Characters

Dramatis Personae

The Main Characters
The University People
The ToyCo People
The Relatives
Other Supporting Characters
The Villains

 



The Main Characters


Name: Peter Pech
Occupation: General Dogsbody at the Department of Cryptozoology, University of Gernsbeck
A man of many talents. (Though sometimes he overestimates himself.) Best friend of Tarik.

 


Name: Tarik Göktürk
Occupation: PhD at the Department of Cryptozoology, University of Gernsbeck
A young and insecure man, often haunted by bad luck. Best friend of Peter.

 


Name: Dr. Sören Lüng
Occupation: Post-Doc at the Department of Cryptozoology, University of Gernsbeck
An old sea dog. An expert in handling the harpoon. Passionate beard wearer.

 


Name: Kandake "Kanny" Bougainville
Occupation: Cryptolinguist at the Department of Cryptozoology, University of Gernsbeck
Language expert with a common sense. Is sometimes a bit obsessed with the lost city of Atlantis, though.

 


Name: Mirabell Welwitsch
Occupation: Cryptobotanist at the Department of Cryptozoology, University of Gernsbeck
Flower lover who is sometimes a bit frustrated, due to her services not being needed that often.

 


Name: Babette Méliès
Occupation: Engineer/cryptozoologist at the École de Techniciens Supérieurs du Jules Verne, France
Often enjoys working together with her colleagues from Gernsbeck. Steampunk aficionado.

 


Name: Amadeus
Occupation: Team pet
A chupacabra, was found by the Cryptida team in Salzburg. Loves chocolate.
 


The University People


Name: Professor Axel Lidenbrock
Occupation: Chairholder of the Department of Cryptozoology, University of Gernsbeck
The main characters' boss. Friendly, but often not entirely in the picture of what is going on.


Name: Clarissa Calabrini
Occupation: Engineer at the University of Gernsbeck
Often helps out her friends from the Cryptozoology Department. Short in stature and slightly kooky.


Name: Queen Yalala, Daughter of Bentik, Son of Pelasgik (aka Yalala Rani)
Occupation: Queen of Atlantis / University Student
Reanimated during the Cryptozoology Department's first Atlantis expedition. Has adjusted quite well to life in the 21st century.



Name: Pierre-Renard Duval
Occupation: Engineer at the Jules Verne University, later terrorist vigilante associated with Liberty International
Hates thieves. Went on a globetrotting journey of self-discovery. Grew a beard.



Name: Edeltraud "Traudi" Dix (aka Neon)
Occupation: Secretary of the Department of Cryptozoology, University of Gernsbeck / Motorbike vigilante
Boring wallflower paper pusher by day, thrill-seeking heterochromatic hero by night.



Name: Yamazaki Yukiko
Occupation: Finacial accountant at the Department of Cryptozoology, University of Gernsbeck
Works at the department on behalf of its main sponsor, the Takahashi Shipping Company.



Name: Keisha Becquerel
Occupation: Cryptozoologist at the École de Techniciens Supérieurs du Jules Verne, France
Fan of the band Poobah. Has a mother who is rather... difficult.



The ToyCo People


Name: Bettina "Tiny" Timmy
Occupation: CEO of Timmy's ToyCo
Took over the company after the assassination of her brother. Likes red bowties.



Name: Major Selene Wildebees
Occupation: Security Guard at Timmy's ToyCo
Is a veteran of the Ostrich War. Has a cat called Patton.



Name: Lena Santorini
Occupation: Department Head of Timmy's ToyCo Europe
Manipulative and ambitious. Kanny's "frenemy" whom she knows from their school days.


Name: Emily Eriksson
Occupation: Store manager & musician, later ToyCo employee
Plays a very sugary "love it or hate it" style of music. 

 


The Relatives


Name: Cleopatra "Cleo" Collins-Göktürk
Occupation: School kid
Tarik's niece. Is a smart kid, and likes pirates.



Name: Annegret Hirschland
Occupation: Gamekeeper
Mother of Mirabell Welwitsch. Taught her daughter fencing.



Other Supporting Characters


Name: Dolon
Occupation: Royal guardian, later store clerk
Queen Yalala's head guardsman - and also a bit more than that...


Name: Bos
Occupation: Hired enslaved muscle, later store clerk
Happens to be a minotaur.

 



The Villains


Name: Dr. Alexandra Ytterbium
Occupation: Mad scientist, formely employed at the University of Gernsbeck
Likes to combine her skills in engineering, the occult and disgusing herself for her evil schemes.


Name: Princess Kamala, Daughter of Bentik, Son of Pelasgik (aka Captain Camilla)
Occupation: Pirate
The rebellious sister of Queen Yalala. Immortal.



Xenon (aka Candy Armstrong)
Occupation: Mercenary & Assassin
 Archenemy of Selene Wildebees. (Well, one of them.) Often takes assigments from Drake Industries.