After reporter Mels Carmichael hits a disheveled man with her car outside the local cemetery, she pays a visit to the stranger in the hospital. The only thing he remembers of his past is seeing a name written on a headstone: that of Jim Heron—a fallen angel charged with rescuing souls from the...
Jim Heron: "James" - "The Savior" - Fallen angel tasked with saving humanity; Former XOps soldier/assassin; Is six-foot-four or five, built big and lethal; Has a massive tattoo on his back featuring the Grim Reaper in a graveyard; Has dark blond hair and blue eyes
Matthias the F**ker: "Martin O'Shay Thomas" - Former head of XOps; Jim's old boss; Was in Devina's well of souls; Given a second chance because the Maker decided Devina cheated in the previous round; Can only see out of his left eye, has scars all over his body and walks with a cane since he tried to kill himself with a bomb; A big, super-lean man with a strong jaw; Has black hair with a little gray at the temples; His left eye is blue and his right eye is milky white
Mels Carmichael: "Melissa" - "Mellie" - A reporter at the Caldwell Courier Journal; 30 years old; Is tall with dark hair with copper highlights and beautiful eyes
Helen Carmichael: Mels' mother; Thomas' widow; Is trim and small; Looks younger than her age; Has dark hair streaked with gray and bright green eyes
Thomas Carmichael: Mels' father; Helen's husband; Was a police officer; Died three years ago in a car accident while on duty
Adrian Vogel: "Ad" - One of two fallen angels assigned by Nigel to help Jim on his mission to save the seven souls; Eddie's best friend and lover; Dresses in black and has various tattoos & piercings on his face and body including both nipples; Has black hair; Looks like a Hell's Angel
Eddie Blackhawk: "Edward Lucifer Blackhawk" - One of two fallen angels assigned by Nigel to help and teach Jim how to use his power; Adrian's best friend and lover; Has long, black, thick hair worn in a braid down his back nearly to his waist; Has a square jaw, tanned skin and red eyes; Is built big with broad shoulders and large hands; Looks bad ass with his biker attire; Was killed by one of Devina's minions
Nigel: Archangel; Leader of the Four Lads; Colin's lover; Jim's boss; Has odd, noncolor eyes; His true form is an iridescent, rainbowed light source that glows with every color of creation; Speaks with an English accent
Colin: Archangel; Nigel's closest friend and lover; One of the Four Lads; Nigel's number two and advisor; Stubborn sometimes; Has black hair and a regal, intelligent face
Cecilia Barten: "Sissy" - Sacrificed by Devina to protect her mirror; Is trapped in Hell, in Devina's wall of souls; Had straight, long blonde hair; Is very special & important to Jim; Was 19 years old; Her body was found in a quarry on the outskirts of Caldwell just a few days before; Freeing her has become Jim's obsession
Bertie: "Albert" - Archangel; One of the Four Lads; Nigel's advisor; The compassionate one; Soul mate to Bryon
Byron: Archangel; One of the Four Lads; Nigel's advisor; Wears rose-colored glasses; Has iridescent eyes and a pert, straight nose; Nigel say's he is an eternal optimist, he say's he is a realist
Tarquin: Bertie’s beloved Irish wolfhound; Has kind brown eyes and lanky limbs
Josephine: "Fi-Fi" - Mels' 12 year old silver Honda Civic with nearly 200,000 miles on it
Beth Randall: A former reporter at the Caldwell Courier Jounal; One afternoon she left work and never went back; She disappeared without a trace
Peter Newcastle: "Peter W. Newcastle" - Features Editor at the New York Times
Bobby: Hospitality Manager at the Caldwell Marriott
Dick the Prick: Editor for the Caldwell Courier Journal; Mels' boss; A sleazy, fleshy, balding man almost in his 60's
Devina Avale: "Dee" - Jim's demon counterpart assigned to bring the seven souls to hell; Deceptive and evil; Can shapeshift to look like anyone; Usually assumes the body of a gorgeous brunette with black eyes who has gravity-defying breasts and an ass with more ledge than a bookshelf; In her true form she has dead, ropy flesh and curled gray claws; Is in love with Jim in her own twisted way
“No offense. But considering your physical condition, I could break both your legs and have you unconscious in a New York minute." As his brows shot sky-high, she nodded. "I'm a black belt, licensed to carry a concealed hand gun, and I never go anywhere without a good knife or my heat.”
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