Study Guide

Vampire Academy Characters

By Richelle Mead

Rosemarie Hathaway

Our leading lady Rose is one feisty chick. She might be a dhmapir, but that doesn't stop her from...

Princess Vasilisa Dragomir

Unlike her fancy-pants title or her fellow royal Morois, Lissa is a low-key, down-to-earth type...

Dimitri Belikov

When we first meet the legendary Dimitri Belikov, he's taking Rose and Lissa back to the...

Prince Victor Dashkov

At first, Lissa and Rose totally trust Victor—in fact, he's the first person Rose is even...

Christian Ozera

He might be a jerk, but Christian is the type of jerk who has a golden heart. Rose tells us: "And...

Natalie Dashkov

Lissa's gawky, naïve cousin doesn't seem to care much about rolling with the other royals,...

Mason Ashford

Poor Mason. He's the typical good guy who's perfect on paper, but the chemistry just isn't there....

Mia Rinaldi

These students might be vampires and have magical powers, but that doesn't mean they don't have...

Jesse Zeklos and Ralf Sarcozy

If you thought Jesse and Ralf were pretty much the same guy in two bodies, then you're right....

St. Vladimir, Anna, and Ms. Karp

You won't find this motley crew alive and well in the story, but they're certainly on the pages...

Headmistress Kirova

Vulture-like, slim Headmistress Kirova doesn't mess around. Rose doesn't like her too much, but...