Tess, The Living Tesseract
By Stephen Greg Legat
Tess – Real name: Fah’Drah, an alien from a fourth dimensional world,
Capt. Theo McClendon – Astronaut, Tess’ love interest.
Dr. Hoyt Quillin – Tess’ doctor.
Dr. Anamanda Johnson – NASA technician.
Nostradamus – Pet dog of Dr. Quillin. Actually an alien, who, like Tess,
comes from a fourth dimensional world. Usually called “Nosy”.
Maj. Jessica Kirby – U.S. Army, assigned to Tess’ case.
Mark Isaacks – Astronaut.
Carl Maddox – CIA agent.
Travis Luker – FBI agent.
Gen. Luther Bohannon – U.S. Army, Pentagon staff.
Austin Jenkins – TV reporter.
Kroh’Lah – Tess’ father, king of the Vlai.
Mah’Leenah - Tess’ mother, queen of the Vlai.
Moh’Lahk – King of the Klar.
Dae’Leeus – Queen of the Klar.
Shte’ Fane – Son of Moh’Lahk, known on Earth as Entropy.
Thah’Lannah – Daughter of Moh’Lahk, known on Earth as Hesperus.
Rahmal – Arab oil minister, brother to king Mohammed.
Mohammed – Arab king.
Dr. Quillin’s family: Late wife: Helen
Children: Nicholas, Alicia
Maj. Kirby’s family: Husband: Matt
Children: Robin, Matt Jr., Cassandra
The Mercenary- Hired assassin, only known name.
Janos Petrov – KGB agent
Aegam’Naton – Alien . Tess’ old lover and renegade fighter pilot
Ah’Quillae- Alien bounty hunter.
Nostradamus’ real name- Ah’Muun
Nostradamus’ wife’s name -Ahn’Vareh
Sa’Karrai – High priestess of the Vlai.
Oss’ Trakkai – Military leader of the Vlai.
Ash’Kelon – Tess’ younger brother, twin of Ash’Kenah.
Ash’enah – Tess’ younger sister, twin of Ash’elon.
Andro’ikos – High priest of the Klar.
Xo-Lotae – Military leader of the Klar.
Xan’ahrw - Home planet of the Vlai, Tess’ people.
Keh’Dron – Home planet of the Klar.
Vlai – Tess’ people.
Klar – The Klar are the ruling empire of Tess’ home 4th dimesional galaxy.
Fah’Drah is her birth name, Tess is the name her earth friends gave her. She comes from the planet Xan’Dahr from the 4th Dimension. More on her later.
Captain Theo McClendon An astronaut currently scheduled for several more space shuttle missions before retirement from NASA. It is he who first sees Tess after her ship crashes to Earth. He fell in love with her, and the two eventually married. He often accompanies her on her trips into space. Age: 30. Height: 6’1″. Build: Medium. Eyes: Brown, Hair: Brown. Complexion: Dark. He wears his hair short and it is wavy. Sometimes wears a beard. He is a rugged, outdoors type.
Dr. Anamanda Johnson is a retired NASA assistant programs director who was lured back into service to study Tess’ spacecraft. She is an expert on extra-terrestrial life, astronomy and spacecraft design. Age: 35. Height: 5’11″. Build: Thin. Hair: Dark brown. Eyes: Green. Single. Complexion: Very light. She wears her hair short.
Dr. Hoyt Quillin – Head of neurology at Houston City General Hospital. He is African American, widowed, and has two children. It is he who first guesses the nature of Tess’ powers, and gives her her name, Tess is placed in his care after her ship crashes to Earth. Later, the two of then become good friends. Age: 42, Height: 6’ 2” Build: Thin. Hair: Black. Eyes: Black. He wears his hair short, and it has some grey in it. He wears glasses.
Nostradamus – The blond cocker spaniel of Dr. Quillin. He is actually not a dog at all, but another fourth dimensional creature somewhat like Tess. He was a “gun-runner” in his home dimension, and came to this universe to escape clients. He is capable of transporting objects as Tess does, and is able to communicate telepathically. He often goes with Tess on her trips into apace. He is called “Nosy”, for short. He stands about 18 inches high, 24 inches long, and weight about 25 pounds. He has brown eyes, and wavy blond hair.
Alicia Quillin – Daughter of Dr. Hoyt and Helen Quillin. (Mrs. Quillin is deceased.) Age: 5. Height: 3’ 5” Build: Thin. Race: African American. Eyes & Hair: Black. Hair is styled in braids or French braid. Wears dresses to school and sweatshirts and jeans around the house.
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