All the new persons you’re introduced to in Reaper Man are here in ABC order. They’re in chronological order here.
Alberto Malich the Wise (Albert) – Founder of Unseen University. “Wise” may just be an honorarium. Death’s housekeeper.
Amazing Maurice, The – Had Educated Rodents. See the book.
Archchancellor Mustrum Ridcully the Brown – Prominent leader of Unseen University. Sorta good at what he does – whatever that is.
Archdeacon of Thrume – Able to forgive.
Arthur Winkings – Vampire. AKA Count Notfaroutoe.
Auditors – Mysterious beings, often clad in gray, who seem to report to no one but Azrael. Making personal references causes them to cease to exist.
Azrael – Not exactly God but probably close enough.
Big Henry – Knocked out Mr Lofton during the fire to prevent him from running into the building.
Bill Door (aka Death) – The name Death takes on while in the employ of Miss Flitworth.
Binky – Death’s white (pale) horse, revealing the serendipitous side of Death.
Blind Io – Chief of the gods who live at Dunmanifestin. He appears to be blind but has many eyes outside his body.
Bursar, The – At UU, but not a wizard. Needs his dried frog pills. Aka Mr. Dinwiddie.
Captain Doxie – Of the Ankh-Morpork Day Watch.
Carmen Miranda – Of the Roundworld. Could have worn Mrs Cake’s hat to the funeral of a continent.
Count Casanunda (Casanunder) – Dwarf known as the Disc’s greatest lover.
Chume – The Notorious Herring Thrower.
Cut-me-own-throat (C.M.O.T) Dibbler – Originally known as Claude Maximillian Overton Transpire Dibbler. Entrepreneur (unsuccessful). Will sell you a “pig” sausage innabun. Don’t ask questions.
Cyril – Miss Flitworth’s dyslexic cockerel.
Dean – In several novels, his precise office is not specified. Probably Dean of Pentacles.
Death – An anthrpomorphic personification comprised of a skeleton, covered in a black robe, and holding a scythe (or a sword, for kings). He communicates in CAPTIAL LETTERS without the quotation marks.
Death of Fleas – The only entity, other than the Death of Rats, to resist reabsorption into Death.
Death of Rats – Once part of Death, he retained his own identity even after Bill Door ceased to be.
Detritus – A troll who eventually becomes a leading member of the Watch.
Doreen Winkings – Vampire. AKA Countess Notfaroutoe. Vife of Arthur.
Douglas – A Captain in the Patrician’s guard. A spearhead inexplicably fell on his foot.
Druto Pole – Florist who convinced Death to buy orchids and roses instead of lilies.
Duke Bottomley – Acquaintance of Bill Door in town. Had parents with upwardly-mobile if rather simplistic ideas about class structure. (See his brothers.)
Earl Bottomley – Brother of Duke.
Edgar Allan Poe – Of the Roundworld. Of pendulum fame. Possibly to appear in these novels nevermore.
Egbert – Young man, possibly an apprentice to Ned Simnel.
Gabby Wheels – Acquaintance of Bill Door in town. Never said anything.
Geoffrey – General Secretary and Chief Butt of the Guild of Fools and Joculators.
Great A’Tuin – He or she is the turtle who moves through space in the Discworld universe. On his or her back are 4 elephants. On the backs of the elephants rests the Disc itself.
Great-uncle Erasmus – Relative of Ludmilla Cake. Sometimes had to eat his meals under the table.
Grune (god) – God of unseasonal fruit.
High Priest of Blind Io – Won the right (by a club with nails) to crown the apparent king of Ankh-Morpork.
Hogfather – Does his gifting thing at Hogswatch time.
Hyperopia – Goddess of shoes.
Iago Peedbury – Farmer near where Miss Flitworth lived.
Ixolite – Banshee. OoooEeeeOoooEeeeOoooEEEee.
King Bottomley – Brother of Duke.
Lecturer in Recent Runes – Wizard at UU. Contrived wearing false beards over their beards as a disguise.
(Head) Librarian – Formerly human, now simian. Favorite (and nearly only) word: Oook.
Ludmilla Cake – Daughter of Evadne and a werewolf, of sorts.
Lupine – Wolf who turns into a wolf-man monthly.
Miss Renata Flitworth – Close acquaintance of Bill Door (aka Death). An amazing woman in many ways.
Modo – UU’s dwarf gardener. Say “Hallo” when you see him.
Mr Cake – Deceased husband of Evadne.
(Mr) Gorper – Member of the Fresh Start Club. Species unknown.
Mr Keeble – Owns a job shop.
(Mr) Lifton – Sal’s father. Acquainted with Bill Door.
(Mrs) Drull – A ghoul.
Mrs Evadne Cake – A medium, verging on small. Could switch her premonition on and off.
Mrs Lifton – Sal’s mother.
Mrs Pivey – Lived near the Notfaroutoe family.
Mrs Whitlow – Chief servant, Aye believe, at Unseen University. A psychic.
Nancy – Miss Flitworth’s pig.
Ned Simnel – Blacksmith and inventor of the Combination Harvester.
Offler – The Crocodile God who has difficulty with speech due to his fang-like teeth – not unlike the speaking problems encountered by all crocodiles.
One-Man-Bucket – A spirit whose full name was One-Man-Pouring-a-Bucket-of-Water-over-Two-Dogs.
Ordpor the Tasteless – He has sacred Flying Ducks.
Patrician of Ankh – The leader of the city of Ankh-Morpork. You know him cordially as Havelock Vetinari.
Prissal “Merry Prankster” Teatar – Involved in an embarrassing event that precipitated the requirement that bodies at UU lie in state for 24 hours.
Ralph – Intendant of Miss Flitworth? Possible error in Reaper Man. May be the same person as Rufus.
Reg Shoe – Undead head of the Fresh Start Club. Also a constable of the Watch.
Reverend Welegare – Once surprised by Count Notfaroutoe.
Rufus – One-time intendant of Miss Flitworth. A smuggler, like Renata’s father. (See Ralph.)
Sal Lifton – She could see Bill Door clearly. Was miraculously rescued by Bill Door from a burning building.
Sandelfon – God of corridors.
Schleppel – A shy bogeyman.
‘Scratcher’ Hocksole – A wizard who “Went Away” in the Year of the Intimidating Porpoise.
Sek – The Seven-Handed god of the Temple of the Seven-Handed Sek.
Senior Wrangler – Wizard at UU. This is an actual position in the Roundworld as well.
Sergeant Frederick (Fred) Colon – Mainly of the Night Watch. Likes to stay out of trouble – especially other peoples’.
Squire Bottomley – Brother of Duke.
William Spigot – Acquaintance of Bill Door in town. Sang when he worked.
Windle Poons – Wizard at UU who is at least 130 years old and nearly deaf. The hearing problem often worked in his favor.