An albino man with red eyes and long, white hair that hangs below his knees, Kaleb wears a tall red top hat, a long red coat with gold buckles, and striped trousers. He is the de facto leader of the Crooked Kin. Kaleb Hesse is the Ringmaster of the Crooked Kin and one of the financial backers of “The Carnival of Tears”.
Other Members of the Crooked Kin
Hap Tarvin, the Flea Man (male human):
A short, hunched man with a distorted appearance, Hap performs with his flea circus, the Magnificent Carnival of Miniature Wonders.
Lidia Gerod, the Bearded Lady (female human):
Standing nearly 7 feet tall and possessed of a fine beard down to her waist, Lidia acts as a sort of “mother hen” to the other members of the troupe.
The Pinheads (female humans):
All are sisters, all of whom have microcephaly.
Prince Zar, the Human Caterpillar (male human):
This Mwangi man has no arms or legs, billed as an exiled prince of the “Lost Cities of Darkest Garund.”
S’jeer, the Vudrani Princess (female human):
Born with four arms, S’jeer dresses in exotic silks and speaks with a thick accent.
The Swarm of Clowns (male humans):
Each has an extra limb (Josef has three legs, the others have three arms). Besides their skill in clowning, they are also accomplished acrobats and jugglers.
Trollblood, the Giant Man (male human):
A shockingly ugly Ulfen man nearly 8 feet tall, Trollblood entertains the crowds with fire-breathing and his feats of strength.
The Wolf Child (male child human):
Supposedly raised by wolves in the Shudderwood, this 10-year-old boy is covered in hair.
In addition, the show also includes a pair of caged goblin dogs, a morlock, and a giant frog.