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Cast of Characters

Laura Bow:  20 year old journalism major at Tulane University, in New Orleans, LA. A 1920's ingenue, she's studious, down to earth, energetic, and courageous. She's known for her inquisitive nature, probably acquired from her father, a detective on the New Orleans Police force.

Colonel Henri Dijon:  Veteran of the Spanish-American War, Col. Dijon is a gruff old southern-style colonel. He's wealthy, eccentric, and reclusive. He lives alone except for his servants; Jeeves, Celie, and Fifi, and his pets. He was wounded while serving with distinction in the Spanish-American War.

Gertrude Dijon:  Gertie is the widow of the Colonel's younger brother. She's known as money grubbing, snobbish and bossy. She has a fondness for jewelry... especially pearls.

Rudy Dijon:  Rudy is Gertrude's son, Gloria's brother and the Colonel's nephew. He gives the impression of being a little too slick. Rudy is known as a gambler, a womanizer, and a lush. They say he's never worked an honest day in his life.

Gloria Swansong:  Gertie's daugher and the Colonel's niece. An aspiring actress, Gloria enjoys the glamorous Hollywood life-style. She's a beautiful platinum blonde, and loves money, jewelry and rich boyfriends.

Ethel Prune:  Lillian's mother and the Colonel's younger sister. Ethel is known for her whimpery, whiny nature. You can usually catch her in a rather tipsy state, and she gives the impression of being quite helpless.

Lillian Prune:  Lillian is Laura's college classmate and the Colonel's niece. Her personality can be described as extroverted and rebellious. She drinks, smokes and dates several young men. She dresses in the style of the 1920's flapper.

Clarance Sparrow:  Clarence is the Colonel's attorney. He manages all of the Colonel's business affairs and accounts. He seems rather sneaky, and it is said that the lusts after the Colonel's money.

Dr. Wilbur C. Feels:  Dr. Feels is the Colonel's long time personal physician. He is known for her lecherous ways, and his questionable medical practices.

Celie:  Celie is the Colonel's cook. She is quite superstitious and somewhat reserved, but she can be friendly and helpful if approached cautiously. It is said that she dabbles in Voodoo.

Fifi:  Fifi is the Colonel's sexy French maid. It is rumoured that she and the Colonel are involved in a relationship of a somewhat more than domestic nature. Most of the family are of the opinion that Fifi is using the Colonel to get at his money.

Jeeves:  Jeeves is the Colonel's tall, silent butler. Very imposing and solemn, he's not terribly friendly or helpful. What is he really after?

Laura Bow:  Laura has recently graduated from Tulane, and through the help of her father, has been employed at the prestegious "New York Daily Register News Tribune." Not only is Laura the first female reporter hired by the "Trib," but her first assignment is to the disappearance of the priceless Dagger of Amon Ra from the Leyendecker Museum.

Sam Augustini:  Laura's boss at the "New York Daily Register News Tribune." Laura's father did Sam a favor long ago, so he in turn hires Laura as a favor to his old pal, John.

Crodfoller T. Rhubarb:  Your colleague at the "Trib." Rube was previously assigned to the Dagger Theft story.

Lo Fat:  Mr. Fat runs a Chinese laundry. He knows quite a lot of the museum staff through his successful laundry business.

Steve Dorian:  Mr. Dorian works at the 12th Street Docks. He unloaded the trunks to the museum.

Det. Ryan O'Reilly:  Detective O'Reilly was assigned to the burgulary at the museum, he doesn't seem to concerned about the case though...

Wolf Heimlich:  Chief of Security at the Leyendecker, Wolf has come under close scrutiny for seemingly allowing the burgularly to take place.

Yvette Delacroix:  Yvette is the assistant to the president of the museum. She knows most of the characters and can be very helpful.

Ernie Leach:  Ernie is a veteran of World War 1. After being injured in battle, he returns home to New York. He finds it incredibly difficult to find work, so he goes to work at the Leyendecker.

Ramses Najeer:  The museum's accountant. A native Egyptian, Ramses is very concerned about the Dagger being returned to Egypt.

Watney Little:  A well known con-man, recently escaped from prison and on the loose.

Lawrence "Ziggy" Zigfeld:  A rather sleazy character who knows more than he lets on.

Countess Lavinia Waldorf-Carlton:  Wife of the former museum president, Sterling Waldorf-Carlton.

Dr. Archibald Carrington:  New president of the Leyendecker Museum.

Dr. Olympia Myklos:  Well-respected Palentologist, currently employed at the Leyendecker. Her hobbies include "Dead Things..."

Dr. Pippin Carter:  Dr. Carter discovered the Dagger of Amon Ra on an archaeological dig in Egypt.

Dr. Pthasheptut "Tut" Smith:  Dr. Smith followed Carter all the way to New York from Egypt to plead with him to return the Dagger to its rightful home in Egypt.