Professor Lucas is a Professor of Computer Science at The Future Technology Institute. He is funny and quick witted and always has something to say. He is quite a visionary when it comes to predicting the future and has a technical knowledge that is second to none. He does not like to get buttonholed into one group or another.
Robert is a self-made business man who worked his way out of poverty by establishing a bike courier service. He only works within the law and is proud of that fact. He has recently experienced massive growth in the movement of electronic storage media as people have become nervous of using the Internet and email for communications.
Sebastian is a decorated, retired member of the special forces. He used his pension to establish the Bookshop in an old theatre, which is also a venue for social happenings. He is a well respected and connected member of society, who is fascinated in the future that technology will bring to humanity.