char·ac·ter / n. 1. Collective distinguishing qualities or characteristics. 2a. Moral strength. b. Reputation, esp. good reputation. 3a. Person in a novel, play, etc. b. Dramatic role. 4. Colloq. Person, esp. an eccentric one. 5. Printed or written letter, symbol, etc. [Gk charakter]
This is the section with all the spoilers! 8-) A comprehensive list of every named character in the entire series! The characters are arranged alphabetically by used name; usually first name, but in cases like Captain Mac, the surname (listed as "Mac, Captain"). In 1 the characters were little more than plot devices, but as the series progressed, they became more and more deep and nuanced. Enjoy!