Brusque is a male crossbreed from Castle Maidragon in Xanth. His talent is making things hard and heavy or soft and light. He was first mentioned in The Color of Her Panties.
Brusque was delivered in 1084. He is the son of Bria and Eskil; brother of Astrid, Briskil, Epoxy, and Benzine; husband of Becka; and father of Ben. He is 33 years old.
Brusque has a somewhat coppery complexion. He married Becka after being offered to Surprise by Demons Fornax and Jupiter in main Xanth. He married Surprise in Xanth Reality Four.
Novels: The Color of Her Panties, Roc and a Hard Place, Up in a Heaval, Cube Route, Stork Naked, Air Apparent