A hard-living, hard-drinking, disaffected twenty-something with a penchant for cigarettes and casual sex. She is also blind.
Murphy's understanding roommate and best friend. A well-meaning, nurturing veterinarian who is somewhat overly protective of Murphy, much to Murphy’s occasional irritation.
Tyson's cousin and a local drug dealer who believes that Murphy is a sloppy, blind white girl who is imagining things. He grows fonder of her and eventually joins Murphy in her quest for justice.
Joy's husband, an earnest, well-intentioned man who never loses patience with his daughter, no matter how wildly and irresponsibly she behaves.
Murphy's joyless, cynical mother, who has given up hope that Murphy will ever make anything of her life.