Lady Golden Hand
Londinium - 1836 London but instead of parliament, it has a governing body.
Brixstane - Suburb of Londinium where the body of Sebastian Karmel is found.
Larkin - Ex Bow Street runner who is now a constable. Lady Rayne's partner. Gets ill at the site of blood. Been a bachelor for many years.
Rayne Ancaster- Duke's daughter, injured as a child and lost her hand. Now is a policewoman/constable. Her family got her a sophisticated mechanical hand.
Everett Ancaster- Rayne's younger brother and heir to the Dukedom. He is mechanically minded and makes mini-drones.
Gregory - Everett's tutor who is now living in Africa.
Maynes - Police Commissioner for Scotland Yard
Charles Rowan - God Father to Rayne and The other Police Commissioner for Scotland Yard
Fields - A senior Constable who is in charge of the investigators
Duchess and Duke Ancaster - Rayne's parents
Other ladies - Lady Inverness, Lady Pembroke, Lady Beechworth
Katherine Ancaster - Their sister who is interested in science
Sir Laurie - Former governor of Londinium and now a banker. He is very influential with the army and wants to increase sentences in prisons.
Victor - Dragon likes chemicals and the scientific process
Eleanor - Used to be married to Victor but was killed and thrown into the river, also a con-artist
Thomas Barnes - editor of a newspaper
Sebastian - con artist and working with Eleanor
Lady Beechworth - Friend of Raynes and blackmailed by Markim
Markim - Blackmailer and ex-policeman