The Beetle is the leader of the Stash Riders and the gang's driver.
The Beetle's real name is Eliot (which is revealed in Bug Compass, a short story from "The Pixel Juice" collection). He attended the school for non-achievers along with the Scribble, who was three years younger than him.
Brutal, violent, dominant, alpha-male. Punished the gang members physically and forced them to take drugs.
Had black eyes and black hair, usually combed back and smeared with Vaz . Wore a black cord frock coat with a lot of pins and badges on it. Once used a dreamsnake's head as a decoration.