The voice of a generation… If only she would speak up.

The hero of our story. She’s a college dropout and author who aspires to be a professional novelist. She is often her own worst enemy, struggling with depression and social anxiety, and the prospect of turning 30 without realizing her true potential. Marta maintains an avid interest in movies, musicals, books and art. Oh, and her main vice in life, coffee.

Age: 29 | Height: 6’0″ |Birthdate: March 14th | Sign: Pisces


The free-spirit with the iron will!

Marta’s younger half-sister, Nita, is all about doing anything she can for her family. Though at times she can be emotional and overreact, she makes up for it with her tenacity and unyielding positivity! Nita prides herself with being Marta’s greatest accomplice and will defend her title with force if need be!

Age: 24 | Height: 5’7″ | Birthdate: June 28th | Sign: Cancer


Marta and Nita’s kindhearted mother.

Kind but stubborn at times, Sophie is the strong central pillar of the Rosen household, supporting both of her daughters and their dreams. She enjoys reading, musicals and preparing diverse cuisine. A man from her past may turn her idyllic family life upside down…

Age: 52 | Height: 5’10” |Birthdate: May 15th | Sign: Taurus



The beautiful rock star, a legend in the making.

Silvia is a rebel; A reflection of the music she performs when not working at the library cafe. She has also become the focus of Marta’s life now, it seems.

Age: 27 | Height: 5’6″ | Birthdate: October 2nd | Sign: Libra


The mysterious man from the café.

Adam is stuck somewhere between the past and the present. A traumatic event has caused him to withdraw into his dilapidated cafe on Main Street, shut down emotionally and become a shell of his former self. The only clues Marta has to unlocking this enigmatic persona are a family portrait, a gold pin and a rusty old axe…

Age: 31 | Height: 6’5″ | Birthdate: December 18th | Sign: Sagittarius


The loudmouthed gearhead with a heart of gold!

John is rough around the edges, but he means well. When he’s not driving around Pinetown in his custom 1977 Mustang, he can usually be seen cursing up a storm outside the Lacey cafe. Adam was John’s best friend growing up, but now things have changed between the two… And they’re getting worse!

Age: 30 | Height: 6’1″ | Birthdate: April 10th | Sign: Aries

The lovely and eccentric library director

Lena is always talking. Being director of the Pinetown public library keeps her busy, often leaving her with less time to be with her teenage daughter. A recent friendship with Marta has given Lena faith that she now has both someone to entrust some responsibilities to, and a role model for her daughter.

Age: 40 | Height: 5’6″ |Birthdate: February 2nd | Sign: Aquarius