How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe: A Novel Character Descriptions

Charles Yu
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Charles Yu

This is the narrator and protagonist of the novel, and he is an unmarried, lonely young man of about 31 who has low self-esteem.

Charles's father

This character was an engineer who labored at home on the invention of the first time machine, finally creating a prototype and demonstrating it to the director of a prestigious scientific institute. After the machine failed, he eventually created another one, traveled to an alternate universe and did not return.

TAMMY

This is the time capsule's on-board computer, and the narrator's main companion throughout the novel.

Charles's mother

The narrator only visits this character once during the story and finds that she has prepaid for 10 years to live in a time loop that repeats the same, hypothetical 60 minutes of her life.

Phil

This character is a middle-manager software program and the narrator's supervisor at headquarters.

Ed

This is the narrator's dog...

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