Five characters of mine. From left to right: Stoner, Dwayne, Taylor, Joel, and Justine. All of the teen angst. They are all in a band together.
Stoner is currently homeless and is well, a stoner. He was kidnapped from his father and was physically abused by his kidnappers. He still manages to go to trade school. He went to juvenile detention center due to theft. He met Joel there. Plays drums.
Dwayne is an alcoholic who was abandoned by his drug addicted mother. Dwayne also is a heroin user. He has a learning difficulty due to his mother doing drugs while pregnant with him. He is also dyslexic. Plays bass.
Taylor's father was killed when he was four. He was also sexually abused by his step-father. He currently is addicted to crack, cocaine, and pills. He prostitutes himself to support his habit. He has terrible eyesight so he wears contacts at all times. Lead vocalist.
Joel's parents were killed when he was eight. He has been passed around from family member to family member because none of them want him. He is suicidal, and he self-harms. He is currently addicted to meth. He has been to juvenile detention center for stealing a car and crashing it while high on meth. He was sexually abused in JDC by correctional officers. He doesn't trust too many people, and he doesn't really like adults. Joel is currently in an orphanage. He is dyslexic as well as having a slight learning difficulty. He is dating Justine. Plays lead guitar.
Justine's mother passed away when he was 12. His father is a military general. Unlike is friends, he is not into drugs, smoking, or drinking. His friends do not get into trouble when he is with them. He does well in school, and he wants to be an ophthalmologist after being inspired to want to help Taylor treat his eyesight someday. The others are very protective of him. He has known Taylor the longest, since they were in elementary school. Justine is a vegetarian. He is dating Joel. Plays rhythm guitar.
They are all 16 years old.