Luther Slope, was a caretaker who worked on the Meadows plantation. He came to the Meadows Plantation as a young child with his parents, who also worked as caretakers. He fell in love with Charlotte Booth and fathered a child, Homer. Homer was left at the farm of a nearby couple by Charlotte's sister Emily. Emily Booth worked Luther like a slave, and made him do all the manual labor at the Meadows. After Emily's Death in Twilight's Child, Luther attended Emily's funeral, Luther made an appearance in at least three of the books: Secrets of the Morning, Twilight's Child and Midnight Whispers.