Sterling Red is the main antagonist of the book Skin. He is a murderous killer and was written into existance from a book of history by Marsuvees Black. He eventually joined a simulation known as skin where he embraced evil and started killing. In the end he was defeated by Colt. He shudders constantly due to haveing embraced evil, though his purpose was to destroy it. He uses Black's catchphrase, Wanna trip, baby?