- Grif, a bank robber whose biggest fear was being unable to find employment after 10 years in prison and left with the only option to return to illegal activities.
- Gillian, a former paralegal who went to prison for a highly publicized, white-collar crime. Upon release, she was sure she could get a job in criminal law, having experienced both sides of the legal system. She was thwarted at every attempt.
- David, a black man who grew up in poverty and had a criminal record by the time he was in 8th grade. He is now a mental health counselor and community activist, rubbing shoulders with some of the most influential people in Seattle.