One of the most powerful characters in the story is "Coyote". The character is loosely themed on the Native American characters. While the Native American character has equals the Gunnerkrigg version does not - in the webcomic he is nearly all powerful.
All the creatures in the Gillite wood, the wild-magic opposite of the court have an honor and terror of Coyote. Coyote is a archetypal narcissist. The problem in the real world with narcissists is they hurt people - all other creatures are a means to an end.
What, if any, is the relationship between Coyote and the antenna that Annie's father made?