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The Flock is the group of avian-human hybrids that are the main characters of the Maximum Ride series. The Flock consists of Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, The Gasman (Gazzy), and Angel, and they are also joined by Total, the flying, talking dog. Eventually, Dylan was added to their ranks.
Maximum Ride "Max"Edit
- Main article: Maximum "Max" Ride
Max is the titular character and narrator of the series. She has wings like a bald eagle, except they are 16 feet wide. She is 14 and turns 15 in FANG. She is the half-sister of Ella Martinez and Ari Batchelder and the daughter of Jeb Batchelder and Dr. Valencia Martinez. She has brown eyes and her hair is described as sun-streaked blond or brown. She falls in love with Fang.
- Main article: Fang (character)
- Main article: Iggy
Iggy was 14 years old (15 in FANG) and blind, due to an experiment on him by the whitecoats (Experiment attempted to enhance his night vision but it failed). His real name is James Griffiths, and he is the only one besides Max to meet his biological mother and father.
- Main article: Nudge
Nudge was 11 years old (12 in FANG) and loves to talk. She wanted to find her family and be a normal kid more than any of the other Flock members. Her real name is Monique, as revealed in The Angel Experiment.
The Gasman "Gazzy"Edit
- Main article: The Gasman (Gazzy)
The Gasman, also called Gazzy, Gaz, was 8 years old (9 in FANG) and Angel's biological brother. He has blond hair and blue eyes, like his sister. He loves explosives and has a knack for trouble like the rest of the Flock.
- Main article: Angel (character)
Angel was 6 years old (7 in MAX) and Gazzy's biological sister. She can read minds and send thoughts, breathe underwater, talk to fish, change appearance and see the future.
- Main article: Total
Total is a talking dog who eventually developed wings. Angel rescued him from the the Institute for Higher Living in The Angel Experiment. He married Akila in FANG. He is described as a black, Scottie-like dog with small black wings.
- Main article: Dylan
Dylan was a member of the Flock from FANG to Maximum Ride Forever. He had obvious and strong feelings for Max, which caused him to war with Fang. He was designed to be Max's "perfect other half"(Of course, destiny is funny that way.) He has Caribbean colored eyes with chocolate colored wings. He can see incredibly far, even into space. He later dies at the end of the series after saving Fang.
- Main article: Ari Batchelder
Ari was Max's seven-year-old half-brother who was turned into an Eraser by the School. He joined Max's mini-Flock in Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports, though it was only temporary, as he died at the end of the novel. He later came back to evil in Nevermore.
The Second FlockEdit
- Main article: Second flock