Durbridge is one of Callie Rose's best friends ( later lover) . He makes his first appearance in Checkmate. In Checkmate Tobey tells Callie the truth about her father,she wouldn't talk to him for a long time after that. At the end of the book Callie has to make the choice between Tobey and Lucus. She choses Tobey. In Double Cross Tobey becomes a much more important character with a large part of the book written from his point of view.