Lady in waiting
The mistress who waits at the hotel for adulterous lover. She waits for the divorce that never comes. She waits by the door for his return and she waits by the phone for his call. She is a lady in waiting.
The Captain. A Renaissance character in commedia dell'arte who uses wit, charm and humor to get out of sticky situations. He will spin miraculous tales of nonsense to supersize his anti-heroic methods as a means to impress his audience.