Alyss is a princess who lives in Wonderland. Redd, her aunt, took over wonderland and killed the queen. Alyss has to go through the looking glass maze to try to defeat redd and take back the queendom.
Hatter Madigan tells the queen he will always take care of Alyss. He is head of the millinery and is very important to the queen. He loses Alyss in London and finally finds her after 13 years.
Redd is Alyss' evil aunt and she takes over wonderland when Alyss is very young. Redd kills queen Genevieve and tries to kill ALyss , but she jumps into the looking glass. At the very end of the book Alyss takes over Redd and wins the queendom back.
Dodge Anders is Alyss' childhood bestfriend. Redd killed his dad and he vows to have revenge. He stands next to Alyss during the fight between her and Redd.
Bibwit Harte is Alyss' teacher. He is Redd's secretary when she takes over. WHen ALyss returns he becomes her teacher once again and helps her fight Redd.
The cat is Redd's helper and he antagonizes the Jack of Diamonds. He killed Dodge Anders' father. Dodge finally kills the cat where he has only one life left and then the cat and REdd jump into the heart crystal.