Tendai Tandare, a Swara homid with a pyrio aspected towards night. He is Zimbabwean by birth and is a private detective. He's 23 years old. He speaks English, Shona, Ndebele and Afrikaans.
Shumba Hughes, a Simba feline with pyrio of daylight. He was born in a national park in Zimbabwe, but spent most of his pre-change life on a nearby cattle farm as a semi-pet. He speaks English. He's 5 years old, which means he looks about 19 in human form.
John Nyambe, a Simba feline with pyrio of daylight. Together with his two kinfolk brothers he holds a pride in a Botswanan national park. He speaks English. He's 5 years old, which means he looks about 19 in human form.
Taljit Kaur de la Rosa, a homid Bagheera with pyrio of daylight. She was born in Mozambique in the ethnic Indian community. She is 16. She speaks Portugese, Swahili and Konkani. Her grandfather, Charanjit Singh Hernandez, often travels with her.
Joseph Nzele, a homid Bagheera with pyrio of daylight. He is South African by birth, had an Oxford education, and is heir to a Zulu tribal dynasty, but has been done out of his inheritance by a scheming uncle. He speaks English and Zulu, and is 23.
Amal Costandi, a homid Bubasti with pyrio of twilight. She is an Egyptian national and is in southern Africa studying folklore for her PhD. He father is a diplomat at the Egyptian embassy to Botswana. She is 22 and speaks English and Arabic.