Nicky Straw — Character

Nicky Straw
Vital statistics
Gender male
Race human
Occupation vampire hunter
Birthplace unknown
Date of Birth unknown
Location Newford
Books appeared in "The Sacred Fire" (1989) — Dreams Underfoot

What Edit

hunter of soul-sucking vampires

Books and Stories this Character Appears In Edit

Defining Description or Bio Edit

Nicky Straw is a vampire hunter—a hunter of vampire=like beings that feed oof the sacred fire in living humans. He has been since his family was murdered by them. He hides in the shadows like they do. He plays the part of a drunken bum while he lays in wait for them.


Personality and CharacterEdit

Nicky is a lonely and desperate man with on one he can confide in as to what he does. No one to believe him. He is near his end.

Physical DecriptionEdit


Killing Freaks

Employment/Occupation Edit

Vampire killer

Residence Location Edit

Other DetailsEdit

History / Background Edit

Connections (characters, places) Edit

Name What Connection About
Luann Somerson human woman feeds & clothes him he tells her he hunts vampire-like soul suckers
evil spirits soul-sucking vampires Nicky hunts them they killed his family
Tombs slum Luann found him there resting between battles with evil spirits
Fitzhenry Park grand park Luann lives across the street symbolically far from where Nicky is now in life

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Events in the Series (spoilery area) Edit

Luann Somerson helps Nicky Straw—she gives him a meal, clothes and a chance to cleanup. After dinner he tells her he hunts vampire-like soul eaters that he calls "Freaks"— all while he remembers the deaths of his daughter and wife in his memory. He's been hunting them since. Luann is scared by his story so Nicky leaves. One of the Freaks comes after Luann, Nicky returns in time to kill it. The cops come and put Kicky in jail where he is murdered by the Freaks leaving the cops baffled—and Luann a believer as well as their new target.


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