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There is currently 334 characters in the list...

Timeline :
1993, March:
Carolyn Roberts died (brain tumor)...

Writers :
Susan Day:
- Women's rights activist and writer
'My Mother's Shadow'
'Lillies of the Valley'...

Bob Polhurst:
- Fiction
'Later That Summer' never published...
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Name: Description:

?, Alice

- Lois Chasse was called "Alice" by Ralph Roberts in front of the CBS crews at the Derry Civic Centre.

?, Alice

- Mentioned in a song by Grace Slick.

?, Audra

- Secretary of Dr. Hong. She spoke to Joe Wyzer and got Ralph Roberts an appointment to see Dr Hong in October 1993. Appears to be Dating Joe Wyzer.

?, Aunt Sadie

- Ralph Roberts imagined her calling someone when he saw the aura's on the telephone lines for the first time.

?, Curley

- One of the 3 stooges.

?, Deanie

- Name on the footpath. It said "Sam + Deanie".

?, Denise

- Mentioned in anti-abortion literature read by John Leydecker.

?, Jake

- Owner of a battered saxophone in Atropos's lair. It had his name on it in Rhinestones.

?, Justin

- Boy who works weekends at the Derry Library.

?, Karl

- Worked at the Red Apple convenience store.

?, Larry

- One of the 3 stooges.

?, Melanie

- Friend of Helen Deepneau who worked as a bank teller.

?, Merrilee

- Pregnant woman who died at High Ridge after being shot. Lay next to Gretchen Tillbury.

?, Mina

- Friend of Lois Chasse.

?, Moe

- One of the 3 stooges.

?, Norton

- Lois Chasse called Ralph Roberts "Norton" in front of the CBS crews at the Derry Civic Centre.

?, Patrick

- Grandfather of Patrick Danville.

?, Pete

- Paperboy.

?, Peter

- Security guard at WomanCare.

?, Sadie

- Aunt mentioned on the telephone.

?, Sam

- A mother was heard to yell out for Sam to come inside, and to bring his sister in too. Not sure if this is the same Sam who's name was written on the ground.

?, Sam

- Name on the footpath. It said "Sam + Deanie".

?, Sue

- Worked at the Red Apple convenience store on Afternoon shift. She was there when Helen Deepneau came in after being beaten by her husband.

?, Susy

- Her name was spray painted on the side of the Diesel Shed at the Derry Trainyards.

?, Tim

- A little boy that was walking with his mother. These 2 had the most beautiful aura's Ralph Roberts had seen. Outside the Rite Aid pharmacy.

?, Vic

- Brother of Lois Chasse.

?, Zoe

- Waitress at the Derry Diner. Member of the Friends of Life. Joined WomanCare's followers in 1984. Put a child up for adoption in 1989.

?, Zoe

- Waitress.

Ackerman, William

- Musician mentioned in passing.

Altoberg, Chris

- Weather forecaster on TV for News at Noon.


- On the radio show "Amos and Andy".

Anderson, ?

- Husband of Rachel Anderson. He beat her often, and hard, until he disappeared in about 1985.

Anderson, Rachel

- Cleaner at WomanCare. Haeavy set woman who's husband beat her until he went missing.

Anderson, Steve

- Assistant District Attorney who interviewed Ralph Roberts after being attacked by Charles Pickering

Andrews Sisters

- Singers mentioned in passing.


- On the radio show "Amos and Andy".

Animals, The

- Band that was played by Ed Deepneau on the day he beat up his wife.

Applebaum, ?

- Owner of a house on Harris Ave in 1998.

Arnold, Rosanne

- Guest on the TV show hosted by Whoopi.

Astaire, Fred

- Dancer mentioned in passing.


- Bald Doctor #3. The bad one who is the rogue agent of the random. He cut Ed Deepneau's cord, and this let Deepneau come under the control of the Crimson King. He is Left handed and uses a rusty scalpel. Ralph Roberts and Lois Chasse were caught in his lair, and Ralph cut off one of his ears.

Bach, ?

- Composer mentioned in passing.

Baggins, Bilbo

- Found a ring and gave it to his grandson Frodo.

Baggins, Frodo

- Grandson of Bilbo.

Bald Doctor 1

- Clotho. Partner of the Bald Doctor 2, Lachesis. They end life with purpose.

Bald Doctor 2

- Lachesis. Partner of the Bald Doctor 1, Clotho. They end life with purpose.

Bald Doctor 3

- Atropos. The agent of random.


- Part of the childrens classic Barbie and Ken.

Barrett, ?

- Owner of an orchard that was converted into High Ridge in the early 1980's.

Bates, Norman

- Psycho mentioned in passing.

Beethoven, ?

- Composer mentioned in passing.

Bennigan, Harriet

- Old woman in Derry who uses a walking frame. Makes 82 look young.

Benson, Lisette

- TV News reader for News at Noon. Had a story on the altercation between the Friends of Life group and Pro-Choice group.

Berkowitz, David

- Murderer known as the Son of Sam.

Berlin, Irving

- Songwriter mentioned in passing.


- Of Bevis and Butt-Head fame.

Bowe, Riddick

- Boxer mentioned in passing.

Bowers, Oscar

- Berta Roberts told her son Ralph to make sure Butch did not put any bad potato's at the bottom of the basket.

Boynton, Tony

- Name written in graffiti in the male portosan in Strawford Park.

Brolin, James

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Brown, Charlie

- Cartoon character.

Buchanan, Pat

- A poster for Pat as president was in the window of a store in Derry.

Buck, Frank

- Hero in old movies.

Bundy, Ted

- Murderer mentioned in passing.

Bunyan, Paul

- There is a plastic statue of him in Derry, outside the Civic Centre.

Burdon, Eric

- In the Bold and the Beautiful movie on TV.


- Of Bevis and Butt-Head fame.

Caesar, Augustus

- Mentioned in passing.

Callan, Marie

- Told Lois Chasse about the demonstration at WomanCare where Ed Deemneau was arrested. Said the demonstration included rock throwing, and that's why there were arrests.

Captain Ahab

- Mentioned in passing.

Casey, Ben

- On a TV show watched by Ralph Roberts.

Castonguay, Simone

- Her niece was Barbara Richards who worked at WomanCare as the day receptionist. Friend of Lois Chasse. She was brides maid of honor at the wedding of Ralph Roberts ansd Lois Chasse on 2 January 1994.


- Crimson King's servants and helpers. This is also what the Friends of Life call their major enemies. All but 2 are female.

Chapin, Lafayette

- Friend of Ralph Roberts who used to be a carpenter up until he retired about 1983. Often played chess with Bill McGovern. Died of a heart attack in July 1995.

Chasse, Harold

- Son of Lois and Paul. He tried to get his mother to go into a retirement home in Bangor. Husband of Janet. A Lawyer who gave away his mother at her wedding to Ralph Roberts on 2 January 1994.

Chasse, Janet

- Wife of Harold. A real bitch that wanted to get Lois Chasse into the retirement home in Bangor. Had frekles, but covered them. She stole the earrings from Lois, and made it look like Lois lost them due to her bad memory.

Chasse, Lois

- Friend of Ralph Roberts. 68 years old. She lived on Harris Ave, about half a block down from Ralph. She also suffered from Insomnia. Mother of Harold and wife of Paul. She also started to see the aura's, and was to help save the life of Patrick Danville at any cost. She married Ralph on 2 January 1994.

Chasse, Paul

- Husband of Lois. Died while at work on the railroad in about 1991. Had liver trouble.

Cherney, Pete

- Weather man on TV seen by Ralph Roberts at 11:30pm.

Cheshire Cat

- From Alice in Wonderland.

Christie, Agatha

- Mystery author mentioned in passing.

Chung, Connie

- CBS reporter at the ralley for Susan Day in Derry.

Churchill, Winston

- Mentioned by Joe Wyzer. He was an Insomniac.

Clinton, Bill

- President followed by the Deepneau's.


- Bald doctor #1. Partner of the Bald Doctor 2, Lachesis. They end life with purpose. They altered Ralph Roberts and Lois Chasse to be able to see the Aura's and help to stop the actions of Atropos from altering the future.

Cohen, ?

- Derry Mayor who is the second man to be on the Centurions list - the other is Ralph Roberts.

Cook, Robin

- Author mentioned in passing.

Cooper, Garry

- Actor mentioned by Bill McGovern.

Coughlin, Father

- Derry Priest.

Cox, Dale

- County Prosecutor mentioned in passing.

Crane, Ichabod

- Mentioned in passing.

Creed, Gage William

- Boy run down by a speeding tanker in Ludlow. His sneeker was in Atropos's lair.

Creeley, Robert

- Poet who wrote "for Love, Poems 1950-1960" read by Dorrance Marstellar.

Crimson King, The

- Evil that jumps from body to body, and generation to generation according to Ed Deepneau. When Atropos cut Ed's cord, he came under the control of the Crimson King. He is part of the Dark Tower, in the levels above mortals. Ralph Roberts sees him when he was in the plane trying to stop Ed Deepneau.

Cruise, Tom

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Crystal, Billy

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Cubbins, Bartholomew

- Character in a Dr Seuss book called The Fivehundred Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Dahlmer, Jeffrey

- Murderer mentioned in passing.

Dalton, Daniel

- Runs the shop Secondhand Rose, Secondhand Clothes in Derry, and the head of "Friends of Life". Anti-abortionist. Arrested for the attack on WomanCare (For those who remember, this shop is where "Silver" was found in It).

Danville, ?

- Off the wagon after 6 months sober. A mean drunk who Patrick's mother did not want to go home to.

Danville, Patrick

- Played ball with his mother in Strawford Park. Named after his grandfather. Fell out of his crib at 8 months, and has a scar on his nose. He was saved first by Lois Chasse and Ralph Roberts at High Ridge. Ralph and Lois have to save his life at any costs. He draws pictures of The Dark Tower and Roland the gunslinger. He is destined to die at 22 years old, in 2011, just after saving 2 people.

Danville, Sonia

- Mother of Patrick, who played ball with her son in Strawford Park. She did not want to take him home as her husband was a mean drunk. She and her son were saved by Ralph Roberts and Lois Chasse at the fire at High Ridge, and again at the WomanCare talk by Susan Day at the Civic Centre.

Darrow, Clarence

- Mentioned in passing.

Davenport, Hamilton

- Proprietor of "Back Pages" store on the corner of Witcham and Main streets, Derry. He is a Pro-Choice follower, and was hit on the head by Dan Dalton at the WomanCare fight on 23rd of September 1993.

Day, Susan Edwina

- Political activist and author of "My Mothers Shadow" and "Lilies of the Valley". Co-founder and ex-president of the "sisters in arms", a womans equal rights group. She visits Derry, and causes problems as Ed Deepneau tries to kill her. She was decapitated by flying glass at the rally on 8 October 1993.

Deepneau, ?

- Father of Ed Deepneau. He was foreman at a bottling plant in Plaster Rock, Pensylvania.

Deepneau, Edward

- Neighbour of Ralph Roberts. Husband of Helen. Research chemist at Hawking Industries. He is a wife beater, and has a quick temper. He had an accident with a pickup truck near the airport, and attacked the other driver. Lived 4 doors from Ralph Roberts on Harris Ave. He then tries to kill Susan Day and others at the rally at the Derry Civic Centre. Ralph Roberts makes him fail, but he dies succeed in killing 71 people.

Deepneau, Helen

- 30 Year old wife of Edward, and mother of Natalie. Good friend of the Roberts family, helping out with Carolyn Roberts funeral arrangements. Severely beaten by her husband, and decides to leave him. Lived 4 doors from Ralph Roberts on Harris Ave. Has a Graduate degree in Library Science.

Deepneau, Natalie

- Daughter of Ed and Helen Deepneau. Born 1992. Ralph Roberts saves her life in the first week of Aug 1998, and he dies in the process.

DeMille, Cecil

- Movie director.

Deschain, Roland

- Gunslinger drawn and described by Patrick Danville.

Disney, Walt

- Mentioned in passing.

Dobyns, Stephen

- Author of "Cemetery Nights", a book that Dorance Marstellar gave to Ralph Roberts.

Douglas, Kirk

- In the Bold and the Beautiful movie on TV.


- Band liked by Ralph Roberts.

Dubay, Stephen Bishop

- One of the 3 unnamed boys that threw Adrian Mellon to his death in the Derry Canal in 1984.

Dugan, Mr.

- Head of Derry Trust's Loan Department who once rejected a loan application by Ralph Roberts.

Dukakis, ?

- Ran for president in 1988.

Durgin, Paul

- Druggist at Rexall in Derry. Ralph Roberts did not want Paul to see him buying sleeping pills.

Eastwood, Clint

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Eberly, Georgina

- Wife of Stan. Lived in Harris Ave, next door to May Locher.

Eberly, Stan

- Went to school with Ralph Roberts, Husband of Georgina. Told Bill McGovern that the demonstrators at WomanCare had maced 2 doctors. Had grey hair.

Eichmann, Adolf

- Fay Chapin called Harley Pederson Adolf Eichmann as an insult.

Einstein, Albert

- Charles Pickering looked like a cross between Don King and Albert Einstein when he attached Ralph Roberts in the Derry Library.

Engstrom, Charles

- Childhood friend of Ralph Roberts that liked looking up woman's dresses.

Executioner, The

- Character in a Dr Seuss book called The Fivehundred Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Felton, Frank

- One of the "Friends of Life" involved in the attack on High Ridge. He was killed in the process.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

- Auhor mentioned in passing by Ralph Roberts.

Foltleroy, Little Lord

- Mentioned in passing.

Fonda, Henry

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Forbes, Anthony

- Hypnotist that Joe Wyzer suggested that Ralph Roberts go and see. Operates out of Hesser St, Derry.

Foster, R. H.

- Name on a card given to Ralph Roberts by Trigger Vachon. Supplied Wells & Dry-Walls.


- Character in a book by J. R. R. Tolkien.


- Cat of Bertha Roberts.


- Character in a book by J. R. R. Tolkien.

Garfunkel, Art

- Simon and Garfunkel's song "Scarborough Fair" was on the radio when Carolyn Roberts died at Derry Home Hospital.

Garton, John Webber

- One of the 3 unnamed boys that threw Adrian Mellon to his death in the Derry Canal in 1984.


- TV Show Host.

Gibson, Mel

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Ginsberg, Allen

- Poet mentioned by Dorrance Marstellar.

Goldberg, Whoopi

- TV Show host seen by Ralph Roberts on late night TV.

Great Ones, The

- People who's lives will affect people on more than one level of the tower.


- Character from a childrens story Hansel and Gretel.

Hagen, Donna

- Derry Police Officer that took the anonomous call when Ralph Roberts rung to report 2 strange people outside May Locher's house on 4th October 1993.

Hall, James A.

- Wrote a book "Patterns of Dreaming" that Ralph Roberts read in the Derry Library.

Hall, Jon

- Hero in old movies.

Halliday, June

- Councillor and WomanCare director. Hated by Emma Wheaton.


- Mentioned in passing.

Hamilton, Dr

- Doctor at WomanCare.


- Character in a play by Shakespere.

Hanlon, Mike

- Librarian at Derry Public Library in the summer of 1993. He helped Ralph Roberts find some books on Sleep disorders. Gave Helen Deepneau a job at the childrens section of the library.

Hanscom, Benjamin

- Architect who designed the Derry Civic Centre. He grew up in Derry, but moved away.


- Character from a childrens story Hansel and Gretel.

Harper, Dr. Roberta

- Works at WomanCare.

Haycox, Ernest

- Mentioned in passing.

Hayman, Howard

- Lawyer friend of John Leydecker that convinces the Great Eastern Insurance Company to pay out Ed Deepneau's insurance policy worth $70,000.

Henderson, Richard

- Did chores around Lois Chasse's mothers place when Lois was 17. He was supposed to be liked by Lois, but she did not like him at all.


- Character in the bible.

Hitler, Adolph

- Mentioned on a card by a pro-choice group.

Holmes, Sherlock

- Mentioned in passing.

Homer, Winslow

- Artist who's prints hang in the Derry Home Hospital.

Hong, James Roy

- Acupuncturist that Joe Wyzer suggested that Ralph Roberts go and see. Operates out of Kansas St, Derry.

Hooker, John Lee

- Singer/songwriter that was played by Ed Deepneau on the day he beat up his wife.

Hussein, Saddam

- Mentioned in passing.

Huston, Mr.

- Butcher in Derry.


- Character from the childrens book Jack and the beanstalk.

Jack the Ripper

- English murderer mentioned in passing.

Jackson, Michael

- Singer mentioned in passing.

Jamal, Dr.

- Neurologist at Derry Hospital. He left there in April 1993 and established a practice in Westport in Southern Connecticut. He treated Carolyn Roberts after her seizure in July 1992.

Jefferson Airplane

- Band that was played by Ed Deepneau on the day he beat up his wife.


- Mentioned in passing.

Jetson, George

- Cartoon Character mentioned in passing.


- Character in the Bible.

Johnson, ?

- Police Chief in Derry. He turned down a request for someone to watch out for Ralph Roberts after he was attacked by Charles Pickering.

Johnson, Lyndon

- President of the USA in the past.


- Swallowed by a whale.

Joubert, Ray

- Murderer mentioned in passing.

Kaltenborn, H. V.

- Singer mentioned in passing.


- Part of the childrens classic Barbie and Ken.

Kennedy, Robert

- Assisinated in LA. On 5 June 1958.

Kern, Jerome

- Songwriter mentioned in passing.

Kevorkian, Dr.

- He believes in mercy killing, and the right to die.

Kildare, Dr.

- On a TV show watched by Ralph Roberts.

King Arthur

- Mentioned in passing.

King Herod

- Mentioned by Ed Deepneau.

King, Don

- Charles Pickering looked like a cross between Don King and Albert Einstein when he attached Ralph Roberts in the Derry Library.

King, The

- Character in a Dr Seuss book called The Fivehundred Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Kirkland, John

- WomanCare reporter on TV News at Noon. He reported live on the damage done during the fight between the protesters, and later about the preperations for the Susan Day speech in Derry.


- Bald doctor #2 Partner of the Bald Doctor 1, Clotho. They end life with purpose. They altered Ralph Roberts and Lois Chasse to be able to see the Aura's and help to stop the actions of Atropos from altering the future.

L'Amour, Louis

- Mentioned in passing.

Land, Edwin

- Mentioned by John Leydecker.

Lecter, Hannibal

- Mentioned in passing.

Lennon, John

- Ed Deepneau wore "John Lennon Specs".

Leno, Jay

- TV Show host seen by Ralph Roberts on late night TV.

Leonard, Elmore

- Author mentioned in passing.

Lewis, Jerry

- Comedian mentioned in passing.

Leydecker, ?

- Mother of John. Deeply catholic.

Leydecker, John

- Detective Sergeant that arrested Ed Deepneau after he punched up his wife Helen. Partner of Chris Nell, and he told Ralph Roberts about an insomnia cure using Honeycomb. Major investigator at all of the WomanCare problems. Best man at Ralph Roberts and Lois Chasse's wedding on 2 January 1994.

Litchfield, Carl

- Ralph and Carolyn Roberts doctor. About 35 years old. He mis-diagnosed her tumor as tension headaches. He rang up Harold Chasse when Lois Chasse came to see him, and gave out confidential details.

Locher, May

- Old woman suffering from Textile Lung. She worked for 20 years in the Die House at a mill in Corinna, and 20 years working the picker at a mill in Newport. She now uses 2 oxygen cylinders a week. Married name of May Perrault, and went to school with Bill McGovern. Lives half a block down the block from Ralph Roberts on Harris Street. Di+C4206ed 4 Oct 1993 after being visited by Bald Doctors.

Lopez, Ruy

- Faye Chapin think's he is the reincarnation of Ruy Lopez.

Lugosi, Ralph

- Actor in a vampire movie.

Lupino, Ida

- Movie director from the 1950's.

Lyford, George

- Accountant (CPA) that had a store on Harris Ave in Derry. Next to Maritime Jewelry.

Marstellar, Dorrance

- Oldest of the "Harris Avenue Old Crocks" at about 90 years old. Read "Buckdancers Choice", and saw the accident between Ed Deepneau and John Tandy near the airport in July 1992.

Martin, Dean

- Comedian mentioned in passing.

Marx, Groucho

- Funny man mentioned in passing.

Matthews, Tom

- Derry News photographer who got a picture of Esther Perrine to go with her story of Ralph Roberts death.

McCheese, Mayor

- Mentioned in passing.

McClanahan, Bob

- Sports reporter on TV for News at Noon.

McClure, Shawna

- Offered Ralph Roberts an insomnia cure by concentrating on the word "cool".

McDonald, Ronald

- Mentioned in passing.

McGee, Fibber

- Radio program host.

McGovern, William D.

- Gay friend of Ralph Roberts. Shared the house with Ralph and Carolyn Roberts - he lived downstairs and they lived upstairs. Died of a heart attack while visiting friends at Derry Home Hospital on 5 October 1993. He suggested an insomnia cure using Whiskey and Honey.

McKay, Sandra

- One of the "Friends of Life", but later kicked out of the group. 300 Pounds, acne and wears thick glasses.

Mellon, Adrian

- Gay boy thrown into the Derry canal by 3 people in 1984, after the Canal Day Festival. Died.

Miller, Glenn

- Songwriter mentioned in passing.

Monroe, Marilyn

- Actress mentioned in passing.

Moon, Vicky

- Owner of tanning salon.

Morrison, ?

- New paperboy.

Mulhare, Doc

- Retired Vet in Derry. Often played chess with Ralph Roberts.

Murphy, Audie

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Murray, Arthur

- Arthur Murray learn to dance instructions were mentioned in passing.


- Mentioned by Joe Wyzer.

Nell, Aloysius

- Retired Cop from Derry. Grandfather of Chris Nell.

Nell, Chris

- Police Officer and partner of John Leydecker, and Grandson of Aloysius. He arrested Ed Deepneau after he beat up his wife Helen. Was shot in the neck and killed in the attack on High Ridge.

Newton, Wayne

- Sung "Dunke Shoen", which was on after Simon and Garfunkel's song "Scarborough Fair" on the radio when Carolyn Roberts died at Derry Home Hospital.

Norris, Chuck

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Noyes, Alfred

- Poet liked by Carolyn Roberts. Write "The Highwayman".


- Character in the bible.


- A bust of Pallas was in a dream of Ralph Roberts.

Pan, Peter

- Character from a childrens story - Peter Pan.

Pedersen, ?

- Wife of Harley Pedersen. She died during Childbirth in 1946.

Pedersen, Harley

- Old guy in Derry who had a fight with Faye Chapin over abortion. His wife died during birth of their second daughter. Very anti-abortion.

Perot, Ross

- Presidental candidate that lost to Clinton.

Perrault, Larry

- Younger brother of May Perrault. Lives in Cardville.

Perrault, May

- Maiden name of May Locher.

Perrine, Esther

- Old lady in the same street as Ralph Roberts. 82 years old. Offered to mend Ralph Roberts torn shirt. Ralph sucked some of her energy up as a test. Quoted in the Derry News about Ralph's death.

Petrowsky, Maggie

- Part of WomanCare, and partly in charge since Gretchen Tillsbury died.

Pickard, Dr.

- Derry doctor who replaced Dr. Litchfield.

Pickering, Charles H.

- Member of "Daily Bread" Right to life group. He attempted to burn down WomanCare at Christmas 1992 and was committed to Juniper Hill for 6 months. "Stabbed" Ralph Roberts in the library on 3rd of October 1993. Put in a coma by Ralph Roberts when he attacked High Ridge on 8 October 1993.

Plum, Mr.

- Nickname for the man who was talking to Bill McGovern in Derry Home Hospital when Bill Died. Had a Plum colored aura.

Polaroid, Richard

- Mentioned by John Leydecker.

Polhurst, Bob

- Hired Bill McGovern as a teacher. Dying of Pneumonia. He wrote "Later That Summer"n an excelent Civil War history book, but it was never published. Started showing signs of Alzheimers in 1988. Head of History Department at Derry High from 1948 to 1981.

Polhurst, Denise

- Niece of Bob Polhurst that will send him to hospital, and wanted him to die quickly.

Pope, The

- Mentioned in passing.

Powers, Governor Greta

- Augusta Governor mentioned as possibly using cocaine as a grad student.

Rapaport, Mrs.

- Offered Ralph Roberts an insomnia cure using lemon and hot water.

Rather, Dan

- Works with Connie Chung on TV.

Red King, The

- In Dark Tower, The. Possibly the same as the Crimson King.

Redbone, Leon

- Name that Ralph Roberts mentions as his own during one of his jokes when he missed an entire night's sleep.

Rembrandt, ?

- Painter mentioned in passing.


- Dog of Ralph Roberts who liked to ride with his head out the car window.

Richards, Barbara

- 35 year old niece of Simone Castunguay. Worked as a day receptionist in WomanCare. She was interviewed over the attack by Friends of Life.

Rivers, Anne

- Reporter on TV that intrviewed Ed Deepneau and Daniel Dalton for News at Noon.

Robbins, Tom

- Author of "Even Cowgirls get the Blues", which was read by Ed Deepneau.

Roberts, Bertha

- Mother of Ralph. Died of lung cancer on 7 June 1958. The Crimson King came to Ralph in the plane looking like his mother.

Roberts, Carolyn

- Wife of Ralph Roberts. Died of a brain tumour at 64 years old that was initially diagnosed as tension headaches. Died in March 1993. Married name of Carolyn Satterwaite.

Roberts, John

- Older brother of Ralph. Died of a heart attack in 1987.

Roberts, Lois

- Married name of Lois Chasse. Second wife of Ralph Roberts.

Roberts, Ralph

- Insomniac husband of Carolyn. He was addicted to cough syrup when he was 43. He starts loosing sleep each night soon after his wife dies. Retired from printshop where he was bookkeeper and general supervisor. He starts seeing Aura's, and works with Lois Chasse to stop Patrick Danville from being killed at the Susan Day speech. Died saving the life of Natalie Deepneau in August 1998.

Rogers, Ginger

- Dancer mentioned in passing.

Rogers, Will

- Mentioned in passing.

Rolling Stones

- Mentioned by Ed Deepneau.


- The black and tan beagle pup given to Ralph Roberts from Lois Roberts for Christmas 1994.


- Stray Dog with a bad leg that is often seen in the early hours of the morning by Ralph Roberts. Killed by Atropos, and Joe Wyzer hits her in his car.

Rosenberg, Michael

- CBS Cameraman with Connie Chung at the Derry Civic Centre.

Rude Dog

- TV character mentioned in passing.

Sales, Soupy

- Faye Chapin plays chess like Soupy Sales.

Salterwaite, Carolyn

- Maiden name of Carolyn Roberts.

Sanders, George

- Actor that is good at playing psychopath's.

Satterwaite, ?

- Sister of Carolyn Satterwaite.


- Character in a book by J. R. R. Tolkien.

Sawyer, Tom

- Mentioned in passing.

Schwarzenegger, Arnold

- Action movie actor.

Scrooge, Ebenezer

- Mentioned in passing.

Segal, Steven

- Action movie hero.

Seuss, Dr.

- Childrens story author that wrote The Fivehundred Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins.

Shaara, Michael

- Wrote "Killer Angels", a book on the civil war.

Shakespere, William

- Playwrite mentioned in passing.

Shirer, ?

- Wrote "Rise and fall of the Third Reicht", a book read by Ralph Roberts while waiting for his wife Carolyn to die in Derry Home Hospital.

Shoemaker, ?

- Husband of Candy Shoemaker. Looked after Helen Deepneau's house while she went to High Ridge.

Shoemaker, Candy

- Friend of Helen Deepneau. Looked after Natalie while Helen was in hospital. Lived on Kansas St, and her husband looked after Helen's house while she was at High Ridge.

Short Timers

- Name used for mortals by the Bald Doctors. We inhabit the lower 2 floors of the Dark Tower.

Simon, Paul

- Simon and Garfunkel's song "Scarborough Fair" was on the radio when Carolyn Roberts died at Derry Home Hospital.

Sir Lancelot

- Mentioned in passing.

Slick, Grace

- Singer/songwriter that was played by Ed Deepneau on the day he beat up his wife.

Smith, Margaret Chase

- Charles Pickering thought she was a Russian spy in the 1960's.


- Cartoon character.

Son of Sam

- Murderer who's real name is David berkowitz.

Spague, Duffy

- Barber in Derry. Sometimes people play chess in the back of his shop if it gets too cold or hot.

Sparkmeyer, Lennie

- Ex Boyfriend of Barbara Richards in College.

Stalin, ?

- Mentioned on a card by a pro-choice group.

Stallone, Sylvester

- Action movie actor.

Steadman, ?

- Judge that set bail for Charlie Pickering at $80,000, which was posted by Ed Deepneau.

Sullivan, John L.

- Boxer mentioned in passing.

Sullivan, Pete

- Paperboy that delivered the paper to Ralph Roberts. Rode a Raleigh bike. Hired to put the storm windows on May Locher's place. He was the one that hit and killed Ralph Roberts in August 1998.

Tandy, George

- Derry Councillor who patitioned the council to change the zoning to force WomanCare to move out of town.

Tandy, John

- Had a car accident with Ed Deepneau. Big man that drove a blue Ford pickup. Had an OUI in winter of 1991 and on a provisional licence. He was slapped by Ed, and ordered to open the containers carrying fertaliser he had in the back of his pickup.

Therriault, Bobby

- Told Ralph Roberts about catfish barbs causing paralysis as a child.

Tillbury, ?

- Husband of Gretchen Tillbury. He attacked her and cut her leg severely with a kitchen knife in 1978.

Tillbury, Gretchen

- An attractive 6 foot tall blond WomanCare councillor that spoke to Helen Deepneau about her options while in hospital. Abused by her husband, she was cut severely on her left leg by a kitchen knife, and a neighbour saved her from bleeding to death. Was shot and killed in the attack on High Ridge.

Tolkien, J R R

- Author of fantasy books.

Travolta, John

- Actor mentioned in passing.

Turner, Lana

- In the Bold and the Beautiful movie on TV.

Tyson, Mike

- Boxer mentioned in passing.

Unwin, Christopher Phillip

- One of the 3 unnamed boys that threw Adrian Mellon to his death in the Derry Canal in 1984.

Utterback, Steve

- Derry Police Detective in charge of the investigation into May Locher's death.

Vachon, Marcel

- Older Brother of Trigger Vachon. Lived in Old Cape and had a scarf the same as Ed Deepneau. He told Trigger what the symbol stood for. Fought in the Pacific in the last year of the war.

Vachon, Trigger

- Worked for Derry Dry Cleaners, but layed off. Started working for Hospital Parking Garage in April 1993. He gave Ralph Roberts a lift home after the accident between Ed Deepneau and John Tandy. Lived in Old Cape. Suggested that Ralph try Camomile Tea as a cure for Insomnia.

Van Damme, Jean-Claude

- Action movie actor

Vandermeer, ?

- Wife of Jimmy. She used to play poker with Lois Chasse until she died of a heart attack.

Vandermeer, Jimmy

- Old bloke with ling cancer in Derry. Sold Greeting Cards and Candy. Used to travel around with Ralph Roberts before Ralph got a desk job. Died while Ralph Roberts and Lois Chasse watched.

Veazie, Don

- Friend of Ralph Roberts that sometimes played chess out on the extension.

Warper, Dr. Roberta

- Chief Administrator of WomanCare. She was there during the attack by the Friends of Life. Introduced Susan Day at the Civic Centre.

Washington, George

- USA president.

Wayne, John

- Actor mentioned in passing

Weatherbee, ?

- Mother of Billy Weatherbee. He died screaming for her.

Weatherbee, Billy

- Wore a Boston Bruins Cap, and fell down a cellar hone. Died screaming for his mother. His cap was in Atropos's lair.


- Character from a childrens story - Peter Pan.

Wheaton, Emma

- Derry Councillor who patitioned the council to change the zoning to force WomanCare to move out of town.

Whitman, Walt

- Poet read by Dorrance Marstellar.

Who, The

- Band that was played by Ed Deepneau on the day he beat up his wife.

Wilbert, ?

- Wife of David Wilbert. Worked as a secretary at Derry Real Estate office.

Wilbert, David

- Derry cop who thought his wife was having an affair with her boss at the Real Estate office.

Willkie, ?

- A political button with his name was worn by Berts Roberts when Ralph saw her in the Plane.

Winfrey, Oprah

- TV Show Host.

Winston Smith

- Cat in "Back Pages" shop. Owned by Hamilton Davinport. Grey Tomcat.

Wren, Thomas

- Kidney patient in room 310 of Derry Home Hospital.

Wyzer, ?

- Wife of Joe Wyzer. Divorced in 1983.

Wyzer, Joe

- Works at the Rite Aid Pharmacy in Derry. An insomniac since the age of 13, he helps Ralph Roberts get in to see Dr Hong. Dating Dr Hong's secretary Audra. Did 2 papers on the link between sleep disorders and dreams in college. His car hit and killed Rosalie.


- Character in a play by Shakespere.

Zell, Fred

- Husband of Lisa. Played cards with the Eberly's.

Zell, Lisa

- Wife of Fred. Played Cards with the Eberly's.

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