April May. The protagonist who finds a sculpture and calls her friend Andy to take a video about it. Turns out, the sculpture has appeared simultaneously in 64 cities throughout the world. She and Andy are the first to blog about it.
Andy. April May’s best friend
Maya. April’s lesbian lover
Miranda: A scientist at USC who discovers the first sequence
Robin: Hired by April May’s publicists. Very smart.
An alien intelligence has selected April May to be the first contact. The Carl’s as the are called, create a series of puzzles for humanity to solve.