Study Guide

Fuse Characters

By Julianna Baggott

Pressia Belze

We're going play a little "there's some bad news, and there's some good news." Of course, when it...

Ripkard "Partridge" Willux

His fate: lead. His thoughts on leading: "Does he have it in him to lead? Where would he even...

El Capitan

For many readers, El Capitan is the true hero of this story. He's an evil dude turned good, and...

Bradwell

Bradwell wants the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. And he's not afraid to...

Lyda Mertz

Holy evolution, Batman. In Pure, Lyda is mainly just a pretty girl who takes Partridge to the...

Helmud

In a novel full of compelling, three-dimensional, dynamic characters, only one gets the gold...

Iralene Willux

We hate her. We pity her. We're totally scared of her… until she turns out to be an ally....

Arvin Weed

Arvin has what is possibly the most unfortunate name in the history of unfortunate...

Durand Glassings

Old man Glassings is Partridge's one-time world history teacher, and he's pretty much the closest...

Ellery Willux

Papa Ellery hasn't gotten any nicer in Fuse. In fact, he's gotten much worse. Not only is this...

Fignan

Possibly one of the strangest characters in the book is Fignan: a mobile, robotic Black Box....