The Bolinas Mall

A strip mall located at the corner of Wharf Road and Brighton Avenue in Bolinas, CA.

Dave and his buddies

Dave is a troublemaker from the word go, but even he has buddies.

Isabella Fox

Isabella, a graduate of Coastal College, continues to live at the Apthorp while she tries to decide what to do with her life.

Balboa Portola

The number one assistant priest at the temple of Olema. His real name is neither Balboa nor Portola, but this is not sinister.

Emily Little

Emily is the youngest resident of the Apthorp. From a family of limited financial means, she is shy and easily embarrassed.


The mercenaries are, well, mercenary.

The Grape & Pint

A bar and grill located next to the Bolinas Mall.

Mackenzie Lambert

Mackenzie is an accomplished and disciplined martial arts practitioner.

Katherine Hart

Katherine was once a dedicated worshiper of the god Bolinas. She hates change of any kind, but she’s changing.


Olema is the goddess of the town of Olema. She prefers to focus on her own interests, and an interesting set of interests they are.

Audrey Brewer

Audrey is a practical and grounded individual. She wants to live a normal life.

F F (Fairfax Fern) Crescente

F F is an ex-priest. Lately he and Audrey have become an item.

Bolinas’s Temple

The temple of Bolinas, the god of the town of Bolinas.

The Apthorp

An apartment building in Bolinas, CA. Important people in this story live there. A complete history of the Apthorp is here.

Anthony Young

Anthony, fresh from an undistinguished career at a college in the central valley of California, lives and works at the Apthorp.