EMILIE MILLER (40)
A fragile woman burdened with anxiety and grief after her husband suddenly dies, assumedly by suicide. Suddenly a single parent, Emilie struggles with co-dependent tendencies, drawing a bit too much on Benji, on her desperate fight to get stronger, all so she - and her boys - can finally heal and grow.
A gay, 18 year old rebel without a cause. Forced out of the closet before he was ready, Nate finds himself shunned by his family and local community. On a search to find anyone who will accept him for who he is, he isn't afraid to get angry or tell you how he feels.
An 18 year old tomboy with a punk edge, she's been friends with Jude and Nate since they were kids. Forced into the role of peacemaker and tie breaker after Jude accidentally outs Nate to his family, Maggie tries her best to be all they need, often at her own expense.
CANDACE MILLER (20)
Benji’s older cousin. A young woman who lives within the box of her constrictive, Christian town, albeit pushing the rules a little. She knows her place in this community, but will fight for some freedom. Incredibly empathetic, she does her best to help Benji and Jay traverse the town’s oppressive culture.