Plemys the Younger- He's the narrator.

Plemys' Mother- Shrill and demanding.

Anti- He's an old, seemingly crazy soothsayer.

Cececelia- She falls in love with Remus.

Man from the Vendor- He's a man from a vendor.

Remus- He's a gladiator who has never won a fight.

Rufus- He's Cececelia's father. He stutters.

Claudia- She's Cececelia's mother. She lisps.

Viva- She is a very lavish woman and loves money. She wants her son to marry Cececelia.

Marcus- He is Viva's son. He's not too bright and a great fighter.