Recovering in the non-physical sense
Things to know
William: Luke and Lorelai's son. In the first chapter, he is 12, but after that, he is 18. He starts out carefree and happy, but due to tragedy he becomes unhappy and doesn't socialize much. He enjoys coffee, writing, baseball, and flannel. He looks like Luke.
Lorelai: Luke's wife and William's mother. She has a carefree attitude and loves life. She falls apart after tragedy strikes and has to rely on William, Rory, and Luka (Lucas II.) She loves coffee and adores her children and husband.
Luka (Lucas II.): Lorelai and Luke's third oldest. William is older than him, and Rory is older than William. In the first chapter, he is 8, but after that, he is 14. He has a strange personality. He has mood swings and is sometimes violent. Yet, at other times, he's as sweet as sugar. He doesn't seem to enjoy anything other than coffee and music. He loves being in his room alone. He looks like Lorelai with a little of Luke thrown in.
Rory: Lorelai's daughter from a one night stand before she met Luke. In the first chapter, she is 15, but after that is 21. She is smart, witty, and beautiful. She loves writing, books, coffee, and learning. She tries to put on a brave face for her mom after something terrible happens, but she usually fails and needs the comfort of her little brothers.
Luke: Lorelai's husband and father to three children (Rory, William, Luka). He ends up getting hurt in chapter 1 but is okay later in the story. He's the same grumpy, flannel wearing, diner owner we know and love. Although, he has mellowed out since he got married he still has his moments and rants. He enjoys flannel, healthy foods, and quality time with his family.
Emily: Lorelai's mother. She too has mellowed out. She and her husband, Richard, recently moved to Stars Hollow to be closer to Lorelai and the kids.
Richard: Lorelai's father. He's just as mellow as always. Look at Emily's description for the rest of his.
Cameron: Rory's boyfriend. He's very smart and athletic. He's only a year older than Rory. He too wants to be a reporter. He comes to the Danes house very frequently.
Melissa: William's girlfriend. She is much like Lorelai and is very supportive. She lives two minutes from the Danes house. She and William have been together since they were 11.
Marcus: William and Luka's best friend. He's a good friend of the Danes. He always helps out around the house.
Luka is a boy who likes to be left alone. Although he is sad, he enjoys being alone. Before his dad's accident, he always tagged along with his older brother. Now, he rarely leaves the house except for school. William is basically the family's pillar. He doesn't ever show emotion except for very stressful times. He won't talk about his frustrations when his mom, the town, or in front of anyone except Marcus. He tries to set a good example, although he constantly hides his feelings so he becomes more and more distant. Rory, has quit Yale (in her second year) due to Luke's accident which finally took it's full effect when she was in Yale. Lorelai is devastated and finds comfort in the closest thing to Luke, William. The town is not like it was before the accident. They are unhappy.