Study Guide

Marked Characters

By P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast

Zoey Redbird Montgomery

Zoey Montgomery is your typical high school kid in a lot of ways: All she wants is to feel like a...

Aphrodite

We wouldn't be surprised if Mean Girls was based on Aphrodite's antics. She seems as plastic as...

Stevie Rae

Stevie Rae is Zoey's roommate at the House of Night, and boy, is she your typical Oklahoma girl....

Erin Bates

Erin is one of the gals at the House of Night who quickly becomes friends with Zoey. When Stevie...

Damien Maslin

Damien's the only guy in Zoey's new group of friends, and he's openly gay. Zoey thinks he's cute,...

Shaunee Cole

Shaunee is the last member of the circle of friends Zoey joins, along with Stevie Rae, Erin, and...

Erik Night

When Erik walks into Zoey's Drama class to perform a monologue, she's blown away by how gorgeous...

Kayla

When we first meet Kayla, on the first page of the book, we see her talking really fast and kind...

Heath

Heath is Zoey's sorta-ex-boyfriend, and she describes him in conversation as "My...

Nefret

When Zoey wakes up for the first time in the House of Night, she gets to meet Nefret. And wow, is...

Zoey's Mom (Linda Heffer)

Even before she's Marked, Zoey isn't thrilled with her relationship with her mom, mostly because...

Zoey's Step-Dad (John Heffer)

Zoey really hates her step-dad… and from what we see of him, this seems pretty justified....

Grandma (Sylvia) Redbird

Zoey's grandma (her mom's mom) is a pretty groovy lady. Zoey has fond memories of visiting her...

Nyx

Nyx, the Goddess of Night, manifests to Zoey in a vision the same day Zoey is Marked. Here's how...

Elliott

This is one of the kids in Zoey's classes, and she can't help but notice how much he stands out:...

Elizabeth

This blonde girl is in Zoey's Vampyre Sociology class, and she correctly answers one of Nefret's...

Professors

This vampyre is the Drama instructor. According to Zoey, she "oozed energy. She had an athletic,...

Dark Daughters

This gal is one of the Dark Daughters and also one of Aphrodite's minions. Much like Aphrodite,...

Minor Characters

This vampyre is also a teacher at the House of Night. According to Stevie Rae, "She teaches the...