Category: Characters


Isabel is cynical, straight-shooting, geneticist, brainy, attractive, athletic, can be domineering, successful, capable, creative, likes word play, likes to be in control, willing to take risks to get what she wants, has some regrets, loves animals, in inclined to see the


Diego grew up in Costa Rica, swears in Spanish sometimes, is a great cook, writes software, keeps a green blog and spends time/money helping green causes, comfortable around women, athletic (mostly soccer), calm, hopeful, forgives easily, has some regrets, can


Dave is above all ambitious, but also unapologetic, forceful, painfully persistent, swears in front of anyone, rich (or wants people to think he is), dresses well, leads an expensive life, drives a Tesla, but is covering up something. Isabel is his


Matt is a fifty-something professor and physicist at the University of Colorado. He grew up outside London, and although he’s been married and divorced, has recently “come out” gay (and he’s good with that!) He dresses well, is a terrible cook, flies


Tego is young (19 when we first meet him), idealistic, patient, earnest, funny, driven, over-analyses things, easily hurt, insecure at times. He had less tragedy in his life than his older counterpart, Diego, and is more able to handle the challenges


Rick owns Rick’s Café on the beach at La Isla. He’s very black, Jamacian, speaks with a British accent, has very nice manners, and seems to know something that the characters don’t… Email Rick