Study Guide

The Scorpio Races Characters

By Maggie Stiefvater

Sean Kendrick

Sean Kendrick is as cool as a sea cucumber. Any other kid who sees his dad get eaten by a capall...

Kate "Puck" Connolly

We're not sure why Kate goes by Puck—she's hardly a Shakespearean trickster. Maybe it has...

Finn Connolly

Finn is Puck's younger brother, and he's so loyal to his sister that we're surprised she doesn't...

Gabe Connolly

Gabe has all the recessive bad genes of the Connolly family. Lacking both Puck's determination...

Matthew "Mutt" Malvern

Poor Mutt. He lives on an island overrun by flesh-eating horses that come out of the water and...

Benjamin Malvern

Benjamin Malvern is Mutt's father and the owner of the largest stable on Thisby. But he's barely...

Corr

Corr is the Amtrak of capaill—fast, reliable, and hardly ever kills people. The capaill...

Dory Maud

Dory Maud is the owner of the shop Fathom & Sons, even though she has neither a last name nor...

Dove

Dove is Puck's horse and her "best friend" (1.5). She may be peaceful compared to the capaill...

Gorry

We only see creepy Gorry in a handful of chapters, but he plays an important purpose in the world...

Skata

Not if you want to keep your nose anyway. Especially Skata. Skata is the piebald mare that Sean...

George Holly

George Holly is the American horse buyer who comes to respect Sean and wants to take him back to...

The Mare Goddess

The Mare Goddess makes her appearance during only one chapter of the book, and we never figure...

Other citizens of Thisby

A few other citizens of Thisby make an impact on Puck and Sean's lives. The most important...