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Keefex/Deefe is the friendship pairing of Keefe Sencen and Dex Dizznee. Many understand that these two could be very good friends. They interact many times throughout the series, have a mutual bond, and enjoy each other's company.

As well as this, they can also be seen defending one another and spending time together behind the scenes.

Pairing Names Edit

  • Keefex (Keef/e & D/ex)
  • Deefe (D/ex & K/eefe

Moments Edit

Book 1: Keeper of the Lost Cities Edit

  • When Dex asks about Sophie having a boyfriend, Keefe nudges him to feel his emotions.
  • Keefe leaps Dex to Everglen once he and Sophie are found from their kidnapping.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Exile Edit

  • Keefe agrees that making Dex blush is fun, though making Sophie blush is more fun.
  • Keefe says that Dex being a Technopath is awesome and asks why it's a secret. Dex blushes in response.
  • Dex describes his technopathy and Keefe says "'that is the coolest thing I've ever heard - and dude, we need to team up.'" When he hears this, Dex's face turns tomato red and he grins from ear to ear.
  • Keefe says that it "'could be handy having a Technopath around.'"

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Everblaze Edit

  • Keefe urges Dex to go public with his ability.
  • Keefe says that him and Dex "have to team up".
  • Keefe says that "'Dex is right'", and "[earns] himself a huge grin from Dex."
  • Keefe admits that he wants to be friends with Dex, even though he wants to kick him.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Neverseen Edit

  • Dex and Keefe raid Alvar's closet for human clothes together.
  • Dex is left with the choice of holding Biana's hand or Keefe's hand.
  • Keefe says that he won't bite as Dex hesitates to choose, and then tells him not to be squeezy when Dex takes his hand.
  • While going to the Black Swan hideout they are nominated to share a Lufterator.
  • They have "a very difficult time figuring out how to sit on their eckodon" (pg. 61), and after "several hilarious attempts, they settle for Keefe facing backward with his arms wrapped around Dex, and Dex reaching around Keefe to hug the eckodon's neck."
  • Dex and Keefe team up to prank Fitz.
  • When Della pulls Fitz and Biana into a hug and Keefe shows sadness over this, Dex makes him feel better.
  • Keefe gives them a team name, "Keefex," and Dex suggests the name "Deefe." Keefe says Deefe is lame.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Lodestar Edit

  • When Keefe is told that the Neverseen kidnapped and tortured someone, he is very worried that it was Dex. He is the first person he mentions out of everyone, saying, "Was it Dex? Please tell me it wasn't Dex." Dex wasn't there.

Dex and Keefe in Nightfall by Laura Hollingsworth

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Nightfall Edit

  • At some point, the two met up. This is shown when Keefe pulls out his Imparter, given to him by Dex.
  • Keefe asks Dex about his growth spurt, noting it before anyone else seems to. This causes Dex to shrug and blush.
  • Once Sophie grabs a hold of Dex's hand, his knees buckle. This makes Keefe give a joke about how she's always knocking guys off their feet.
  • After Keefe lowers Dex down onto the chair, Dex slumps over, almost fainting. Keefe asks if he is okay after he catches the caches that fell out of Dex's hand.
  • After Sophie and Dex have their infamous kiss and Keefe gets Sophie to tell him what happened.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Flashback Edit

  • Keefe whistles at Dex and tells him to remind himself to never get on Dex's bad side.
  • Keefe helped Juline created ideas of ways to punish Dex for not telling anyone where he was going.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Legacy Edit

  • Keefe says Dex is the best Technopath.
  • Keefe is sarcastic about how Dex 'never' feels left out (proving a point to Sophie that he does).
  • Keefe calls Dex a master elixir maker, ultimate gadget manipulator, and is proud that he scored a kiss with Sophie before Fitz.
  • Dex calls Keefe a "way more powerful Empath" than Stina. ( But then again who doesn't want to hurt Stina)
  • Sophie tells Keefe he'll love the nickname Dex gave her and he smirks at it once it's revealed to him.
  • When Keefe explains how weird genetics and manifesting are, he uses Dex as an example and says that he doesn't think it's because his parents are a 'bad match'
  • Keefe cackles evilly, telling Fitz that he has the power to make Dex and Sophie do whatever he wants them to as well as saying that they've proved this by getting him human treats.

Similarities & Differences Edit

Similarities Edit

Differences Edit

  • Keefe has a parent who is in the Neverseen, while Dex does not.
  • Dex has a parent who is a member of the Collective, while Keefe does not.
  • Keefe joined the Neverseen for a short period.
  • Dex has siblings.
  • Dex has periwinkle eyes, while Keefe has ice blue eyes.
  • Dex is one year younger than Keefe.
  • Keefe's ability is Empathy, while Dex's ability is Technopathy.
  • Keefe is very flirtatious, Dex is not.
  • Keefe's parents are a so-called "Good Match" while Dex's parents are a so-called "Bad Match".
  • Dex's parents are rejected by society.
  • Dex's parents are kind and understanding, while Keefe's father is verbally abusive.
  • Keefe's father has an ability, while Dex's is a Talentless.
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Main Character Ships

Pairings with Sophie Elizabeth Foster

BianaLinh and BianaLinhDexFitzTamKeefe and FitzJensiKeefeMarellaWylieValin

Pairings with Fitzroy Avery Vacker (a.k.a. Fitz)

DexKeefeLinhSophieMarellaKeefe and Sophie

Pairings with Biana Vacker

SophieDexTamMarellaJensiKeefeLinhLinh and Sophie

Pairings with Dexter Alvin Dizznee (a.k.a Dex)


Pairings with Marella Redek


Pairings with Keefe Sencen

SophieTamMarellaDexBianaFitzLinhSophie and Fitz

Pairings with Tam Song


Pairings with Linh Song

SophieMarellaDexBianaFitzSophie and BianaWylieLinh

Pairings with Wylie Endal


Other Relationships

Platonic or Ability Enhancing Relationships

Sophie and Mr. ForkleKeefe and Lady BelvaKeefe and RoSophie and Fitz

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