Character Profiles Leo Archer Son of John Archer and Evelynn Harkstead. Leo is a adventurous child & the hero of our story. John Archer Father of Leo Archer. John Archer mysteriously disappeared when Leo was a small child. The Snickelways Man A mysterious stranger. Thomas Harkstead Married to Evelynn and stepfather to Leo Archer. Evelynn Harkstead Mother to Leo Archer. Married to Thomas Harkstead. Previously married to John Archer. Post Master Old Man. Fitness enthusiast. Authority on all things Jabaruvian. Captain Braisewick Formerly enslaved by Dr Schmettling, Captain Braisewick led a successful mutiny and is now captain of The Pleiades.