Lillian is 23. As the eldest of the two sisters, she considers it her duty to care for both her father and sister. She is quiet and reserved and keeps her heart carefully guarded. She enjoys reading and embroidery.
Nessa is a sweet, affectionate girl of 20. Her only desire in life is to love and be loved. She has an open heart and is quick to trust others. She enjoys reading, going for rides, and playing her piano.
Doctor Dawson is the village surgeon, and a gentleman of 35. He is reserved, but gentle and kind-hearted. He had a mysterious tragedy in his past which he does not talk about. He has been caring for the girls’ father.
Mr. Thorne is a gentleman of 26. He suddenly appears out of the woods one day and no one seems to know where he came from. However, his charm soon erases all forms of doubt.