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A list of Xanth characters

A list of Xanth characters by Name

A    B    C    D    E    F    G    H    I    J    K    L    M    N    O    P    Q    R    S    T    U    V    W    X    Y    Z    Legend
Note: Book numbers shown with a capital M (M23) indicate a major character in that book. Book numbers shown with a small m (m23) indicate just a mention of that character. Characters are considered included in a book if they are mentioned or are in the current area.
The Database does not allow duplicates between Character and Species. Since the author does occasionally repeat Characters within a species, all duplicates will have something in brackets[] after the Character Name; an abbreviated book title. Example: The first Astrid/Crossbreed will be Astrid [FAG] for the Astrid in Fawn And Games, where she appears, and the second Astrid/Crossbreed will be Astrid [BS] for the Astrid in Board Stiff, the first book in which she appears. If the Character duplicate is in the same book, it will get a 1, 2, etc. and the book abbveviation. Example: Well-Tempered Clavicle has 2 Aaron/Human. They will be Aaron 1 [WTC] and Aaron 2 [WTC].
P. R. Ogress  Ogress  Xanth    Wants to be stupid  24 
Pa Troll  Troll  Xanth    The eldest troll at Magic Dust Village, he acts as an intermediary.  17 
Paine  Human  Xanth  Getting Into Crises  Goody suggested he change his name to Painter, to change his curse   29 
Palus Putredinis  Zombie  Xanth    Son of Mare Imbrium and the Day Stallion; killed by the Night Stallion; zombied; now alive in Mundania with Jaylin; Putre for short  M25 
Pandora  Human  Mundania    The girl who released all the evils from her box. The only thing left was Hope,   m6, 33, m35 
Para  Boat  Xanth    A duck-footed boat that can go on land or sea, to the Isles of WO  22, M23, M26 
Para Bull  Bovine  Pyramid    On the Blue Face  m21 
Parody  Bird  Xanth    Another name for the Peeve or Pet Peeve.  M29 
Parsley  Human  Xanth    Spice Girl  28 
Pastor  Human  Xanth  reinvents the past  Twin brother of Futura, modestly handsome, curly black hair  38 
Pathos  Thing  Xanth  Makes Temporary Paths to Wherever a Person Wants to Go, But They Can Only Be Used Once    31 
Patrick Joseph Stapleberg  Human  Xanth    Has a magic apple that makes pictures.  41 
Pattila the Un  Human  Xanth    Sister of Attila the Pun; need puns?  35 
Patxi  Human  Xanth  makes invisible walls  A magician cursed to make the enchanted paths until he is thanked which the curse also does not allow. Kim is brought in from Mundania to break the curse using her talent of erasure.  27 
Paul Bunyan  Giant  Mundania    Lumberjack. Folk Hero.   28 
Pe Tard  Human  Xanth    Knew all about green, black-eyes and chick-peas   33 
Pearl [TD]  Human  Xanth    Her glow was thought to be pearly  m24 
Pearl [XOC]  Human  Xanth    summons magic dust  m23 
Pearl Valley  Human  Mundania    Former Mundane who let Umlaut and his friends stay overnight.  26 
Peat  Human  Xanth  Can walk in earth  Brother of Furn, Airic, Wyck, and Quantum  35 
Pebbl  Roc  Xanth    Small roc who looked for steeds for Clio. Found Chele and Danielle  28 
Peek  Pooka  Xanth    Mate of Pook; mother of Puck. A ghostmare with beautiful eyes.  8, 9, 12, 16, 25 
Peet Keet  Bird  Ptero    One of a Pair o` Keets  21 
Peeve  Bird  Xanth    Bird who insults everyone in the voice of the person holding it. AKA Sickly Green or Pet Peeve  M29, M30, 31, m34, 41, M42, M43, 44, 45 
Peggy  Horse  Xanth    An intelligent, loyal winged horse, summoned by MareAnn to act as Humfrey`s steed.  14 
Penny  Human  Xanth    Girl who collects thoughts  38 
Peril  Human  Xanth    One of the Sea Hag`s alter egos.  14 
Perrin Piranha  Piranha  Xanth    A small but feisty fish who lives in the lake concealing Draco`s lair.  11 
Per-See-Us  Human  Mundania    Took away maiden from Monster of the Sea and made it the bad guy   m9 
Persephone  Human  Mundania    Mistress of Hell  m33 
Perseus  Insect  Xanth    King of the Dragonflies; husband of Andromeda, turned into illusion by Ragna  32 
Persist Ant  Ant  Xanth    Challenge 2 for Cyrus Cyborg.+  32 
Pesi Mystic  Human  Xanth  sees only bad things about the future    31 
Pete  Human  Xanth  Unbreaking, So it Never Was Broken    32 
Pete  Bog  Xanth    A bog, very good for delving  m5 
Pete Za  Human  Xanth Reality3  Feed Hungry Folk  Visitor of Promenade Glade  30 
Peter Riddick  Human  Mundania    Bridge inspector  40 
Petting Sue  Human  Xanth  Attract Young Animal Who Like to Be Petted  Girlfriend of Gourd`n G`rd`n`r.  31 
Pewter  Android  Xanth  change reality in his vicinity  Com Pewter in android form - mechanical voice, face made on head screen  M38, 39 
Phanessa  Human  Mundania    Won`t help with fire ants. An emulation of Metria.  26 
Phanta  Human  Xanth  Can Become a Ghost.  Usually only at night is a ghost. A ghost named Gheorge is trying to enslave her. Falls in Love with Shepherd  M33 
Phelra  Human  Xanth  summoning animals  A witness, a young woman of undistinguished features.  19 
Phil  Human  Xanth  project embarrassing moments    29 
Phil A Buster  Human  Mundania    Never stops talking  40 
Phil Istine  Human  Xanth  Molding things to other things, such as a rock to a loaf of bread  Husband of Tipsy; demands a woman to marry  22 
Philip [CuR]  Human  Mundania    Son of Filip and a childhood friend of Silhouette. After her life is straightened out, they fall in love and marry.  27 
Philip [ED]  Human  Xanth  Fills things up    m37 
Philip [SK]  Human  Xanth  seeing other places in his mind  26, 6`3” 220 lbs; talent of seeing other places in his mind (maybe showing them in holo pictures?)  44 
Philomena  Human  Xanth Reality2    Visitor of Promenade Glade  30 
Phlod  Dragon  Xanth    Dolph`s alternative identity in dragon form  11 
Pia Putz  Human  Mundania  Original: to see one day into the future. Later: to know what`s inimical  Wife of Edsel; diabetic, reserved, can be sharp tongued. Lustrous long dark brown hair, green eyes, heart-shaped lovely face, shapely figure.  16, m18, M23, 24, m25 
Picka Bone  Skeleton  Xanth  Plays music on his bones with his clavicles  Son of Grace`l Ossein and Marrow Bones; brother of Joy`nt; husband of Dawn.  15, m16, m17, 19, 30, M35, 36, 37, 38, 40, m41, 44 
Pickle-Eye  Goblin  Xanth    Rebellious goblin   31 
Pickup Six  Human  Gourd  Healing  Aspect of MPD, can take pain away by touch.   19 
Pied Piper  Human  Xanth    Comparison  m42 
Pigasus  Pig  Xanth    As food, he is ambrosia  m31 
Pincushion  World  Ida`s Worlds    Ida`s 6th moon. Travel is faster using a flew. It is a bug which makes you sneeze and fly for 2 minutes. All inhabitants live on the pins.   22, 26, 27, m31 
Piper  Human  Xanth  makes music  Lover of Pundora; boyfriend of Granola; suitor of Harmony; boyfriend of Anna Molly. A fine but homely piper; Pundit made him a handsome man to use his music to summon and store puns but was changed into a a gelatinous monster when they were lost and cursed so only if he finds a beautiful princess to marry and stay in the castle will he be able to be changed back. Harmony gives him a magic Piccolo; takes the hypnotic Gem. Also known Music Monster.  M35, M36, 40 
Piper  Dryad  Xanth  healing  Daughter of Desiree Dryad and Hiatus  24, M32 
Pique Ant Queen  Ant  Xanth Reality6    In PiqueAnt hill; telepathic ant queen Che visits.  30, m32 
Piton  Crossbreed  Xanth    Son of Dawn and Picka Bone; a chip off the old block  36, 37, 38, 39, 41, M44, m45 
Plane  World  Ida`s Worlds    Another of Ida`s moons. Wide but shallow, like a pane of glass. beneath each person shows their polar opposite.  28, m31 
Platina  Human  Xanth  conjuring platinum  platinum blonde who conjures platinum  43 
Plato  Crossbreed  Xanth  animating the dead  Son of Eve and Pluto  m35, 37, 39, 41 
Pleasant Tree  Tree  Xanth      44 
Plesio  Plesiosaur  Xanth    A long-necked, flippered water dragon, who likes to please people. He helps Kim travel.  16 
Pluto  Dwarf Demon  Xanth`s Imagination  All Magic  In X(A/N)TH`s social system; name stylized as P,L/U,TO; was demoted to Dwarf Demon in a Demon bet; in a fit of rage, broke the Cable between the Mundane Internet and the Xanthian Outernet and doesn`t want it fixed because of a bet with Dwarf Demon Eris. Falls in love with and marries Eve.  m9, M33, 34, m35, m36, 37, m38, m39, m41, m42, m43 
Polly Ester  Human  Xanth    Prize in Demo Derby, really sexy woman  37, m43 
Polly Esther  Human  Xanth  makes clothing    m23 
Polly Graff  Human  Xanth  Detect Lies    27 
Polly Graph  Human  Pyramid  Knows when folk are lying    21 
Polly Morph  Human  Pyramid  Changes forms    21 
Polly Tician  Human  Xanth  Makes others believe his promises    22 
Polyanna Polecat  Feline  Xanth  makes others stink  Challenge 3 for Wenda  34 
Polyhymenia  Muse  Xanth    Daughter of Mnem and Ebnez; likes sacred poetry. Became a Muse.  m28 
Pook  Pooka  Xanth    Mate of Peek; father of Puck; shaggy, wild-looking ghost horse, kept solid by the chains hung around his barrel. He is Jordan`s companion.  M8, 9, m11, 12, 16, 25 
Pop Flies  Insect  Xanth    Resident of Isle of Flies  m38 
Pose  Demon  Hades    Suitor, wants to take over the kingdom from within by marrying Harmony. Harmony`S gift: mini bottle to camp in; takes the Ring of Power. Aka D. Pose   M36 
Potipher  Human  Xanth  Poison gas  A young practical joker of the North Village; stored in Brain Coral pool.  1, 26 
Practica Bull  Crossbreed  Xanth    Adora`s half-sister; bull head, human body  m35 
Preston Black  Human  Zombie  Pushes What He Pushes On  If he pushes on a pond, he moves the whole pond over the landscape.  26 
Prima Donna  Human  Xanth    Rapunzel`s cousin with similarly long hair  41 
Prime Monister  Monster  Xanth Reality    Ruler of castle in Xanth Reality. Aka Monister.   30 
Prince  Human  Xanth    A character in `The Princess and the Hog`, played by Ghost Writer  41 
Prince  Dragon  Xanth    Character in Chex`s nice dream made for Fracto and used by Jenny, dragon prince who becomes a unicorn  m13 
Princess [GWITS]  Human  Xanth    A character in `The Princess and the Hog`, played by Amara  41 
Princess [HC]  Human  Xanth    See Taplin  11, m13 
Princess [IOV]  Human  Xanth    Character in Chex`s nice dream made for Fracto and used by Jenny, human princess who becomes a unicorn  m13 
Princilla  Human  Xanth    A girl Dug knew in Mundania.  m16 
Prize  Human  Xanth    Daughter of Surprise and Umlaut  30, m31, m40 
Pro Tractor  Human  Xanth  Good at turning circles  One of the Tractor brothers  34 
Prob A-Bull  Bovine  Xanth      38 
Proctolo-G  Insect  Ptero    In Sunset Comic Strip.  28 
Prof Philactic  Human  Xanth    Storks avoid him.  34 
Psyche  Human  Xanth  Role Reversal  Girlfriend of Timothy  31 
Psycholo-G  Insect  Ptero    In Sunset Comic Strip.  28 
Ptero  World  Ida`s Worlds    The tiny (Ping Pong ball size) moon that orbits Princess Ida`s head. It is a world in itself, on which live all the characters who ever existed in Xanth, or will exist, or might exist. It was named by Karen Baldwin. Another Ida lives on it, with her moon Pyramid, and so on through Torus, Cone, Dumbbell, Pincushion, Spiral, Tangle, Motes, and half a myriad others. It was later discovered that the moons are not an endless line, but a loop, ending with a Xanth moon.   20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, m28, m29, m31, m32, m34, m38, m40, 41, 44, 46 
Ptero Bull  Bovine  Gourd    Tells fortunes in the Gourd  29 
Ptero-Bull  Bovine  Ptero    Bad bull from Ptero.  26 
Puck  Pooka  Xanth    Son of Peek and Pook  8, 9, 12, 16, 25 
Puk  Dragon  Xanth    Guarding a fountain packed with purple mud, spouting gouts of bright-red blood  m2 
Pundit  Dwarf Demon  Xanth`s Imagination  All magic  Built Caprice Castle to store puns and get Piper to handle the job.   35, m36, m37 
PunDora  Pun  Xanth    Girlfriend of Attilla the Pun; lover of Piper (WTC); girlfriend of Gattila the Gun; found Attilla was dead because of Dawn, she sought revenge and allied with Steel and Piper to find her.  M35 
Punny  Human  Xanth  Puns  Girlfriend of Unpun who counters her puns. Moves to Ptero when she thinks he no longer likes her.  25 
Puppy  Dog  Mundania    William Henry Taylor`s dog  22 
Purple  Human  Xanth    Colored man who rescued Humfrey from mud.  14 
Puzzle  World  Ida`s Worlds    Ida`s 13th moon.  26, 27, m31, 44 
Pyg Malion  Pig  Xanth    Juror at Grace`l Ossein`s trial; sculptor pig  11 
Pyra  Human  Xanth  Working with Fire  Girlfriend of Finn; bursts into flame when she gets mad.  M30 
Pyramid  World  Ida`s Worlds    Second of Ida`s derivative moons, where generosity is power. 4 tri-angular faces: Blue, Red, Green, Gray.  21, 22, m24, 26, 27, m31, 38, 41, m44 
Pythia  Human  Xanth    Priestesses of the Oracle  12, m14 
Python  Serpent  Xanth    A huge serpent that guards Parnassus. Python is the embodiement of the masculine promise/threat to women, enthralling them even as he prepares to devour them.  7, 12, m15, 28 
      112 Characters in P     
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Quantum  Human  Xanth  Can be in two or more places at the same time  Brother of Furn, Airic, Peat, and Wyck  35 
Queen [GWITS]  Human  Xanth    A character in `The Princess and the Hog`, played by Emerald  41 
Queen [IOV]  Human  Xanth    Character in Chex`s nice dream made for Fracto and used by Jenny   m13 
Queen of 3 Moons  Human  Three Moons      42 
Queen of Hearts  Human  Xanth    from `Alice In Wonderland`  45 
Quieta  Imp  Xanth    Daughter of Ortant; mother of Trenita; makes imp-sized magic mirrors from the film of soap bubbles.  5, 20 
Quin  Crossbreed  Xanth    polite harpy/dragon crossbreed who wants to find out how to become human. Breathes steam. Plays the accordion. Totem = Air  M40 
      7 Characters in Q     
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R. NA  Robot Demon  Xanth    Not Announced. Collector  44, 45 
Rabbit  Rabbit  Xanth    companion, can assume any mammal form. Beetle Bunny can talk.  M45 
Rachel  Dog  Mundania  Finding things, sometimes before they are asked for.  Mate of Woofer; old service dog, black and white German short-haired Pointer.  M36, m37, 40 
Rachel [ZL]  Human  Xanth    Lija`s sister  m22 
Ractical  Imp  Xanth    In Imp Perial; works with goldenrod to get their dust  20 
Ragna  Roc  Xanth  render things illusionary or return them to real  A powerful Roc Magician who tried to take over Xanth by turning people into ghosts if they didn`t want to swear fealty to him.  M32, m36, m37, m38, m42, M43, m44 
Raina  Werecat  Xanth Reality      30 
Ralph  Human  Xanth    Bedtime booboos. He is nasty, crude, scheming, selfish, stubborn, cruel, hateful, and dirty.  22, m23 
Ram Bunctious  Sheep  Xanth    Head ram of flock. Along with Sheperd, saved Phanta from Gheorge  33 
Ran D  Demon  Hades    Sex-crazed  m35 
Rana  Human  Xanth  Creation  King of Human Xanth (3), first female King; mother of Reitas  m19 
Randi  Human  Xanth    Expected to be a boy, delivered as a girl  28 
Random Factor  Human  Xanth    Boyfriend of Debra; figure in Castle Maidragon who does something random to intruders each time they open his chamber door.  24, 25, m27, m29, M31 
Rapunzel  Crossbreed  Xanth  Magical Hair  Descendant of Bluebell and Jordan; wife of Grundy. Her half-elven lineage allows her to change size at will, and she can also grow or shrink her beautiful hair. She is Ivy`s pun-pal.  m8, M9, m10, m11, 12, 13, m14, m16, 17, 18, 19, m21, m23, m24, 26, m27, m28, 29, m30, 31 
Rattila the Run  Human  Xanth    Brother of Attila the Pun; happy to race you anywhere  35 
Raven  Human  Ptero  Eye Color Changes With Mood  Character in Sofia’s play played by Miss Take; daugher of Rowena and Ruben, older sister of Robin, pretty girl  21 
Ray [CuR]  Human  Xanth  Has sticky hands and feet  Enables him to walk on walls.  27 
Ray [SN]  Human  Xanth  makes a ray of sunshine  Brother of Wade; might become the boyfriend of Azalea  m30 
Ray [TTTF]  Human  Xanth  Rearranging His Body in Unusual Ways  Guide in Castle Rock Candy for Curtis  32 
Ray [YIW]  Human  Xanth    Found the money tree  20 
Ray D O  Human  Ptero    Makes loud obnoxious noises.  21 
Re  Human  Xanth  Revision  A girl who re-does things.  19 
Re Joyce  Human  Xanth  Gives folks joy    28 
Reason  Fish  Xanth    Looking for a porpoise  26 
Recipro Cate  Human  Xanth    Always quick to return a favor  33 
Red  Centaur  Xanth    The merged centaur  38 
Red  Human  Xanth    One of five sisters with long hair. Part of Merge  38, 39, m43 
Red Hair  Human  Xanth    pretty girl with matching suit, hair and lips:  45 
Red Pepper  Human  Xanth    Leader of the Red Team; boyfriend of Doll  m4 
Red Skeleton [HC]  Skeleton  Gourd    A person in the gourd terminal  11 
Red Skeleton [LOTD]  Skeleton  Gourd    Cousin of White Skeleton  m36 
Red Wizard  Human  Pyramid    Wizard of the Red Face  m21 
Ree Sette  Human  Xanth  Undo Things  Son of Marmie Sette and Asse Sette  31 
Reitas  Human  Xanth  Solving problems  King of Human Xanth (4)  m19 
Rek King  Ogre  Xanth    Going to meet his queen at the Rek King ball.   m29 
Rempel  Centaur  Xanth  knows talents of others  Magician  23 
Renee [CL]  Human  Xanth    See Threnody  M8, 14 
Renee [SK]  Human  Xanth    Portal Village girl, 13, pretty and curvaceous  44 
Repulsive  Crossbreed  Xanth  makes masks  Descendant of Bluebell and Jordan; sister of Rapunzel; appears ugly  24 
Ressed  Imp  Xanth    In Imp Perial  20 
Reuben  Human  Xanth    Boy who lost his talent on the Isle of Talents  m23 
Reversal  Major Demon  Everywhere  All Magic  Demon of Reverse World  34 
Reverse  World  Ida`s Worlds    Another of Ida`s moons. Reverse World, made entirely of reverse wood or its equivalent. It is shaped like a giant reverse-wood tree. Nothing is what it seems. All creatures look,, sound, & feel like their opposite. It has 5 areas where things are changed: Bark = Appearance; Branch = Direction; Leaves = Sound; Root = Gender; Wood = Situation.   34 
Revy  Human  Ptero  Reversal of magic  Son of Ivy and Grey  21 
Rhea  Human  Ptero    Diar & Rhea  41 
Rhyme  Human  Xanth    See Rhythm  M32 
Rhythm  Human  Xanth  singing/playing something real   Daughter of Ivy and Grey; triplet sister of Melody and Harmony; betrothed to Cyrus when she gets old enough; mother of Kadence, she was 12 aged to 22 at the time; was called Rhyme while with the Troupe.  20, m21, 23, M24, m25, 26, M27, 28, 29, 31, M32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, m44 
Richard C. White  Human  Mundania    A recent arrival from Mundania, living on the banks of Lake Ogre-chobee.  17, 18, 19 
Richard Siler  Human  Mundania    Also known as Billy Jack.  19 
Rick O`Shea  Human  Xanth    Village boy who bounces around a lot  44 
Rick R Mortis  Zombie  Xanth    Pun: rigor mortis  22 
Ricky  Golem  Xanth    A ragged doll  22 
Rigor Mortis  Zombie  Xanth  Makes things stiff    19 
Rob  Human  Xanth  robs without knowing it  Robs without knowing it.  35 
Robable  Imp  Xanth    In Imp Perial; works with die mound stones  20 
Robert  Robot  Xanth    leader of the Robot Realm.  42 
Robert  Crossbreed  Cone    Nametagger; attacked Hugo and Random Factor.  31 
Robert [SF]  Hamydryad  Xanth  using magic to heal wounds    25 
Robert Hindsight  Human  Xanth    Author known by Olive Hue   m33 
Robert Ulysses Dunn  Human  Mundania    Died in Mundania. Managed to get to Xanth, where the centaurs rejuvenated him. He was living on Centaur Isle as a woodworker and cabinetmaker when he met Allergy and married her. Also known as R U Dunn on Mundania. Not called that in Xanth.  38 
Robin  Human  Ptero    Character in Sofia`s play played by Miss Inform; daugher of Rowena and Ruben, younger sister of Raven, wife of Ize.  21 
Robot  World  Ida`s Worlds    Another of Ida`s moons. A world completely inhabited by robots.  29 
Robota  Golem  Xanth  can affect her own reality, to a degree, changing form augmented by illusion  Golem made by Com Pewter to study weather. In past, Silica, princess of the Mineral Elves  23 
Roc Ette  Roc  Xanth    Pompos City people were mining her rocks and Ragna wanted her to join his harem  32, m42 
Roc of Ages  Roc  Xanth      m26 
Rockie  Machine  Xanth    Flying machine made by Che Centaur from parts and roc flight feathers, with Zyzzyva`s left ear  25 
Rocky  Human  Xanth  makes stones or other small things explode    m32 
Rocky  Roc  Xanth    Male friend of Roxanne Roc  m15 
Rocky Roc  Roc  Xanth    Attacked Nya without reason. Later found to be a word misunderstood.  40 
Roger Roadrunner  Bird  Xanth  Makes a blacktop road.    33 
Roland  Robot  Xanth    Husband of Hannah Barbarian; father of Cyrus; first robot with a soul program.  M29, m32, m37, m42 
Roland  Human  Xanth  Stun-gaze  Husband of Bianca; father of Bink; an Elder of Xanth. With his talent, he can freeze a person in place.  1, 2, m3, 4, 6, 23 
Roll Seven  Human  Gourd  Friendship  Aspect of MPD, makes friends easily.  19 
Ron Chi  Human  Xanth    Pun  m42 
Ronica  Human  Xanth Reality6  Exchange places with anyone else    m30 
Roogna  Human  Xanth  Adapting living magic  King of Human Xanth (2); mustered Xanth to defeat the Fourthwave and Fifthwave;.architect of the Castle bearing his name.  m1, m2, M3, m6, m8, m11, m12, m14, m16, m19, m41 
Rorrim  Human  Xanth    Spirit in a magic mirror.  26, 28 
Rose  Human  Xanth  Growing roses  Daughter of Ashely Rose and Bliss; wife of Humfre (4)y; mother of Rosetta; refugee from Muerte A. Fid`s reign; became Humfrey`s wife after waiting more than two centuries for him; full title is Rose Pax of Bliss.  14, 15, m17, m18, m19, 23, 24, m26, m28, 29, m32, 34, 38, 41, 43 
Rose Quartz  Human  Xanth Reality6  Soothe Troubled Hearts  Girlfriend of Smoky Quartz  30 
Rosemary  Human  Xanth    Spice Girl  28 
Rosetta  Human  Xanth  Animating objects  Daughter of Rose and Humfrey; wife of Stone, a cryptologist; full name is Rosetta Bliss Humphrey, from which comes her nickname, Roy.  m14 
Rosie the Riveter  Robot  Xanth    Iron gray hair tied with a steel tape ribbon, snug blouse, short skirt, nice legs, magnetic slippers. Details can be changed without notice. Telepathic, so responsive to a human`s wishes.   42 
Rovise  Imp  Xanth    In Imp Perial; works with opal  20 
Row-Bot  Robot  Pyramid      38 
Rowena  Dog  Xanth    Daughter of Rachel and Woofer daughter of Rachel and Woofer  37 
Rowena  Human  Ptero    Character in Sofia’s play; wife of Ruben, mother of Raven and Robin, supposed mother of Dolph  m21 
Roxanne  Roc  Xanth    A female roc, ordered by the Simurgh to babysit a magic egg at Nameless Castle. In 600 years it hatches Sim, the Simurgh`s chick.  15, m16, M19, 20, 22, m23, m24, 25, m30, m31, 36, 38 
Roy  Roc  Xanth    Zombie Roc at Castle Zombie  26 
Royal Tutor  Human  Xanth    A character in `The Princess and the Hog`, played by Tartan  41 
Rubella  Human  Xanth    Character in a tale of the Ass O` of Nine Tails, Rubella and the Fool Moon  m16 
Ruben  Human  Ptero    Character in Sofia’s play; husband of Rowena, father of Raven and Robin, supposed father of Dolph  m21 
Ruby [AA]  Human  Motes  Makes a Net to Stop Wiggles    31 
Ruby [SK]  Human  Xanth    inoculates against rubella (German Measles) pretty, with red hair to her waist.  44 
Ruby [TOF]  Rabbit  Xanth    a human/rabbit crossbreed, can assume either form, same mass. Lovely in human form, brown hair, brown eyes, shapely. Now possesses the magic mushroom, so they can change sizes.  M45 
Rum  Demon  Hades    A cook in Iris` memory.  m18 
Rune  Human  Xanth  Evocation  King of Human Xanth (5); son of Rana  m19 
Rupert  Human  Xanth    (variation of Robert)--Ghorgeous; ex boyfriend  m46 
Rusty  Dog  Mundania    from Mundania  25 
Rusty  Human  Xanth  rusting metal to any length    m23, 29 
Ruth Sutpen  Human  Mundania    In Xanth Reality 6  30 
Ryver  Human  Xanth  Water magic  Son of Lucana and Vernon; husband of Cube. Originally one of the challenges Lacuna faces at Humfrey`s castle, he can control water and make it take on any shape. He becomes Lacuna`s son in her retroactive family.  14, m16, M27, 28, m30 
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KEY - Xanth Titles; so far, by the numbers: (Click on a Book Title & see more info on that book.)
1 A Spell For Chameleon [ASFC]  2 The Source Of Magic [TSOM]  3 Castle Roogna [CaR]  4 Centaur Aisle [CA] 
5 Ogre, Ogre [OO]  6 Night Mare [NM]  7 Dragon on a Pedestal [DOAP]  8 Crewel Lye [CL] 
9 Golem In The Gears [GITG]  10 Vale Of The Vole [VOTV]  11 Heaven Cent [HC]  12 Man From Mundania [MFM] 
13 Isle Of View [IOV]  14 Question Quest [QQ]  15 The Color Of Her Panties [TCOHP]  16 Demons Don't Dream [DDD] 
17 Harpy Thyme [HT]  18 Geis of the Gargoyle [GOTG]  19 Roc And A Hard Place [RAAHP]  20 Yon Ill Wind [YIW] 
21 Faun & Games [FAG]  22 Zombie Lover [ZL]  23 Xone Of Contention [XOC]  24 The Dastard [TD] 
25 Swell Foop [SF]  26 Up In a Heaval [UIAH]  27 Cube Route [CuR]  28 Currant Events [CE] 
29 Pet Peeve [PP]  30 Stork Naked [SN]  31 Air Apparent [AA]  32 Two to the Fifth [TTTF] 
33 Jumper Cable [JC]  34 Knot Gneiss [KG]  35 Well-Tempered Clavicle [WTC]  36 Luck of the Draw [LOTD] 
37 Esrever Doom [ED]  38 Board Stiff [BS]  39 Five Portraits [FP]  40 Isis Orb [IO] 
41 Ghost Writer in the Sky [GWITS]  42 Fire Sail [FS]  43 Jest Right [JR]  44 Skeleton Key [SK] 
45 A Tryst of Fate [TOF]  46 Six Crystal Princesses [SCP]  47 Apoca Lips (The Xanth Novels) [AL]   
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Doug Harter maintains the Xanth Character Database, updating it as new books in the Xanth series are released. Thanks to Piers Anthony, for letting me see some of his Character Notes, to Peg Rombach-Riggs who did the work creating the original table, Seajay who supplied the numbers, Dawn M. Burge for suggesting and helping Origin to be accomplished, and FNProgramvare's BookCat, which I use to store the Xanth Character info.
NOTE: No books will be included which are not released.

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