Major characters

As a reader, I like creating a mental picture of what characters look like. As a writer, I don’t want my idea of Clandestine Magic characters getting in the way of your own mental picture. If you scroll down, do so with the knowledge that your idea of these characters is probably far cooler.

The photographs are from the Library of Congress; click the link in the captions for non-alternate-reality information about them—most importantly, who these people actually are. Many of the real women below fought for equal rights.

Beatrix Harper

Peter Blackwell

Lydia Harper, Beatrix’s younger sister and Maryland chapter president of the Women’s League for the Prohibition of Magic.

Rosemarie Dane, Beatrix’s grade-school teacher and the vice president of the Women’s League for the Prohibition of Magic, Maryland chapter.

Ella Knight, Beatrix’s best friend and vice president of the Women’s League for the Prohibition of Magic, Howard County chapter.

Joan Hamilton, president of the Women’s League for the Prohibition of Magic, Baltimore chapter.

Dorothy “Dot” Yamaguchi, vice-treasurer of the Women’s League for the Prohibition of Magic, Maryland chapter.

Marilyn Zuckerman, vice president of the Women’s League for the Prohibition of Maryland, Baltimore County chapter.

Wizard Theo Garrett. (Imagine he has silver hair, of course.)

Wizard Tim Martinelli, Peter’s friend and former co-worker.

Sue Clark, Beatrix’s neighbor.