Study Guide

Pure Characters

By Julianna Baggott

Pressia Belze

Whether you pronounce it as "Presh-ah" or "Press-e-ah," Pressia Belze is your heroine and...

Ripkard "Partridge" Willux

What would we do without Partridge? This dude, this "Pure," is almost the farthest thing from...

Bradwell

Ever met a dude with wings in his back? Well then, you've never met Bradwell, the good-looking,...

Lyda Mertz

Lyda Mertz is nobody's fool, and nobody's damsel in distress. But that fact comes as a...

El Capitan

With a name like this, how could we not love this guy to death? El Capitan is the fourth and...

Ellery Willux

Played a part in the destruction of the world, only to save himself and create a new corrupt...

Aribelle Cording Willux

Otherwise known as Pressia and Partridge's mother, Aribelle is characterized more when she is...

Helmud

"There but for the grace of God, Helmud. That could be you in there," he says. "You in there,"...

Glassings

Glassings is just your everyday teacher who wants to overthrow the government. Nothing too out of...

Illia

Woman stabs husband in back with scalpel: saves the day. Illia is one of those characters that we...

Ingership

There's a lot wrong with this guy. First of all, he's the head of OSR and orders random Death...

Odwald Belze

Odwald Belze is supposedly Pressia's grandfather, though we aren't sure. Either way, he cares for...

Sedge

Sedge is Partridge's dead brother. Except he's not dead. He was just mutated into a...

Our Good Mother

She has a simple face, small and delicate, a mosaic of glass. There's only one light hitting her,...