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Edgar and Allan Poe

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12 year-old twin brothers Edgar and Allan Poe live with their kindly aunt and uncle in Baltimore, Maryland. Descended from the famous 19th century writer of mystery and horror, Edgar Allan Poe, the twins share their ancestor’s inquisitive and imaginative type of mind. And, speaking of shared minds, the Poe twins are so alike that…

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Roderick Usher

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Roderick Usher was named by Edgar and Allan after a character in one of their famous ancestor’s short stories. He is more than a mere pet to the twins — he’s a true friend. Easily distinguished by the white figure-eight on his breast, he is also distinguished by his skills at untying knots, imitating the…

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Jack Poe

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After more than thirty years managing a hardware store in Baltimore, the recently retired Jack Poe has discovered that his new life consists far less of relaxation and hobbies than it does of traipsing after his beloved nephews, Edgar and Allan, who have a knack for both spectacle and trouble. He is a devoted fan…

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Judith Poe

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A retired school teacher, Judith Poe is known by all as a warm hearted and generous neighbor, friend, wife, and aunt. Her favorite flavor of ice cream is vanilla. However, she secretly likes to blow off steam by watching TV reality shows about wealthy, over-dressed housewives from glamorous locales who throw table utensils at each…

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Professor S. Pangborn Perry

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A professor of theoretical physics and a professional criminal, S. Pangborn Perry’s birthplace is unknown. However, it is believed by many that his 84 year-old mother, Natasha, is currently serving her fourth decade of a prison sentence for crimes that were actually committed by her son. This would make her the first, but not the…

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Ian Archer

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As an army commando, Ian Archer specialized in covert missions involving cramped spaces. After more than a decade in the military, he left to pursue his dream of being a bodyguard to Hollywood stars. However, his short stature (4’8”) was held against him by pop, media, and movie celebrities, so he vengefully turned to a…

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Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe is considered one of the most important writers in all of American literature. Aside from being a poet (“The Raven”), he is credited with having invented the modern short story and is recognized as the master of horror and suspense writing. He was born in 1809 in Boston and died in 1849…

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William Shakespeare

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William Shakespeare is considered by many to be the greatest writer in the English language. A playwright and poet, he was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in England in 1564 and, after a long, successful career in London, died in 1616.   He is currently the head of the writing department in the next world, managing many idiosyncratic…

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Emily Dickinson

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Emily Dickinson is an American poet born in Amherst, Massachusetts in 1830. During her reclusive lifetime, she published very few of her poems; however, by the time of her death in 1886 she’d left behind a vast and inspired trove of poetry that would eventually be discovered and admired by the public. Now, she works…

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Em and Milly Dickinson

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Twin sisters descended from the famous American poet Emily Dickinson, they may look alike but they have very different views on just about everything, except this: they both think the Poe brothers are pretty cool. Em is an aspiring poet who dresses much like her famous 19th century ancestor, while Milly is a techie who…

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