Donald William Shimoda
This character is a gypsy pilot whom the narrator first meets in a field north of Ferris, Illinois.
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.
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.
The founder of Christianity, this character is portrayed in Illusions as the prototypical Messiah, a...
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