Meet the Characters

Meet the Skully family and a few other choice characters from Dagney Skully and the Pendulum Bead Strings. Find out about these pertinent folks, plus many more as you read your way through the lavish labyrinth of her first adventure.

Dagney

Dagney

This nine-year-old Skully is an ingenious inventor. She is fierce and fearless as she sports her own style of feminine fashion while conquering her obstacles in life.

Always at the rescue of her reckless baby brother, and always ready to tackle the next adventure, she fights for the future of life itself.

Pops

Pops

Pops is the proud patriarch of his beloved family of five. Otherwise known as Cecil Skully, Pops is an honest man from the Midwest with a heart of gold and an empty pocketbook.

His favorite hobby is playing banjo with his daughter, Dagney.
His goal is to fix the grandfather clock, which he will do . . . right after he plays the banjo.

Muter

Muter

This nonmaternal matriarch will talk your ear off and tell you everything you don’t need to know but are dying to find out. After nearly winning a beauty contest, Muter, a.k.a. Edna Skully, has earned the right to a fabulous life. The world is her oyster, and she gets it all from the “free pile.” Muter hopes to someday overcome her fear of mud.

Marlin

Marlin

Fearless to a fault, ten-month-old Marlin finds himself in perpetual predicaments. His curiosity has him hurdling to the library, where he finds factual gems in science literature. Although he’s still learning to speak, he can read. His favorite physicist is Stephen Hawking. Hang tight, Marlin—you’re in for a big adventure.

Corey

Corey

This thirteen-year-old Skully boy is hanging out with his friends and is not available for comment.

Pokkit

Pokkit

Pokkit is a mantis, an Irish bloke who seeks to control his world of friends and foes. His friendly gestures will have you wrapped around his little finger.

Wiggins

Wiggins

A feline of fine wit, this character will leave you puzzled. His gorgeous coat of golden fur looks great against his not-so-humble abode. His favorite color is gold and his favorite word is “me.” He has never lost a game of golf.

 

Rothburger

Rothburger

The Skully family friend. This clever savant is a serendipitous fella who navigates his way through a wacky world of welded wreckage. He’s always chipper and always wielding solutions to any problem. He’s a guy who’s good to know.