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This page lists descriptions of Minor Characters that appear in Blackbird.
Amber is a friend of Nole's and the two begin dating early into the story. She talks with Nole after Sam's disappearance and comforts him. She appears multiple times throughout the story to check on and support Nole. Despite her sassy nature, she does care for him. She comes up with the idea of making amends with Christine, respecting Nole for being emotionally open. She remains unaware of the Blackbird hunting Nole down.
Amber has blonde hair and blue eyes and usually wears white tanks and blue jeans.
Darla is one of Amber's friends. Nole finds him attractive and bluntly compliments her appearance.
Mr. Grimmly is Nole and Sam's cinematography teacher at the college they attend.
Floyd is the made-up character, the one Nole was supposed to play for their Blackbird horror film. Nole and Sam create his bedroom at the film studio they were filming at.
Ian is one of Nole's frat brothers at the college, and they are very close. When the Blackbird attacks Nole, he breaks down the door and saves him, but the Blackbird disappears beforehand. Nole is saved from whatever the Blackbird was about to do to him.
Ian tends to show off his body by walking around the frat with only his underwear on. Nole finds the designs of his underpants amusing.
Steve is one of Nole's frat brothers. He only appears once to ask Nole if everything is okay. He also appears to have a girlfriend.
Unnamed Frat Guy
Another frat guy briefly appears and throws a football at Nole. As Nole prepares to throw it back, he spots the Blackbird for the first time and flops the throw. The frat guy proceeds to insult him from afar.
Unnamed Campus Cop
The cop shines a light at Nole's eye when he yells out at the campus for Sam. While asking whether or not Nole is not drugs, Nole vents about Sam going missing, and the cop comforts him to some degree.
Nole's nephew, dad and grandfather are briefly mentioned by him. Nole's dad and grandpa were also frat boys when they were in college, and Nole carries on the family tradition.
Paul & Molly O'Neil
Paul and Molly are Sam's parents. They're really nice to Nole and supportive of Sam. Paul helps get the feathers needed for the Blackbird costume. Both parents are devastated when Sam goes missing and his blood is found on the tracks. They're presumably reunited with their son later on when he reappears.
Lois is a waitress at Wilbers' Eats. She greets Nole when he arrives and calls Christine's father over.
Earl Wilber is the father of Christine and owner of Wilbers' Eats. He understands Nole's request to apologize to her daughter and gives him directions to the university she's attending.
Christine Wilber is the girl Nole bullied and shamed in middle school. She was made fun of for her weight and second-hand clothing and the subject to many pranks, even one where a dead mole was put in her locker. In spite of all the bullying, Christine made the best of a bad situation, learning to be more independent and love herself. She began to dance as a hobby which, aside from losing a lot of weight, landed her a scholarship to an arts school. After Nole hunts her down, Christine accepts his apology and inadvertently frees him from the Blackbird's curse.
Valerie is Christine's friend who was also bullied by Nole.