CAST OF CHARACTERS, major, in order of appearance --
Dr. Eric Michaels — neurologist, father, husband, pervert.
Dr. Aton Verne — doctor, identical, misanthrope, curmudgeon. Atom’s twin. Angelique’s love interest. Eric’s best friend.
Prof. Angelique Lautrec — monster queen, music lover, philosophy professor, world maker, compulsive bedazzler. Aton’s neighbor. Bestie to Shane Zabat and Heidi Kamaka.
Atom Verne — car designer, artist, seer of auras and geometry, Agent Provacateur
Shane Zabat — lonely only, test tube baby, punk rocker who sculpts full size clay models of cars for GM. Atom’s love interest. Angelique’s friend.
Dominic Diamond — owner of Fiamond.Auto Design, king of Detroit
Dr. Conroy Milton -- government researcher, shadowy figure, the “Fungus among us.” Spontaneously triggered 5 cases of Cotards via his method of “manipulative haunting.”
Dr. Heidi Kamaka -- botanist / ethnobotanist in search of status orgasmus mushroom.