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    Ottway 

John Ottway

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"Once more into the fray. Into the last good fight I'll ever know. Live and die on this day. Live and die on this day."
Played By: Liam Neeson

    Diaz 

John Diaz

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"I got a book. It's called "We're all fucked". It's a bestseller."
Played By: Frank Grillo

  • Hot-Blooded: His first appearance shows him getting into a fight. He's also aggressive toward the other survivors.
  • I Will Only Slow You Down: He tells Ottway and Hendrick that he can't continue any further after suffering a knee injury. He makes peace with them and himself before they move on.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: After the crash, he mocks the other survivors for their attempts to survive and steals from the dead. Later it's revealed that he's a lonely, scared man trying to compensate.
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    Talget 

Jerome Talget

Played By: Dermot Mulroney

    Hendrick 

Pete Hendrick

Played By: Dallas Roberts

  • The Heart: Of all the survivors, he's the most conscientious and believes in respecting the dead.
  • Nice Guy: Hendrick is an essentially kind man.

    Burke 

Jackson Burke

Played By: Nonso Anozie

  • Black Dude Dies First: Averted. Burke is badly injured in the crash but outlives other survivors like Lewenden, Hernandez and Flannery. Eventually, his injuries catch up with him and he dies during a blizzard.

    Flannery 

Todd Flannery

Played By: Joe Anderson

  • The Ditz: Flannery isn't all that bright, thinking that Ottway's wolf bite will mean he'll get some kind of rabies that equates to becoming a werewolf.
  • Motor Mouth: Flannery cannot stop talking. He jabbers incessantly to anyone who's listening, and anyone who isn't. This trait deeply irritates Ottway and the other survivors.

    Lewenden 

Luke Lewenden

Played By: James Badge Dale

  • Alliterative Name: Luke Lewenden
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: Mortally wounded after the crash, Lewenden dies in Ottway's arms.
  • Face Death with Dignity: With Ottway's help, Lewenden is able to accept his death and pass away.
  • Red Shirt: His entire screentime consists of him dying.
  • Peaceful in Death: Ottway calmly tells Lewenden that he's going to die; his injuries are too severe and there's no way to treat them. He helps Lewenden to focus on his happy memories and just drift away into death, which he does.
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    Hernandez 

Hernandez

Played By: Ben Bray

  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Being ripped apart by wolves isn't the most pleasant way to go.
  • Mauve Shirt: He gets zero characterization beyond having a kid and being frustrated by a videogame before being killed to establish that yes, the wolves are an active danger who won't keep to themselves.
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