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Beautiful Creatures

Beautiful Creatures

by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Beautiful Creatures Characters

Meet the Cast


Ethan Wate

Ethan Lawson Wate is our sixteen-year-old narrator. So much young-adult fiction these days is narrated by a female protagonist, and you might expect the same from Beautiful Creatures, which is writ...

Lena Duchannes

Lena Duchannes, her name sounds like rain. Shh, listen. Hear that? Oh, don't be scared. Just calmly move away from the windows. That's just the pounding fury of hurricane force winds. Lena must be...

Macon Ravenwood

Macon Melchizedek Ravenwood is Gatlin's creepy shut-in. Rumors swirl around the town about who—or what—he really is. But as Ethan gets acquainted with him, we learn that…well, he's still a cr...

Amarie (Amma) Treadeau

Ethan's housekeeper has been in the family for quite a while. She kind of reminds us of Calpurnia from To Kill a Mockingbird if Calpurnia did some voodoo and read tea leaves on the side. Ethan's a...

Wesley Jefferson Lincoln (Link)

Link is like the—well, he's like the Link to Ethan's Princess Zelda. When Zelda—err, Ethan's in trouble, Link is there to bail him out. The Beautiful Creatures Link isn't the strong silent type...

Ridley Duchannes

Lena's cousin Ridley has some powers of her own. But before we get started, can we get another Nintendo shout out? In Nintendo's Metroid series, space pirate Ridley is always causing trouble for bo...

Mrs. Lincoln/Sarafine

Although we don't know it until the last few chapters of the book, Lena's mother, Sarafine, has been with us the whole time. Spoiler alert: she's been hiding inside the body of Link's mother. We im...

Marian Ashcroft

Marian the librarian is one sexy bookworm. This ain't no Broadway librarian. We think she might be more like the inspiration behind My Morning Jacket's song "Librarian." One thing is for sure: she'...

Boo Radley

No, you haven't stumbled onto our To Kill a Mockingbird character page (although it is worth checking out!). Macon Ravenwood has named his dog Boo Radley.An Incubus' Best FriendBoo Radley's name is...

Genevieve Duchannes

Genevieve is Lena's great-great-great-great (whew!) grandmother. She gets her screen time during the Civil War flashbacks.A Fateful DayWe really only get a glimpse into one day of Genevieve's life,...

Ethan Carter Wate

Ethan Carter Wate is Ethan's great-great-great-great-uncle (seriously, he's great) who pops up during the Civil War flashbacks.Just Deserts We only see Ethan Carter Wate for a few minutes before he...

Ivy

Ivy is Genevieve's housekeeper who gets her fifteen minutes of fame in the Civil War flashbacks. This lady knows all about resurrecting soldiers, apparently—and she definitely knows it's not a go...

Mitchell Wate (Ethan's Dad)

Ethan's Dad, Mitchell, is Gatlin's other shut-in. He's not as creepy as Macon, but he has locked himself away in his study ever since his wife, Ethan's mother, died. The only time we hear his first...

Lila Evers Wate (Ethan's Mom)

Ethan's mom is the most important character we never actually see. A Civil War historian from Savannah, Georgia, she died five months before the book began. But before she passed away, she and Etha...

Larkin Kent

We're going to give Larkin his own page here because his betrayal of Lena and his family is worth examining. He helps Lena escape Macon's watchful eye and go to the surprise party, which, as it tur...

The Caster Bunch

The Duchannes and Ravenwood family trees are so close together, it's hard to tell whose branches are whose. But we'll try to clear it up as much as we can.Here's the Story of a Man Named SilasMacon...

The Sisters

Ethan's great aunts, Mercy, Prudence, and Grace, are the comic relief of the novel, and some of our favorite characters, even if we can't tell them apart yet. We're not alone, though: "Everyone in...

Emily Asher

If Stonewall Jackson High school had its own version of the Plastics from Mean Girls (but with Southern accents), Emily Asher would be the Regina George of the school. Except cattier.This is a girl...

The Cheerleaders

Emily Asher isn't the only Jackson High other cheerleader who stirs up trouble for Lena.Snow StormAccording to all the guys, Savannah Snow is the hottest girl in school. "The standard by which all...

The Basketball Team

The guys on the basketball team are Ethan's friends before Lena comes to town. But once hurricane Lena rolls in, they turn their back on Ethan—and to be fair, he stops hanging out with them, too:...

Aunt Caroline

We only see Ethan's Aunt Caroline in 11.27, the chapter where Ethan invites Lena over for Thanksgiving. She's a mirror image of Ethan's mom, except for how they dress. Her sister, Lila, loved weari...

Jackson High Teachers, Staff, and Students

At Stonewall Jackson High, you'd be hard-pressed to find a teacher or student who doesn't have some sort of weird quirk or isn't just a prejudiced jerk. Robert E., Is That You?Ethan's history teach...

Miscellaneous Gatliners

Here's a quick rundown of the townsfolk who populate the pages of the book, adding some local color to the non-magic side of Gatlin. Carlton Eaton, the postmaster who reads everyone's letters, know...
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