Donald William Shimoda - This character is a gypsy pilot whom the narrator first meets in a field north of Ferris, Illinois.
Richard - This character is a former writer and flight instructor, who has for some years been flying about as a gypsy pilot in the Midwest, enduring a lonely life because of the freedom it offers him.
The Female Radio Caller - This character is the first listener to phone the talk show and she is annoyed that the guest flies happily around the country, not holding down a job to earn his livelihood by the sweat of his brow, as scripture says.
God - Variously referred to as "The Infinite Radiant Is," "The Is," "The Mind," this character wants his creatures to do as they wish and to follow their own happiness.
Jesus Christ - The founder of Christianity, this character is portrayed in...
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