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NovaThe protagonist of the series. They are the captain of a luxury cruise ship that journeys across space in the midst of a civil war.
- Hello, [Insert Name Here]: The default name is Nova.
- Heroic Sacrifice: In the final chapter, they have the option of taking the astral charges with them to blow up The Void and end the war, sacrificing themselves in the process.
- Middle Child Syndrome: Suffers a serious case of this having to mediate between their siblings and their squabbling.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The blue oni to their sister Pax and brother Eos's red onis.
EosThe co-deuteragonist of the series, and a Vanguard Marshall.
- Big Brother Instinct: He is overprotective (at least, Nova thinks so).
- Bodyguard Crush: He's protecting Lyra, and he can pursue her romantically.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red oni to his brother/sister's blue oni.
- The Charmer: Good looking and charismatic and he knows it.
PaxThe co-deuteragonist of the series who supports the Jura.
- All of the Other Reindeer: Didnt fit in on Cyber and ran away for a while because of it.
- Annoying Younger Sibling: Butts heads with Eos over the war and her mischief causes major irritation to Nova.
- Black and Nerdy: She's as black as she is handy with a wrench.
- Playful Hacker: Tends to use her Hackette skills for mischief.
- Red Oni, Blue Oni: The red oni to her brother/sister's blue oni.
- The Runaway: Ran away from Cyber for awhile because of the feeling of not fitting in and found herself on Antiope and living amongst the Jura.
- Wrench Wench: Loves working with machines.
The Atlas Crew
- Gem Tissue: Has gems in his face and hands.
- Massively Numbered Siblings: Has fourteen siblings.
- Omniglot: Knows fifteen languages and understands over a hundred dialects.
- Hates Small Talk: Dislikes being forced into learning trivial information about the other crew members.
- Naughty Tentacles: Her aura limbs act as these in her love scenes.
- Proud Warrior Race Guy: Downplayed, her race is this but doesnt show it that often.
- Tsundere: Downplayed Type A
- The Empath: His race the Romly have empathic abilities.
- Shock and Awe: Produces lightning all over his body.
- Artificial Human: Well, artificial Human Alien. Sygogs are created in factories and workshops and dont really have families.
- Birds of a Feather: With Pax with both being Playful Hacker(s) who are 21 years old and have constantly felt like outsiders.
- Heroes Want Redheads: If Pax romances him.
- Keet: Very much so.
- A Day in the Limelight: Chapter 7 focuses on Kepler and her home planet Lektra when the Atlas lands there for emergency repairs.
- Happily Adopted: By her mother Janis
- Heroes Want Redheads: If Nova romances her
- Power Tattoos: Kepler's golden tats have many abilities, like Super Strength, pleasure exciters, and special tastes.
- Childhood Friend Romance: Has been best friends with Nova since they were kids and has known Eos just as long.
- All of the Other Reindeer: Implied, she seems to have been ostracized from people of her tribe due to her unfortunate markings.
- Parental Abandonment: Her parents abandoned her when she was a baby due to her constellations.
- Storyboard Body: Her species constellation marks predict their destinies, and hers reflect someone who will cause trouble for everyone around her.
HezeA Vanguard pilot who poisons the Juras water sources, and later flees from them. After being severely injured, she is picked up by the Atlas.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: Depending on how you see it. Either she was nobly protecting her fellow Vanguards by launching an attack against the Jura, or she was viciously killing Jura members (as well as anyone unfortunate enough to use the same water source as the Jura).
- Storyboard Body: Like Zaniah, as they're from the same species.
- You Gotta Have Blue Hair: Played straight, as she has blue hair.
- Badass Gay: He's a love interest for Eos, and they both received medals of honor for their work in the Vanguard while undercover.
- Actual Pacifist: Her race refuses to practice violence.
- Elective Monarchy: was elected Empress by her people.
- King Incognito: Twice over, shes hiding both the fact that shes the empress of the Deevine and the senator who helped organize the peace talks.
- Plant Aliens: Being a Deevine, shes part plant.
Adara and Leona
- Drama Queen: Both of them qualify as this. A majority of their scenes revolve around them overreacting over minor issues.
- Tempting Fate: In Chapter 13, Leona says she can't wait to get out of Matara as soon as possible because she thinks it's a glorified slum. In the next chapter, she and Adara eventually went out because they were fleeing for their lives after the Void attacked the planet.
- Those Two Girls: They're always seen together being a couple.
- Rich Bitch: Downplayed, but she has a tendency to be dismissive and materialistic.
- Bratty Teenage Daughter: Constantly clashes with her mother.