Please only use this guide AFTER reading The Complex and Severance. Its purpose is to serve as memory refresher before reading the later books in the series. It describes the characters as they are in Severance, NOT before.
Severance - Character Guide
The Linx House
Helena Linx – The protagonist. Age 16 throughout the novel.
Harrison Linx – Helena’s older brother. Age 18 throughout the novel. Works as a lawyer.
Adam Garnet – Helena’s love interest and former neighbor during reorientation. Age 17 and 18 throughout the novel. Studying to become a doctor. Former resident of Derby
Delilah “Delly” Glover – Major in the military. Age 18 and 19 throughout the novel. Engaged to Harrison Linx.
Isaac Akhos – The nomad who kidnapped Helena. Age 17 throughout the novel. Has befriended Helena, lives in the basement with the other nomads.
Lucas Maitag – Helena’s lifelong best friend. Age 16 throughout the novel. Has left Eyam to help Helena.
Caroline Lee – Former citizen of Eyam who once disliked Helena. Age 16 throughout the novel. Skilled with computers. Love interest of Lucas Maitag.
Daniel Foster – Former Gruinardian and soldier. Age 26 throughout the novel. Teaches Helena how to shoot and defend herself.
Michael “Mika” Cabbot – Eldest of the Cabbot siblings. Age 19 throughout the novel.
Porter “Port” Cabbot – The second oldest of the Cabbot siblings. Age 18 throughout the novel
Henry “Hen” Cabbot – The youngest Cabbot brother. Age 17 throughout the novel.
Kennedy “Kency” Cabbot – The youngest of the Cabbots and the only girl in the family. Age 15 throughout the novel.
Daner Weiss – Adam’s best friend from Derby. Love interest of Mika Cabbot
Cain Lucen – Former resident of Derby. Age 20 throughout the novel. Student at Columbia and son of Caleb Lucen. Holds a long standing grudge against Adam from when they lived in the same complex. “Boyfriend” of Helena.
Caleb Lucen – New York City Representative and former resident of Derby.
Fara Lucen – Wife of Caleb Lucen and Mother of Cain and Connor Lucen. Former resident of Derby.
Connor Lucen – Younger brother of Cain Lucen. Son of Caleb and Fara Lucen. Born in New York.
Laurence Coulter – Cain’s best friend and stepson of Raymond Coulter—the richest man in New York. Spend his nights drinking at his stepfather’s nightclub, Severance. Former childhood friend of Helena and Harrison.
Regan von Nord – Teaches art at the Parberry School and serves as Helena’s supervisor during work placement. Daughter of author Hank von Nord.
Cora – Does work placement at Parberry with Helena.
Dia – Does work placement at Parberry with Helena.
Sarah – Leader of the Fallers and long time love interest of Isaac Akhos. Throws a wedge between Isaac and Hen when she sleeps with both of them.
Colin Covington – A Faller.
Cole Covington – A Faller.
Maria – Former leader of the Fallers.