DuChamps bears with him the strength and solemn wisdom of the ancients. He carries the Poteau Mitan a sacred tree's trunk painted and embibed with the spirits of the ancestors.
Celine the ghostly thin matron of the home. She has appeared throughout the history of Macandals and the history of our hero but apparently remains the same age. She can not die as she does not live.
Mama Lassalle the mysterious grandmother of the clan - nothing more than the covered form that joins the family in private and leads from her wheelchair.
Belle is the youngest of the clan but the spirits speak so often through her that she is often consulted for guidance.
Brigid carries a shotgun and another baby. Although vulnerable she is perhaps the family's most lethal weapon.