Molly is a recent college grad working at Bill the Billionaire’s venture capital firm. She’s a brilliant hardware engineer, but continually sells herself short, downplaying her skills. She suffers from imposter syndrome, and is ready to find herself at Burning Man.
Joe is a young tech entrepreneur. He goes to Burning Man for his first time to pitch his autonomous car startup to Bill the Billionaire. He wants to become a multimillionaire by age 30. He’s brilliant with software, but lacks street-smarts and self-awareness.
Bill the Billionaire is a boastful venture capitalist. Bill represents the worst of Silicon Valley douchebags. He hasn’t evolved in the #MeToo era. However, he’s at the top of his field and throws great parties at Burning Man. He’s half Peter Thiel/half Donald Trump.
Hazel the Hippie is an older, mystical woman. She’s a veteran burner, Susan Sarandon-type character who spews New Age mantras and tells fortunes. She plays an important role as narrator and guiding Molly on her journey of self-discovery.
Chad is a young polyamorist and Molly’s ex-boyfriend. He’s a sex addict with a void he tries to fill with multiple partners at the same time. He’s also a drug dealer and aspiring EDM DJ.