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Characters Active in Current Chapter So Far:

Milo Dunstan

Milo is outgoing and expressive— which is great, as long as he thinks before he speaks. His penchant for too much honesty tends to dampen his acting skills, however, and he even finds himself rehearsing day-to-day social situations for fear of being too candid. He is currently in university studying theatre and dance, but also works part time in his father's restaurant, at his mother's dance studio, and as a stagehand for a local theatre.

Liam Schwartz

Liam is an anxious person. He doesn't sleep much, is often hot-tempered, is a champion for personal space, and has blood that's more caffeine than plasma. He's starting to relax in fits and starts now that he's given up the chronic lying gambit when it comes to his father. After a brief and rocky affair with law school, he's taking time away from school to seek employment and sort himself out.

Dylan Dunstan

Dylan is Milo's father, though Dylan often treats Milo more like a brother than his son. Dylan is laid back and cares deeply for his children, but he can be sarcastic and bitter at times— especially when it comes to his ex-wife. Dylan tends to instigate and is highly likely to crack rude jokes, which for some people (especially Nora) often makes a bad situation worse. He owns a restaurant and employs Milo there part-time. More recently, he employs Liam as well.

Archie Bast

Archie is Liam's best friend and former college roommate. He's more observant than given credit for - and also a great deal more understanding. [With love to Kayla!]

Hebert Dalton

An aspiring professional actor. There's an ocean and five hours newly placed between himself and his sorely missed friends and family, which may or may not encourage him to be slightly too desperate for human interaction. Which some people find somewhat off-putting. ... Which Milo finds somewhat off-putting.

Antonia "Toni" Lucci

An aspiring professional dancer. She was assigned to be Milo's partner by their university professor, making their professional relationship a little awkward as they try to become accustomed to each other. It helps that they're vaguely familiar with each other from previous dance classes in their childhood.


 Characters Active in Previous Chapters:

Kat Drescher

Kat's been around the block a few times, which makes her "excellent" at giving relationship and life advice. If only she took her own advice herself she might be a little less jaded. She's infrequently seen without Penny — and was last seen travelling abroad before eventually settling down with her new flatmate.

Penny O'Neil

Penny is a manipulator. While she doesn't care for being social, she'll take advantage of a situation that can be turned in her favour - though it's not always clear what her intentions are. Kat seems to be the only person she cares for.

Nora Sinclair

Milo's mother. While Nora aspired to be an actress and a dancer once upon a time, her career was cut short by Milo's unexpected arrival. She traded university for a job and started her family at 18 years old— and was divorced 11 years later. She's remarried and has a new baby girl with her new husband, but she can't help being a little bitter; her continued inability to get along with Dylan doesn't help the rift she's building between herself and her children.

Sylvia Sinclair

Sylvia is Milo's one-year-old half-sister, the daughter of his mother Nora and her new husband, Roger. While Milo's not yet fully come to terms with where he stands in mother's new life and new family dynamic, it's pretty hard for him not to find Sylvia cute.

Roger Sinclair

Well connected and affluent, Roger Sinclair is a big name in the business. He's also been Milo's agent since Milo was a child. It's a little unclear whether Nora and Roger started seeing each other before or after Roger began working on Milo's behalf. Either way, Milo isn't particularly thrilled about his mother's new husband (despite being hesitant to cut his own nose to spite his face).

Eli Schwartz

Liam's father. Strict and conservative, he's thoroughly disapproving of the choices his son's made in life. Liam spends a great deal of energy trying to do the impossible and please him, but usually comes away disappointed himself. After some recent talks between the two, however, Eli is starting to attempt to meet Liam closer to halfway on things. Begrudgingly.

Alfons Schwartz

Liam's older cousin, and the black sheep of the family. Alfons ran away at 18 to pursue a career in doing absolutely nothing. His talent for music pays his way in life while he depends on the hospitality of whoever he can sucker into sheltering him.

Molly and Mina Dunstan

Milo's younger twin sisters, currently aged fourteen. They lived with their mother after their parents' divorce, and saw Milo less often than they would have liked while growing up. Time spent together is often time spent latching on to him— or better yet, latching on to his boyfriend, Liam. Molly is the curly-haired and more upbeat of the pair; Mina entered her angsty teenager phase early. (They wouldn't be especially pleased to share a cast page slot, but here we are.)

Madison "Matt" Dooley

Once shared a number of classes with Liam while they both attended the same university for law. Matt always did seems to be doing a great deal better than Liam in their classes, however.

Ally Mayfare

Ally was a friend of Milo's in college. She's friendly and talkative, but with a temper a mile wide if she feels she or a friend is insulted. As an amateur actress, she made up the third leg of the Nerd Herd. [Creator]

Noel Laroque

Noel doesn't know what it means to not get her way. Her family is very wealthy and of influential social standing. Liam may be a little enamoured of her, though probably not for the right reasons.

Richard "Dick" Marre

Dick is a man's man. He's got your back in any situation. Unfortunately, his idea of "having your back" is usually to be loud and overbearing, which is a lot more like pounding you in the back with a sledgehammer than having it.

Viola "Vi" Butler

Vi is one of Milo's best friends. She's independent and self confident with a healthy dose of sass. Mechanically oriented, she mans the stage technician spot in the school's theatre club - landing her square in the Nerd Herd. [Creator]

Chloe Randolph

Chloe is just too nice. She's one of those girls you'd love to provoke to see if she has human emotions other than "bubbly" and "shy". She has a tendency to be self-absorbed.


Jojo Schwartz

Liam's pet cat. Jojo was born without eyes, which is exactly the reason why a young Liam was drawn to the eerie kitten. Despite his lack of sight, Jojo seems to have no trouble getting into things he's not supposed to.

Rory T. Lion

A character from an old children's book that was popularized by a 90's cartoon series and several movies. Milo thinks Rory's cute— until someone's asking him about it. Then he's clearly too old for it.