Pritkin's Golem — appears in Touch the Dark and Claimed by Shadow

Introduction Edit

✥ 'Pritkins Golem is a lifeless, clay humanoid figure animated by magic called a golem that John Pritkin uses mostly for protection, occasionally for an offensive role. He comes to life in Faerie. [1]

About Edit

Powers & AbilitiesEdit

  • Mortal world: a golem can sustain injury without much damage


  • Pritkin uses a golem as an assistant especially in battle, and as protection. [2]
  • Pritkin plans to use him in Faerie as a gift to the fey to gain an audience—Fey protocol—then retrieve him later.[3]

Character / NatureEdit

  • Mortal world: obeys orders, blindly like a robot would.

Physical DescriptionEdit

  • rather crude life-sized clay figure with no paint to cover its clay exterior and poorly defined features [4]

In Faerie—alive:

  • golem was still orange, bald, seven feet tall and barefoot—and wearing Pritkin's jacket[5]
  • eyes-real, brown; he didn't have any eyebrows or eyelashes
  • breathing and had a pulse
  • anatomically correct—he hadn't been before[6]

Other DetailsEdit

  • shook and looked wild-eyed—jumped at every breath of wind, or chirping bird. [7]

Other Associated Characters, Groups, Places, etc. Edit

Events in the Series Edit

This section may have spoilers. Think of the book title as a "Spoiler Warning" if you haven’t read it yet.

1. Touch the DarkEdit

John Pritkin animated a Golem in the Senate Chamber meeting about Cassie when chaos broke loose—and ordered it to protect Cassandra Palmer.[8] it was sitting quietly in the suite when Cassie entered the main roam.[9] The Golem stepped in front of Cassie protecting her from Pritkin's magic knives; and again to stop his bullets. Pritkin sent him after Louis-Cesare, who cut him to pieces with his rapier.[10]

➢ see Golems for more notes on this book

2. Claimed by ShadowEdit

Billy Joe tries to possess Pritkin's golem—golem began ricocheting about crashing into things, including Pritkin.[11] When landing in Faerie, he came to life—same color but breathing, with a heartbeat. Both he and Billy Joe freaked out about their new state, ran around the room in Mac's Tattoo Shop, bumping into things, each other and screaming. [12]

See Also Edit

Book References Edit

  1. Claimed by Shadow, ch. 10
  2. Claimed by Shadow, ch. 2
  3. Touch the Dark, ch. 10
  4. Touch the Dark, ch. 10
  5. Claimed by Shadow, ch. 10
  6. Claimed by Shadow, ch. 10
  7. Claimed by Shadow, ch. 11
  8. Touch the Dark, ch. 3
  9. Touch the Dark, ch. 9
  10. Touch the Dark, ch. 10
  11. Claimed by Shadow, ch. 2
  12. Claimed by Shadow, ch. 10

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