Blurtso: a good-natured, philosophical donkey with a weakness for pumpkin pie. Blurtso, having enrolled at Harvard University, is pursuing his undergraduate degree. In addition to his studies, Blurtso is writing a novel entitled, Blurtseau Lundif - Corsaire Extraordinaire.
Harlan: A soft-spoken elephant from Borneo. Harlan is a die-hard Redsox fan, and his favorite player is Big Papi.
Pablo: a talented gardener, Pablo, after visiting Blurtso at Harvard, decides to stay in
Bonny Bray: a talented singer, and taoist companion to Pablo. A descendent of English, Scottish, Welsh, and Irish donkeys.
Ditto: a stuffed animal made in the image of Blurtso. Despite his inanimate state, Ditto manages to have a mind of his own.
Alex (Alexandra): Blurtso’s schoolmate and friend from Manhattan. More experienced in the ways of the world, Alex helps Blurtso unravel the complexities of politics and literature.
Blurtseau Lundif: Blurtso’s alter-ego and protagonist of his 18th Century novel, Blurtseau Lundif – Corsaire Extraordinaire. Blurtseau, a native of
Pableau la Chanson de Chantilly: Blurtseau’s faithful First Mate in the novel, Blurtseau Lundif – Corsaire Extraordinaire. Pableau, descended from a long line of bakers, is as skillful with a pastry as he is renowned as a singer and musician. Having fallen in love with a Portuguese donkey named Zurrabela, Pableau and Blurtseau have temporarily gone separate ways.
Zurrabela (María Diana Sofía): in line for the throne of
Blurtsoiselle: first love of Blurtseau Lundif, who forsakes him for the prince (cousin) of the court of Louis XVI.
Echo: second love of Blurtseau Lundif, living on the island of Montecristo. After Blurtseau's unexpected arrival and subsequent departure, Echo abandons her island to search for him.
Winston: a pig living on a farm near Ashford, England. After rescuing Echo from certain death, Winston agrees to help her find Blurtseau Lundif. They stow away on a contraband ship, cross the channel, and make their way through post-revolutionary France.
Beatrice: mistakenly called "Lizzy" by Blurtso, Beatrice is an athletic, snowboarding donkey and fellow student at Harvard. Her breathtaking beauty inspired Blurtso to compose a collection of poems titled, "Graham Cracker Crumbs", and to paint a number of renoiresque portraits.