(1) In Carmen Webster Buxton's Tribes, Hob - a slave of Andre Ortega, forced to do construction and sex work. He has run away from the city of Agra into the desert determined to escape or die. He is estimated to be 9 in Mariposan years, or about 23-24 in Terran years. He has amber eyes and dark brown hair. He is most unusual in that he does not have a tribal tattoo on his neck. He does not know his birth parents.
(2) in Alexis Morgan's Warriors of the Mist series, Hob is a chimera, made up of parts of different animals, and the avatar of Kane. He is terrifying to most people.