Mark McCain – A psychiatrist in Claysville, Massachusetts, Mark is the Clayton’s “family shrink”, as they call him. He was also the survivor of a vicious vampire attack as a teenager – an attack that claimed the lives of his entire family. Now he suspects there is a new vampire in town…

Andrew Clayton – Born Andrew Carpenter in the year 1870, his mortal life was cut tragically short by a desperate vampire. However, rather than resting in peace, Andrew himself arose as one of the undead. Ever since, he has vowed to exact revenge on the one responsible for his torment…

Stanford Jameson – A bitter and self-righteous freeloader who has been living in the long-abandoned Old Schoolhouse on the Clayton’s property. His curiosity and greed land him in the undesirable position of being blood slave to a vampire. Now trapped by the compulsion to obey his master, Stanford longs for a way out…

Alison Simmons – A woman who knows the secrets of the creatures of the night, Alison has history with Mark. Though her tone at times is brash, she has a kind heart and wisdom beyond her years. In time of desperate need, she hopes to bring that wisdom to bear to help her friends…

Toby Clayton – The youngest Clayton, Toby cares little for the wealth and austerity of his family. He languishes in idle disgust, mooching off his father and trying very hard to do absolutely nothing of any worth. His deepest wish is to see the proud Clayton family humbled…

Holly Baumgartner – Holly is the aging matriarch of the Clayton family, a cancer survivor who has also survived what many call the Clayton Family Curse – a seemingly-random outbreak of deaths and mental collapses that seems to occur every 50 years or so. Considering what she has seen, nothing that happens now seems to faze her in the slightest…