The cast of the Deviantart webcomic Sunstone by Stjepan Sejic.
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The main protagonist of Sunstone and its primary narrator. She plays the "sub" in her and Ally's relationship, and initially met her face-to-face after months of interaction via the Internet to meet those desires. What follows is a blossoming romance between the two, which she is seen chronicling post Time Skip.
Character Tic: Her lip biting has become fairly iconic amongst the fans.
Lisa's best friend/lover and the secondary protagonist of Sunstone. She works as a software programmer during the day and displays geeky tendencies, which contrasts sharply with her "domme" persona in her and Lisa's relationship. Over time, she too starts realizing her attraction towards Lisa.
My Greatest Failure: Ally regards what happened with Marion as this. She blames herself for showing Marion "too much, too fast" during Harper's class on Shibari, and the following development of the obsession that ultimately led Marion to tie herself to Alan's bed. It especially hurt for her because she had to physically restrain Marion from trying to undo the ropes around her clotted wrists for the sake of her safety, even when Marion, in agonized desperation, started using her safeword in a panicked bid to get Ally to let her go. The traumatic experience led to an aversion to using ropes that Ally eventually overcomes.
Where Does She Get All Those Wonderful Toys?: Ally has a staggeringly impressive collection of toys, including an entire wardrobe of custom made outfits for both of her subs and herself, cuffs, chains, restraints and suspension rigs, a custom made mermaid outfit, the infamous "see-saw," a made-to-order bed just for sex and, last but certainly not least, an actual chariot. We are shown that Alan and Chris make a living out of making these things for people and that Ally is really quite well off, but Word of God states that Ally has spentforty grandon this collection. Lampshaded somewhat in a strip:
Lisa: Okay, I tried avoiding this question...but, yeah...How much did you spend on all this stuff?
Ally: Yeahhh...um, quite a bit...so...really...don't ask.
Collecting BDSM equipment and outfits turns out to be Ally's only recreational spending outlet, and she spent so much on this stuff that Alan had to intervene and refuse to sell her any more (at least until Lisa arrived and the two of them started putting these numerous outfits to use).
Ally's ex-boyfriend turned best friend. He designs BDSM gear and paraphernalia for clubs and clients, and is Ally's primary supplier. Oh yeah — he's also a quite skilled dominant, comparable to Ally herself.
Mistaken for Gay: Played for Drama. Back in college, a couple of Jerkass peers got it into their head that Alan was gay and they messed with him any chance they got. Things escalated when Alan's sketchbook full of BDSM artwork was stolen, and its drawings were photocopied and posted all over the campus, which got Alan in trouble with the school authorities. It took significant effort from Ally for him to trust anybody after that.
The owner of the BDSM club that the cast frequent to.
Harper's girlfriend and accountant.
An ex-girlfriend of Alan who had a bad experience with BDSM which continues to haunt Ally.
Body Horror: Played in disturbingly realistic fashion when we're shown the dangers of careless rope work. Marion uses the wrong sort of knots on her wrists combined with improper positioning of the ropes on the bed out of obsession with trying to prove Alan wrong about 24/7 submission (which Alan isn't into for a variety of reasons, chiefest among them being that it is highly stressful for the dom), and finds herself trapped and alone while the blood circulation to her hands is cut off. Her hands go lifeless and visibly dark grey in color. It gets worse when we're told this had caused blood clots and Marion could have lost her hands, if not her life.
Idiot Ball: Keen to convince Alan to try 24/7 dominance and submission, Marion did something everyone (including herself) agrees was stupid; unfortunately for Marion, she realized this only at the moment she slipped the knots about her wrists tight without a way to undo them.
Love Makes You Dumb: This hit Marion hard; being new to the type of relationship she was sharing with Alan caused her to discard her better judgement in favor of doing everything she could to take things further, leading to a very bad situation.