- Toby doesn't just work for Sylvester - he's her liege, and she honors, loves, and respects him for his person as well as his office.
- Allergic to cats, the standard pet for Knowes—his wife’s gardens provide plenty of spiny Rose Goblin—shed thorns instead of fur. 
|October Daye||Knight Errant||Changeling||Loyal to Sylvester|
|Luna Torquill||Sylvester's wife;||Queen, Kitsune||Can turn into a fox|
|Rayseline Torquill||daughter||known for insanity|
|Simon Torquill||Sylvester's twin brother||enemy||at the start, he kidnapped Luna & Rayseline, Sylvester's wife & daughter; despises his brother; he turns Toby into a fish for 14 years under the influence of his loverOleander;|
|Quentin||Foster of Shadowed Hills||Teenager||blind fosterage until age 21|
|Melly and Ormond||cleaning staff||Hobs||in charge of Sylvester's cleaning staff, love cleaning|
|Tybalt||once a friend||King of Dreaming Cats||Sylvester kept Tybalt for Toby's sick-bed, Tybalt's resented him since|
|September||Elder sister, baroness||a local habitation, ch 6|
Events in the Series (Spoilers) Edit
Use the book title at the opening of each paragraph as a "Spoiler Warning".
✥ In Rosemary and Rue, Sylvester greeted long-lost Toby with sheer joy, swinging her up into the air, laughing—showing pure relief under the joy.