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# 5 - Ogre, Ogre [OO]

Smash, himself, was part ogre. Although ogres were considered so stupid they coud hardly speak, and spent their time eating young girls, seven assorted females had suddenly turned to him for guidance and saftety? In Xanth, one visit to the Good Magician Humfrey worked wonders....

Major Characters

Character Name Species Origin Talent Notes First Chapter Mentioned
Siren Merwoman Xanth Luring men with her music Sister of Gorgon; wife of Morris; mother of Cyrus; magnificent voice and a magical dulcimer with which she enchants men luring them to her island. 02
Smash Crossbreed Xanth Son of Sleeping Beauty and Crunch; husband of Tandy 02
Tandy Crossbreed Xanth Throwing tantrums Daug of Jewel and Crombie; wife of Smash. The tantrums she throws are explosive detonations, capable of temporarily dismembering a demon. 01
John Fairy Xanth John is actually a female fairy who received the name intended for a male fairy. She marries her misnamed counterpart. 05
Fireoak Hamydryad Xanth Fireoak is named for the tree she inhabits. She is beautiful and appears young in human terms, even though she is more than a century old. 05
Chem Centaur Xanth Projecting maps Daughter of Cherie and Chester; mother of Chex by Xap; manifests a map in thin air of anything she has seen. 06
Goldy Goblin Xanth Daughter of Gorbage, eldest; mother of Godiva; levitates people or objects with the aid of a magic wand. 07
Blyght Brassie Gourd Wife of Brawnye; mother of Bria. Also known as Blythe, which she prefers. 08
 
KEY - Xanth Titles; so far, by the numbers: (Click on any Title for more info on that book)
1 A Spell For Chameleon [ASFC]  2 The Source Of Magic [TSOM]  3 Castle Roogna [CaR]  4 Centaur Aisle [CA] 
5 Ogre, Ogre [OO]  6 Night Mare [NM]  7 Dragon on a Pedestal [DOAP]  8 Crewel Lye [CL] 
9 Golem In The Gears [GITG]  10 Vale Of The Vole [VOTV]  11 Heaven Cent [HC]  12 Man From Mundania [MFM] 
13 Isle Of View [IOV]  14 Question Quest [QQ]  15 The Color Of Her Panties [TCOHP]  16 Demons Don't Dream [DDD] 
17 Harpy Thyme [HT]  18 Geis of the Gargoyle [GOTG]  19 Roc And A Hard Place [RAAHP]  20 Yon Ill Wind [YIW] 
21 Faun & Games [FAG]  22 Zombie Lover [ZL]  23 Xone Of Contention [XOC]  24 The Dastard [TD] 
25 Swell Foop [SF]  26 Up In a Heaval [UIAH]  27 Cube Route [CuR]  28 Currant Events [CE] 
29 Pet Peeve [PP]  30 Stork Naked [SN]  31 Air Apparent [AA]  32 Two to the Fifth [TTTF] 
33 Jumper Cable [JC]  34 Knot Gneiss [KG]  35 Well-Tempered Clavicle [WTC]  36 Luck of the Draw [LOTD] 
37 Esrever Doom [ED]  38 Board Stiff [BS]  39 Five Portraits [FP]  40 Isis Orb [IO] 
41 Ghost Writer in the Sky (Apr/17) [GWITS]  42 Fire Sail (To Come) [FS]  43 Jest Right (To Come) [JR]   
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Doug Harter maintains the Xanth Character Database, updating it as new books in the Xanth series are released. Thanks to Piers Anthony, for letting me see some of his Character Notes, to Peg Rombach-Riggs who did the work creating the original table, Seajay who supplied the numbers, Dawn M. Burge for suggesting and helping Origin to be accomplished, and FNProgramvare's BookCat, which I use to store the Xanth Character info.
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