Destiny Bay (Cyclopedia of Literary Characters, Revised Third Edition)
Kerry MacFarlane, the narrator, the heir to Destiny Bay.
Jenepher MacFarlane, Kerry’s blind but beautiful aunt. She has a deep perception of human goodness. She is Sir Valentine’s sister.
Sir Valentine MacFarlane
Sir Valentine MacFarlane, Kerry’s redheaded, red-bearded uncle, the lord of Destiny Bay. He is courtly and hospitable. Loving people, he does all he can to help them.
The Duke of la Mentera
The Duke of la Mentera, a Spanish nobleman. A relatively poor man, he comes to Destiny Bay in search of a treasure chest lost from the Spanish Armada by an ancestor.
Don Anthony (Ann-Dolly)
Don Anthony (Ann-Dolly), the duke of la Mentera’s supposed grandson, who turns out to be a beautiful girl, known then as Ann-Dolly. She falls in love with and marries Jenico Hamilton.
James Carabine, Sir Valentine’s faithful valet. A great prizefighter, he fell on evil ways in New York City. He was rescued from drunkenness and failure by Sir Valentine, who went to America to bring him back to Ireland.
Jenico Hamilton, Kerry’s cousin, who lives near Destiny Bay. He marries Ann-Dolly.
Patrick Herne, Jenepher’s husband. He...
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