§ Ayman Hassan: He is the main character. He is the eldest son of the Hassan family. He has two sisters, Najat and Lamia, and one brother, Mohammed. He is a university student. His favorite hobby is using the internet. He uses it for his studies and to make friends in other countries. He is a brave young man.
§ Professor Malcolm Jones: He is the head of the Zoology Department at Oxford University in England. He is a very famous archeologists عالم عنكبيات. He has been studying arachnids for twenty five years. He has traveled to different parts of the world and discovered new species. He has written books on spiders and other arachnids' العنكبيات. He is helpful and very interested in his work.
§ Dr. Shereen Fakhry: She works in the Department of Egyptology علم المصرياتat Oxford University. She tried to help Ayman to identify the spider he had seen.
§ Colonel Mikhail: He is the police chief. He worked very hard to protect the people of his town from the deadly spiders. He is a friendly man. He is intelligent. He can judge the usefulness فائــدة of men quickly.
§ Captain Ahmed El-Sheriff: He is a police officer at Hamdayya. He is very brave. He is very interested in his work. He did his best to protect people from the deadly spiders.
§Wafaa Sultan: She is a researcher in the Department of botanical Science قسم علوم النباتat Cairo University. She has studied echinacea negra, the plant that is used to make a medicine for spider bites. She helped the police to get the plant from Sinai.
§Uncle Waleed: He is Ayman’s uncle. He is a successful businessman. At first, he was against the idea of telling the police about the big female spider. Later, he called Colonel Mikhail and told him about it.
§Captain Osama: He is a police officer in Sinai. He helped Wafaa Sultan get the echinacea negra from the Sinai Mountains.