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Hans Hands
Hans Hands.jpg
Profession Freak
Gender Male
Species Human
Relatives Unnamed father
Status Alive
Background Information
Book Universe The Saga of Darren Shan
First Book Appearance Cirque Du Freak
First Movie Appearance Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
Acted By Jonathan Nosan

Hans Hands is a Cirque du Freak performer who can walk and run on his hands faster than a normal person can using their feet. His father, who was born with no legs, taught him the secrets of mobility using only his hands and arms. In the first book Hans only appears when doing his act. In the second book Hans does his act and also is the person who informs Evra and Darren that Mr. Tiny wanted to see them both in Mr. Tall's tent. In Tunnels of Blood Darren gives Hans Madam Octa to take care of her, after which he exclaims about how he's scared of her bitting him. In Sons of Destiny he Participated in the Battle between the Vampires and the Vampaneze, tripping many of the enemies. It is unknown if he survived the battle.

In the movie, Hans Hands only appears in some scenes in the backround. When Darren first comes to the Cirque he sees Hans standing on his hands with his feet over his head. He appears to be wearing white clown makeup with a red smile, similar to that of the Joker from The Dark Knight.