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     Roomie 
The main character herself. A free-wheeling, mysterious hippie.

    Lillian Tallis 
The sleep prone object of Roomie's affection.
  • Asexuality: Seems to be Lillian's chosen lifestyle. Even when she and Roomie become official, she seems to prefer cuddling to sex. Though as of now, she seems to be willing to try, even though she is extremely insecure about that kind of intimacy.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Very aloof, with a surprisingly long fuse. But when someone sets her off, she goes off.
  • Chastity Couple: How Lillian views her relationship with Roomie.
  • Covert Pervert: As the comic goes on, she's revealed to have a surprisingly dirty mind. But isn't overt about it like Roomie.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: Started out completely aloof and locked away. Has opened up much more as the comic goes on.
  • Disappeared Dad: Her father died when she was very young.
  • Friends Are Chosen, Family Aren't: The normally rather chilled Lillian gets downright neurotic, even paranoid, when her mother unexpectedly visits.
  • Heavy Sleeper: She's gotten better as the strip goes on, though.
  • I Am Not Pretty: Lillian feels this way about herself despite what all the other characters say.
  • Rapunzel Hair: Lillian has very long, wavy hair. Her mother quite plausibly seems to regard it as her best feature.
  • Really Fond of Sleeping: Lillian sees sleeping (or dreaming to be precise) as the sole purpose of existence, at least until she meets Roomie and even then Roomie is only able to get through to her after expressing interest in her dreams.
  • Sleepyhead: Can fall asleep mid-conversation.
  • Their First Time: Implied to have had lost her virginity to Matt.
  • When She Smiles: As Richard put it, "You're pretty as fuck!"
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    Richard 
The male, peppy half of the twins.
  • Bi the Way: Richard prefers men, but he's played around with women, too.
  • Crossdresser: Implied. As his mom gives him a box full of dresses for Ramona, he promises to test them himself to see if his mother was paying any attention to him. (She wasn't) Immediately afterwards he calls Ramona to comfort her, and notes that society is more accepting of women acting masculine than the other way around. Once he gets home, he hides the box's contents from Roomie, claiming it's full of dildos.
  • Half-Identical Twins: With Ramona. If they happen to wear identical clothing, it is very hard to tell the two apart.
  • Stupid Sexy Flanders: Has this effect on Matt. Probably other guys, too, but they don't seem to mind.
  • Twink: Self-described as one.

    Ramona 
The female, slightly dour half of the twins.

    Allan Tallis 
Lillian's polyamorous brother.

    Evelyne 
Allan's fiancee/wife/other member of his polyamarous relationship. Has a rather...prickly personality.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Can be a downright bitch at times. But she does love Allan. And tolerates Steve cause it makes him happy.
  • Tsundere: With a heavy emphasis on the 'Tsun' part.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Steve, as his inclusion in the relationship seems to agitate her slightly.

    Steve 
The final competent of Allan and Eve's trio. A cool, free-spirited party dude.
  • Cool Shades: Pretty much permanently affixed to his face.
  • Third Wheel: Knows he's basically this, and does his best to not overstep Evelyne's role in the relationship.
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    Garden Boy 
Woc's off-kilter gardener. Richard takes a quick shine to him.

    Woc 
AKA, the Wise Old Crone. A wheelchair bound giver of wisdom.
  • The Mentor: Serves as the wizened elder figure to several characters, most notably Roomie and Ramona.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Everyone calls her Woc. Her real name as revealed in a flashback is Manisa.

    Gulden 
Bar-friend and occasional bedmate of Roomie's.

    Jo 
The mildly friendly neighborhood bartender.

    Matt 
A soft-spoken Butt-Monkey, who doesn't quite fit into Roomie's unique world.
  • Bastard Boyfriend: In his younger days, he coerced a reluctant Lillian into sleeping with him. The situation colored her present views on relationships.
  • Butt-Monkey: If Matt is around for more than 2 pages, some mild misfortune tends to befall him.
  • Open Mouth, Insert Foot: An almost chronic case of it.
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    Aggie 
An early bedmate of Roomie's, who wants more than just sex.
  • Romantic Runner-Up: Aggie very clearly wants a relationship with Roomie. But gradually slips into a distant second when Lillian gets her attention.

    The Twin's parents 
The Twins parents. Their relationship is rather strained.
  • Abusive Parent: Richard points out that their mom seems to only be interested in them when they act like she wants. Only after Ramona begins to want to be feminine does she care about her well-being.
  • Daddy Issues:
  • Innocently Insensitive: It is very likely that the mom doesn't realize her effect on the twins. Instead of letting the two be themselves, she seems to consider them more as a way to get grandchildren, and wishes that they acted more traditionally.
  • Parents as People: During a walk with Richard, the dad tells that his father got kids so he would have the life he always dreamt of. However, none of the kids ended up like he wanted. Because of this, he knows that he shouldn't try to do the same with his own kids.
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