Fortune Smiles: Stories Characters

Adam Johnson
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Narrator of "Nirvana"

The narrator of “Nirvana” is an IT programmer who has taken time off from work to care for his temporarily paralyzed wife, Charlotte. During this time, he has programmed an iProjector to create an interactive hologram of the recently-assassinated President. The narrator, never named, worries that his wife may commit suicide. To prevent this, he programs the projector to broadcast a hologram of Kurt Cobain since his wife loves Nirvana. He is thrilled to see that his wife encourages the projection of Cobain not to commit suicide because it will hurt too many people.

Charlotte

Charlotte is the wife of the narrator in “Nirvana.” Temporarily paralyzed following a horrible flu, Charlotte has become depressed and despondent. She passes much of her time by listening to Nirvana, her favorite band. She is grateful for the care that her husband gives to her but worries that she is...

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