Andy "It's not that I want to die-it's just that I can't stand the pain of livin' anymore" (pg.165)strength- caringweakness- guiltDriver in the crash that killed his friend Robbie. Killing himself Why did Robbie die and I live?
Robbie "Andy! Andy! Help me-Help me-oh god, please don't let me die like this! Andy!" (pg.14)strength- basketballweakness- long legs The stand out athlete that was killed in car accident DyingN/A
BJ "What about Robbies mama? What is she sayin" Is it my fault that Robbie is dead?" (pg.15) Strength- Doesn't drink Weakness- Short The short friend who was in the car crash" Tried to save Robbie.Is it my fault Robbie is dead?
Tyrone "Thats what I remember-and that's what I'll never be able to forget" (pg.14) strength- Rhondaweakness- also RhondaA teammate on the basketball team that dated Rhonda. Giving the police his statement. Do I love Rhonda?
Gerald "It takes courage for me to get out of bed every morning, to put up with my stepfathers beatings" (pg. 173)strength- courage weakness- bad home life Friend of Robbie that wasn't in the car crash. Not getting in the car. What is courage?
Monty "I'll never forget that it is okay to put dragons in the jungle and tears on a tiger" (pg.180)strength- maturity weakness- ageAndy's little brother. Finding the blood dripping through the celling How will I grow up without my brother?