The commerce capital of America. Aristocratic families flourish as the country realizes it’s economic and industrial potential.
Armen Silver: NYC Aristocrat. Successful underwriter and investor. Close friend of Sam Rothman.
Sydney Silver: Son of Armen. Handsome, if thin, with chiseled features and affecting eyes. Intelligent, sensitive and charming with an impish sense of humor. Inelegantly skinny body. Bony chest. Generous social intellectual. Irritable, seemingly tormented by an unknown demon.
Richard Goldmark: Sydney’s cousin and fellow socialite. Young, good-looking, witty, rich and lazy.
Amelia Sinclair: Elegant widow, mid-40s. Violette’s trusted companion in NYC. A woman of the world. Tactful and compassionate.
Sir Bruce Clarke: A 55 year old Scot from Edinburgh. Hard working, steel trap mind. Born poor, but with fierce ambition. Unpretentious. Direct and no-nonsense. A banker within London’s financial community. Knighthood.
Riley Baker: NYC investor and socialite with a genius for figures and a flair for speculation. Without scruples. Brilliant with a lack of morals. A criminal mind. Worth $40 million. Operates in secrecy.