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# 11 - Heaven Cent [HC]

Prince Dolph sets out to find the missing master magician Humphrey with his skeletal friend Marrow, traveling to the isle of illusion, outwitting a crafty mermaid, and helping fire dragons while searching for a magic coin

Major Characters

Character Name Species Origin Talent Notes First Chapter Mentioned
Dolph Human Xanth Shape Changing Son of Irene and Dor; brother of Ivy, younger; husband of Electra; can change his own form instantly, which is helpful in his many adventures, some incognito. He was once betrothed to Nada Naga and Electra at the same time. 01
Nada Naga Xanth Daughter of Nabob; wife of Vore; princess of the Naga race; was advised by Humphrey to marry what Draco brought; can assume fully human or serpent forms as well as naga;was chosen by Dug to be his companion in his adventure. 10
Marrow Bones Skeleton Gourd Reassembling bones Husband of Grace’l Ossein; father of Picka Bone and Joy’nt; used to frighten sleepers in bad dreams, but got lost on a path in the gourd; chosen by Dolph as his Adult Companion on his Quest. 01
Draco Dragon Xanth A firedrake, relatively small, ornate, fire-breathing dragon; took the Firewater Opal from Merwin the merman in a misunderstood contest but redeems himself later. 07
Grace`l Ossein Skeleton Gourd Wife of Marrow Bones; mother of Picka Bones and Joy’nt; female walking skeleton and the source of the Skeleton Key. 04
 
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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