- René Achille: Gentleman of Reason, whose every thought is written on his face.
- Baroness Melina Achille: The King's Beloved Mistress, an object of jealousy.
- Zoë Achille: New Girl in Court, an incurable romantic.
- Isidore Severe: Captain of the Nightwatch, who is feared more than loved.
- Laurent Pontius: The Champion of Versailles, who has no tolerance for fools.