and Rosalee from other classes.
Powers: Holy Chosen
Though he wears prayer beads and a monk’s robes when not in uniform, Lapsang does not act like a stereotypical Holy Chosen. A bit of a troublemaker, be loosely follows Buddhist tenets, but seems to readily slip into very non-Buddhist behavior from time to time. Even the faculty aren't entirely certain why someone like him was chosen by the Heavens to wield its power, as such priviledge is usually reserved for the pious and dedicated, and he has a very nonchalant attitude toward his powers and just about everything else.
Rosalee's little sister is 4 years younger than she is. She is very talkative, and even more bubbly and outgoing than Rosalee. Her "imaginary" friend is a cheerful imp named Georgie, and she has an unusual talent for summoning. She had a crush on Ewan for some time, but now is smitten with Jake.
Demon Type: Imp
Annalisse's "imaginary" friend, Georgie seems unusually innocent and friendly for a demon. He enjoys Annalisse's company, and has a particular fondness for ice cream. He tries to remain invisible so that no one but Annalisse ever sees him.
Katrina is a talented ESPer who was sending Rosalee dreams for her first few months at Demongate High. During that time, Katrina was imprisoned by her father, Mikael, who intended to use her as a sacrifice in the summoning of Fenrir. Now safe from the Children of Loki, Katrina is learning to hone her ESPer powers, and enjoying life as a "normal" Demongate High student.
Powers: Cambion, Holy Chosen
Ryan is unusual: both a demonic Cambion, and a Holy Chosen. Appearing much like a dragon, he is only joining Demongate High as a sophomore, having spent much of his life sequestered in secrecy by his protective mother. He is kind and polite, and just wants to get an education and be left alone. However, something about his family name carries a lot of baggage, resulting in a lot of discrimination against him.
Davis is quiet and socially awkward, and often downright rude. His powers stem from the iridescent book he inherited, which he is never without. While Ryan never met him prior to coming to Demongate High, it seems Davis knows Maddox, and is assisting him with some research. Despite Ewan reaching out to him, Davis remains tight-lipped and unapproachable.
Jorgen Sinnex, Ingo's father, is the head of the Sinnex Corporation, an active member and funder of the Demongate Foundation, and an accomplished amateur archaeologist. His demonic appearance is limited to goat-like eyes, and his powers seem subtle as well, giving him great persuasive powers.
Lucien DeLefeu is the principal or headmaster of Demongate High. While he doesn't regularly teach, he has a strong teaching background, and is responsible for the overall studies and safety of the students and facilities. He creates and maintains the various wards and talismans protecting the school grounds. Due to his position alone, he isn't generally well-liked by the students, who often call him "Professor Gimpy" behind his back due to the cane he uses, thanks to an old battle injury that never properly healed.
Professor Stilling is the primary Summoner teacher at Demongate High, and one with whom Ewan is building the most rapport. He is an accomplished Summoner, and also reportedly a member of several organizations outside the Foundation. He almost always wears a tan treanchcoat that he keeps stocked with various acoutrements necessary for summoning the wide range of demons whose rituals he knows.
Patrick "Foxtail" Heffernan
Professor Foxtail is young and energetic, and very popular with the students. His powers are similar to those of his kumiho mother: he has nine fox tails, and can generate fire and shape-shift. He is good natured and enjoys his work, and regularly takes part in field trips. He is Rosalee's favorite teacher, in part because of their shared Irish heritage.
Professor Darjiling is fairly young, but one of the most talented Seers the Foundation has ever seen. In addition to her duties as a teacher at Demongate High, she is an advisor to the principal (mostly in making sure students aren't lying when being interrogated), and also the Foundation's expert on prophecy and augury. She is generally helpful and understanding with students. It's rumored that she and Professor Foxtail are involved in a relationship.
Sister Mary Valentine
Powers: Holy Chosen, True Martial Artist
Sister Valentine, affectionately refered to by students as a "nunja," is a skilled holy warrior, and member of the Vatican's Crimson Inquisition. She is generally cheerful and friendly, and quite popular among the students, but has a stern side and takes her responsibilities very seriously.
Professor Maddox has been Ryan's personal tutor for many years. He possesses a great deal of knowledge on ancient history and religion, and has worked closely with Ryan to help him control and marry his demonic and holy powers. One of the stipulations for Ryan attending Demongate High was that Maddox attend and see to his education as well.