Demyan Volkov (DEH-myan VOHL-kohv) is a protagonist introduced in Grigory's Gadget. He is an archaeology student from Lodninsk, Morozhia who embarks with his friends on a journey to start a new life in Mirgorod, Vernulaia. On their way to their new home, their ship is attacked by pirates led by Captain Edmund Sokoll of the Ocean's Legend.
Demyan - Russian form of Damian, meaning “to tame” Volkov – Russian patronymic from the word for “wolf”
Demyan is in his early 20s. He has brown hair, green eyes, and is below-average height with a small build.
Demyan's hometown is Lodninsk, Morozhia. His father died from a plague that swept through the city and his mother died in a cave-in at the Lodninsk mines, which was caused by the Skarbniki Revolt. Demyan is studying archaeology in college.
He is in a relationship with Zoya Orlova.