Quentin Jacobsen is the central male hero of the plot. He leads an ordinary life, attends school and calmly spends his spare time. This character is a contrast of the main heroine - Margo. It is extremely difficult for him to escape his comfort zone; however, feelings to Margo inspire him. The boy takes a risk and helps his friend to revenge. He is not very brave. However, his persistence is impressive. Thanks to it, he manages to solve the riddle, but, as is often the case, the final does not bring him the desired result, and he steps back, leaving his dream alone.
Quentin Jacobsen in the Essays