Laurel Quincey is a kind sixteen-year old girl who resides in New Salem with her family. Laurel is the only child of David Quincey and Melissa B. Quincey. After the arrival of Cassie Blake, Laurel initially finds Cassie unappealing; however, she later becomes a good friend of Cassie and helps her to control her powers. Throughout the series, Laurel is commonly noted for her proficiency of brewing magical potions. She is compared with the vegetation goddess Persephone.