In his forties Charles contracted an incurable disease. Driven by a fierce urge to live, he spent a great deal of time and money searching for a cure. Failed by the doctors of the day his search led into the improbable and mystical. Influenced by the ruler of wonderland
he came to discover the work of Henry Allen. Through this he came to strike a deal with the Jabberwock
in which he sacrifices people (mainly children) to Wonderland
in exchange for youth and health. This he has done since then, sacrificing mainly from his own extended family. He masquerades as Calie's
great grandfather, though in truth he is her great great grandfather.
During the events of Escape from Wonderland
Charles witnessed the effects of the Wonderland on the real world and became overwhelmed with guilt. He traveled to Wonderland and there provoked Johnny Liddle into stabbing him with the Ebony Blade
. The death specter of Wonderland was so summoned. He congratulates Charles before touching him and ending the torment that had his eternal life had become.
Charles is able to sacrifice to Wonderland
in exchange for youth and health. He can also speak with and perceive the true nature of Wonderland entities.
Millie Dodgson (wife, deceased), Howard Dodgson (great grandson, deceased), Alice Liddle
(great granddaughter, deceased), Calie Liddle
(great grand daughter), Johnny Liddle
(great grandson), Violet Liddle (great granddaughter).