Having been appointed Professor at the young age of 27, Hershel Layton is on track to become quite the accomplished archaeologist. He also can't resist the chance to solve any puzzle that crosses his path.
Professor Layton's assistant comes along for the ride to Misthallery, bringing with her a camera, a keen eye for photography, and a fearless spirit.
Luke is the son of Clark Triton, an old friend of Professor Layton and the Mayor of Misthallery. He longs to go on mystery-solving adventures like the Professor.