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Prince Dolph

Prince Dolph of Human Xanth is a man from Castle Roogna in Xanth. His talent is changing shape instantly. He was first introduced in Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn.

Dolph was delivered in 1074. He is the son of Irene and Dor; brother of Ivy, Ida, and Io; husband of Electra, Taplin, and Nada; and father of Dawn, Donald, Drew, Eve, Dolin, and Crescendo. He is 44 years old.

Dolph changes his own form instantly, which is helpful in his many adventures, some incognito such as when he becomes a dragonfly named Phold when he attended the wedding of Chex and Cheiron with Draco. He was once betrothed to Nada and Electra at the same time. Because of alternate realities; he is married to Electra, Taplin, and Nada with children by each of them. In one alternate reality, he and Nada went on a Guilt Trip and undid their marriage and their son Donald. Handy was his monster under the bed when he was a child.

He went to 1128 and was one of the weapons against Ragna Roc.

Novels: Crewel Lye: A Caustic Yarn, Golem in the Gears, Vale of the Vole, Heaven Cent, Man from Mundania, Isle of View, Question Quest, The Color of Her Panties, Demons Don't Dream, Harpy Thyme, Geis of the Gargoyle, Roc and a Hard Place, Yon Ill Wind, Faun and Games, Zombie Lover, Xone of Contention, The Dastard, Pet Peeve, Stork Naked, Air Apparent, Well-Tempered Clavicle, Luck of the Draw, Ghost Writer in the Sky, Jest Right

A Bold Title means he was a major character. A Small Title means he was only mentioned.

Character notes


Human men and women will not have a species in their entries. Also, if the surname of the character is the character's species, it was dropped.

If the character is a child, it will be in the description. The child will more than likely be an adult by this time in the Xanth series.

Many species are single gender, so their entries will not mention it. The species are Fury, Muse, basilisk, cenmaid, cenmare, cockatrice, dryad, maenad, sand witch, sandman, and woodwife. Harpies and nymphs are usually female, and fauns are usually male; but there have been a few exceptions that are noted.

In some instances, I have made educated guesses on gender, species, and some birth years.


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