‘Mrs. Alles turned toward the doorway Charlie stood in revealing one lone streak of white in her otherwise black hair. She had the same deep brown skin as Tara, and there was no mistaking the shape or colour of her eyes. Charlie instantly recognized her to be Tara’s mother.’
To say that Lily Alles becomes the mother figure that Charlie has always longed for would only scratch the surface of her importance.
One of the most powerful witches Charlie has encountered so far, their stories intertwined long before Charlie was born.