Becky Thomas: Eric's 12-year-old niece.
Sgt. Billy Martin: D.C. Police Sargent.
Cheryl Baker: Eric's ex-wife.
Chris Roberts: NYPD SWAT team officer.
Daniel Becket: NASA Press Secretary.
Derek Wells: Implicated CIA Associate Director.
Eric Morgan: 43-year-old test pilot, vet and NASA pilot.
Fredrick Thomas: Leslie's husband and Becky's father (doesn't appear in the story).
Gunny: Leader of the CIA operatives sent after Eric.
Isaac Hong: NASA Director.
Jack Alverez: Twelve-year-old cold-case murder victim.
Jonah Dempsey: NBC talk show interviewer.
Rep. Jonathan Phillips: Chairman of the NASA Authorization Committee.
Rep. Lawrence Wilson: Member of the NASA Authorization Committee Investigative Committee.
Leslie Thomas-Morgan: Eric's younger sister and mother of Becky Thomas.
Rep. Nicholas Anderson: Member of the NASA Authorization Committee Investigative Committee.
Nina Myers: A survivor of an 'after-death experience'.
Matt Sanchez: CIA sniper.
Paul Chrisfield: Local newspaper reporter.
Robert Givens: Head of ISSDD project.
Dr. Sam Withers: Cape Canaveral's staff physician.
Samuel: Schizophrenic homeless man.
Dr. Sarah Cho: NASA psychotherapist.
Stanley Wright: Head of NASA's facilities at Cape Canaveral.
Stephen Cooper: CIA Senior Supervisor in charge of the trio sent after Eric.