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, is a great cook, athletic (mostly soccer), calm, hopeful, forgives easily, has some regrets, can be stubborn, doesn’t show his hand until he has to, has a strong moral compass, has been


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, has an expensive lifestyle, drives a Tesla, but seems to be covering up something. Isabel is


Matt is a fifty-something professor and physicist. (Shannon calls him “Madders” in the Bubble World.) He grew up outside London and has recently “come out” as gay (and he’s good with that!) Although Madders has a ‘unique’ sense of fashion (and


Tego is young (19 when we first meet him), idealistic, patient, earnest, funny, and driven. Sometimes he over-analyses things and is easily hurt. He’s had less tragedy in his life than his older counterpart, Diego, and is more resilient when


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