Quinn is a wolf-Mixed Southern rail rider who came to Dalton looking for his missing sister, but is hiding a life-altering secret.
The rail riders make use of the restored train system to travel across the former United States.
Stuart is an anarchist leader who temporarily allied with Anja, but left when he discovered she cared more about his girlfriend Deana than him, and that he was unable to convince her of the necessity of a violent revolt.
Elizabeth Spaulding is the efficient and practical Director of Reconditioning, popular with the humans of Dalton but loathed and feared by the Mixed.
Salvagers who work the car and computer dumps, scrappers have earned their name as much for their violent natures as their work.
Patrols are the Dalton police force, tasked with both keeping the peace inside the city and protecting it from outside forces.
Em feels like the invisible member of her family and has retreated into her own world as a result.
Roof runners own the top of the Blue, but the streets are home to a similar network of children and young adults, the street fighters.
Escorts are legal Mixed prostitutes, often forced into a hard life by desperation. Many have found ways to try to support each other and make a difficult life a bit more bearable.
Jabe is a Mixed patrol officer whose intimidating looks belie a heart as big as he is, and who will do anything to protect the people he cares for.