Jason Ortham was Rowan Mills's New York roommate.
Aka "Rory" to his family and Ash. Age 20 and too tall; ragingly bisexual; lives on cigarettes and energy drinks; tenuous grip on reality; insomniac. Has a deep fear of death turned into a morbid obsession. Huge nerd.
"Ash" to most. 19. Dual-citizen UK-US. Vocal student spending summers on the east coast to take extra credits. D&D; coffee with cream and lots of sugar; sacred arias and Switchblade Symphony; very excitable; 5-foot-nothing.