Colonel Next, first name unknown, is the now eradicated husband of Wednesday Next. He is also the father of Anton, Joffy and Thursday Next and brother of Mycroft Next and April Next. He is a former member of SpecOps-12, the ChronoGuard. He has the ability to stop time.
In the books Edit
Colonel Next appears in the following works:
- The Eyre Affair, Thursday Next series, volume 1
- Lost in a Good Book, Thursday Next series, volume 2
- Something Rotten, Thursday Next series, volume 4