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OCD: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
D&D: Short for Dungeons and Dragons, a game played by many of the older characters when they were teenagers.
Detachment Disorder: A feeling of emotional distance from one’s life. This term is coined by Roland August. It is not a real-life name for a disorder.
Nevendad: Short for Never Ending Adventures. A fictionalized online game that combines elements of World of Warcraft, Second Life and FaceBook.
Chelsea August: Daughter of Anne August. Believes she is the daughter of Roland August but her biological father is Henry Jarvis. Sister of Jake August. Models for Don Hau. Patient of Dr. Sharon Thewes, therapist. No close friends.
Mike Cove: Unmarried but living with Ella Aufran. Friends with Roland August, Anne August, Larry Parris, Henry Jarvis, Marisol Rivera.
Marisol Rivera: Waitress at BD’s on 22nd Street. 24 years old. Five feet two inches tall. Black curly hair. Brown eyes. Dresses in black. Smokes clove cigarettes and wears too much mascara. Part-time college student studying art. Often drinks at the bar with Mike Cove after her shift is finished.
Dr. Sharon Thewes: 48 years old. Psychologist to Chelsea August. Teaches part-time at the community college in addition to maintaining her own practice. Dresses somewhat formally, preferring pantsuits in browns and grays. Believes in encouraging patients to find their own answers. Non-smoker, light drinker. Divorced.
Roland August (Called Rollie by wife and friends, Roland by colleagues, Dad by his children)
Jake August (Always called Jake, never by real name, Jacob)
BD’s on 22nd (Sometimes called “VD’s”)
River Walk (Blanket term for Rillito River Park and Pantano River Park)
Park Place (Formerly called Park Mall)
Stone Fountain Meditation Center
- Errol Jarvis attempts suicide
- Anne August sees Henry Jarvis after 22 years
- Henry and Anne rescue Errol
- Henry moves in with Errol
- Chelsea August has first modeling job
- Henry eats dinner at Anne and Roland August’s
- Henry meets Chelsea and suspects she is his daughter
- Mike Cove goes to work at BD’s, sees Henry
- Henry meets up with Larry Parris
- Roland visits a therapist