Suriska - Cast



(/ˈfreɪə/ /ˈfɑr ðə/)


•Age: 24

•Height: 5’ 8”

•Star sign: Libra

A self-described opportunist, Freya moved to the small town of Suriska to take a job teaching primary school. Although generally cheerful, Freya has selfish tendencies and is often blinded by her own spite. She is also quite fond of fuzzy hats.


(/'koʊr ɪn/ /ˈfɑr ðə/)


•Age: 21

•Height: 6' 4”

•Star sign: Cancer

The only child of a dysfunctional marriage, Corin moved out of the house at 19 to live with his cousin, Freya. He suffers from crippling anxiety, which was only worsened by the death of his parents in a house fire. He generally regrets every decision he makes.


(/ˈjoʊ hɑn/ /ˈpiː dər sən/)


•Age: 49

•Height: 5’ 8”

•Star sign: Taurus

Johann was raised at the Suriska train station with his brother, and is one of three station managers. He is a bachelor who lives by his own terms, and likes the night shift because it means less work. He is very well-respected in the community for some reason.


(/'æl/ /ˈfɑr ðə/)


•Age: 56

•Height: 5' 9”

•Star sign: Virgo

Al is Freya's dad. He is adept at handling both chaotic extroverts like Freya and social recluses like Corin, and is nothing if not a very reasonable man.


(/ˈkɪər stə/ /ˈtoʊl ər/)


•Age: 29

•Height: 5’ 4”

•Star sign: Sagittarius

Kirste is the aunt of one of Freya's students, and lives out of town. She visits her sister in Suriska for holidays every few years, and, unlike Freya, she is not ashamed to admit that she doesn't like it there. She is very sociable, and legitimately enjoys starting conversations with strangers.


(/'ɑr dən/ /ˈɑl bərg/)


•Age: Almost 26

•Height: 5' 6”

•Star sign: Capricorn

Arden, Freya's sister, is 25 going on 40. After getting married and having a child very early in her life, Arden takes it upon herself to be a third guardian to her younger sisters. She has clashed with Freya her whole life due to both their close age, and Freya's self-centeredness.


(/ˈɛl ɪ noʊr/ /ˈfɑr ðə//)


•Age: 40s (deceased)

•Height: 5’ 11”

•Star sign: Capricorn

Elinor was Corin's mother who died in a house fire along with her husband over a year ago. She married young before she could get very deep into her career as an author. Although she was very close with her son, she regretted that decision for the rest of her life.

© 2016 Claire Burn.