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This article contains plot details from Legacy.

Wylie Endal is the only son of Prentice and Cyrah Endal. He is also Maruca's second cousin. He was orphaned after Prentice's mind was broken and Cyrah died by fading from a light leap. Tiergan took him in and raised him as his son. Wylie now lives with Prentice as of the Book 8: Legacy. Wylie is a Flasher like his mother Cyrah. For a while, he dislikes Sophie, blaming her for his father's broken mind, but he eventually realizes that it was not her fault for what happened to Prentice.

Appearance[edit | edit source]

Wylie is described as looking very much like his father. His skin is chocolate brown, and his face looked pinched when Sophie first met him. He is tall and muscular. The rare times Sophie has seen his smile, she has said it came from his mother. He has piercing blue eyes—"100 per cent Prentice's"—that sometimes look sad and lost.

In Lodestar, his appearance changed drastically due to the Neverseen's attack on him, perhaps scarring him forever, maybe not on the outside, but inside from the sadness, they brought back.


Special Ability[edit | edit source]

Wylie is a Flasher, meaning that he can control and manipulate light according to his orders. In Lodestar, it was revealed that Cyrah shared this ability. In Flashback, this ability was frequently used by Wylie as a shield or weapon during the battle against the Neverseen. The shields were a lot like a Psionipath's force field. This ability could also be used to create illusions, as shown in Flashback.

Relationships[edit | edit source]

  • SOPHIE (former frenemy/friend/co-worker)

For a long time, Sophie and Wylie feuded over the fact that it was partly Sophie's fault that Prentice, Wylie's father had his mind broken. Though now, their relationship has grown a little stronger due to Sophie healing Prentice. It seems like Wylie has been able to accept that it was Prentice’s choice to risk his sanity.

“That's why you're going to make a great leader—and I don't just mean of this team. I had my doubts about Project Moonlark for a long time. I think you know that better than anyone. But... even with everything that happened to my dad, I can still tell... the Black Swan really got it right with you.”

—Wylie, in Legacy

Wylie, Dex, and Tam fought against the Neverseen to rescue Sophie, Fitz, and their bodyguards. Not much is known about their relationship.

  • DEX (friend/ Co-worker)

Dex and Wylie fought together against the Neverseen in Flashback. They are both members of Team Valiant. Not much is known about their relationship.

  • BIANA (friend/ Co-worker)

She and Wylie are both in Team Valiant. Not much is known about their relationship.

Tam and Wylie fought together against the Neverseen in Flashback. Not much is known about their relationship.

Linh and Wylie live in the same house, both taken in by Tiergan. They have grown very close. After Wylie was attacked by the Neverseen, Linh helped him recover with hydrokinesis tricks. She stayed with him often during his recovery. Wylie and Linh spend lots of time together. There are hints that Wylie likes Linh and vice versa.

  • MARELLA (friend) Not much is known about their relationship.
  • MARUCA (second cousin)

Not much is known about their relationship except that she cares for him a lot, especially when he was hurt during Lodestar. When she found out Wylie was seriously injured, she begged Sophie to take her to see him. Wylie asked Sophie not to allow Maruca into the Black Swan, not wanting to lose any more family. "I don't want Maruca taking the kinds of risks she'd have to take. I've already lost enough family." Legacy.

After Prentice's mind broke, Tiergan took Wylie in. Tiergan cares about Wylie a lot.

Cyrah Endal was Wylie's mother. After she died, Wylie grew incredibly sad. Wylie was present when Cyrah passed, however, he was too late to save her.

Prentice Endal is Wylie's father. His mind was broken, and Wylie was heartbroken. When Prentice regained consciousness with the assistance of Sophie and Fitz, Wylie was overjoyed.

  • Stina (Friend/ Co-worker)

Wylie and Stina are both on Team Valliant.

Personality[edit | edit source]

He has a tendency to hold grudges, as he did with Sophie after she was not able to heal his father. However, after becoming further acquainted with him throughout the story, he shows incredible loyalty and bravery. For instance, in Flashback, he goes to save Sophie, Fitz, Grizel, and Sandor, even though well aware that the Neverseen would target him as well.

Involvement[edit | edit source]

During Lodestar, Wylie was attacked by the Neverseen for information about his mother. It is unknown why the Neverseen wanted to know about Cyrah's death. Wylie escaped from the Neverseen with many burns and injuries from his torture. He physically recovered from the attack but is psychologically hurt with injuries only time can heal. He was being kept sedated at the end of the book until he could wake up safely.


Wylie is on the cover of Flashback, creating illusions with Tam. Wylie along with Dex and his bodyguard Lovise comes to the rescue of Sophie, Fitz, Grizel, and Sandor when they were attacked at their secret training grounds. Wylie makes a spear out of light, and uses his ability in other ways as to counter Ruy's psionipath talent and Umber's shade talent. Wylie spends time in Flashback doing memory exercises with his father Prentice. In Flashback, it is revealed that Fintan and Brant were misinformed when they attacked Wylie and did not know he was not present at Cyrah's death. Gethen did know, but he was imprisoned in Lumenaria. It is also revealed that Wylie has gaps in his memory that Fintan claims are relevant to what Cyrah hid from them. The Neverseen believe Wylie was told certain important information by his mother Cyrah but then had it erased so it would exist but not be easily accessed. In Legacy, he becomes apart of Team Valiant. His circlet gem is revealed to be an opal, and his mascot animal is n wyvern.

Character Bio by Shannon Messenger[edit | edit source]

He may seem like he only plays a small role at the beginning of the series, but Wylie is the kind character who sneaks up on you, becoming more and more important with each book. He’s older than Sophie and her friends—He has already finished the elite level at Foxfire. And thanks to some heartbreaking things in his past, he sometimes struggles with the choices Sophie is forced to make. But deep down he knows she’s trying her best. And he never gives up hope that someday the broken parts of his life will finally be fixed.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

Major Characters

Sophie Elizabeth FosterFitzroy Avery VackerBiana VackerDexter Alvin DizzneeMarella RedekKeefe SencenTam SongLinh SongWylie Endal

Known Black Swan Members
Mr. ForkleBlurCoiffeDella VackerGraniteJuline DizzneeLivvyLurMagnate Leto KerlofMityaPrentice EndalSiorSir TierganSir AstinSquallTimkin HeksTinkerWraithJolie Lucine Ruewen

Known Neverseen Members
Alvar Soren Vacker/The Boy Who DisappearedBrantFintan PyrenGethenJolie Lucine RuewenLady GiselaRuy IgnisTrixUmberVespera

Important Bodyguards

Alden VackerElwinLady Cadence TalleLord CassiusEdaline RuewenGrady Ruewen

Secondary Characters

Elves (Category)
Councillors (current and former)
Councillor AlinaCouncillor BronteCouncillor ClaretteCouncillor DarekCouncillor EmeryCouncillor LioraCouncillor NolandCouncillor OralieCouncillor RamiraCouncillor TerikCouncillor VeliaCouncillor ZarinaCouncillor Kenric Elgar FathdonFintan PyrenFallon Vacker

Stina HeksJensi BabblosMarucaDempseyValinLexRexBexDamel KafutaShayda AdelTrellaAudricHuxley

Sir AstinLady GalvinLady IskraLady BelvaSir ConleyLady AlexineSir DonwellSir RosingsSir HardingLady VedaLady AnwenSir BeckettSir CatonLady DaraLady EveraSir FaxonLady NissaLady ZillahLady SanjaCoach RohanaCoach BoraCoach Wilda

Benesh VackerKesler DizzneeBrisaCaprise RedekCeriCyrah EndalHarlin VackerJujiJurekMarella's DadLuzia VackerMai SongNorene VackerOllie HeksOrem VackerQuan SongQuinlin SondenSilla HeksLady Pemberley

Humans (Category)
Foster (Freeman) Family
Amy Rose FosterEmma Iris FosterWilliam David FosterConnor, Kate, and Natalie Freeman
Mr. SweeneyBethany LopezEleanor WrightEthan Benedict Wright IIGarwin Chang

Goblins (Category)
Queen HyldaBrielleBunheadCadocCouncillors' BodyguardsLefty and RightyLoviseWoltzer

Ogres (Category)
King DimitarQueen GundulaCadfael

Gnomes (Category)
CallaBarth the ReaperBrierLurMityaSiorGoraGerdaYuriAmisi

Dwarves (Category)
King EnkiErmeteIrjaKrikorKunYegor

Trolls (Category)
Empress Pernille

Animal Characters

BullhornIggyMartySprocketWatsonThe VerminionVerdiSilvenyGreyfellLunaWynnGildieLinh's Murcat

Stuffed Animals
Bun-BunElla the ElephantHarry the JackalopeLady SassyfurMr. SnugglesMrs. StinkbottomStinky the Stegosaurus

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