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Maya Vidal

Maya Vidal is a nineteen-year-old American girl, half Chilean and half Danish – though physically she takes only after Danish mother who abandoned her: tall, blonde, pale, and athletic. Maya has a loving childhood being raised by her grandparents, an open-minded mixed race couple, though she suffers unspecified nighttime fears (possibly simply of being alone) that give her chronic insomnia. These fears likely stem from her deep-rooted issues with abandonment after her mother’s early departure and her father’s absenteeism as a pilot. Maya falls apart completely after her grandfather’s death when she is 15, left alone to manage her grief when her grandmother shuts down.

Maya is a typical teenager, wanting both to fit in and stand out from the crowd, but her addictive personality means that her typical teenage experimentation with drugs leads her down a rabbit whole into full fledged street life as an...

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