Sam Heap is the second son in the Heap family. He lives in Camp Heap in the forest along with Edd, Erik, and Jo-Jo. He is a very good fisher, and knows how to get to the Forest Way. In Queste he helped Septimus, Beetle and Jenna find the Forest Way. He is the inventor of the Sam Heap Fish Cooker. Sam and Mandy Marwick are a gay couple.
Sam helped his brother Septimus get through the Forest Way to find Nicko Heap. He did not become lazy and slow as his brothers did from living in the Forest.
After Sarah Heap convinced Sam and his Forest brothers to stay in the castle after Simon and Lucy Heap's wedding, Sam seriously considers taking on an Ordinary Apprenticeship at the Wizard Tower, but decides against it and went to live with Marwick. 
The affection between the Sam and Marwick was clear; when Sam was injured and ill, no one had a stronger desire for Sam to live than Marwick. Marwick showed great concern when Sam was in danger, and Sam tried to calm him by saying "I'm alright", to which Marwick replied "No, you're not!"
Sam, like all of the Heap boys, has straw colored hair and green eyes. The green eyes shows he is Magyk.
Sam is apart of the Heap family. They all have Magyk in some form. Parents are Silas and Sarah Heap, Wizards. All his brothers are Magykal and all except Nicko and Septimus live in the forest with him. Nicko is an Apprentice at Jannit Maarten's boat place. Septimus is ExtraOrdinary Apprentice, apprenticed to Marcia Overstrand. His grandfather is Grandpa Benji. He is a known shape-shifter who is a tree. His great-aunt is Aunt Zelda, who is the Keeper of the Dragon Boat.
Behind the scenes
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