Background: from a middle class family, Veronica is a good girl, the kind that wants to make her own path, be independent from her family, and live a normal life (a rare character).
She share her house with Rose, has recurrent arguments with her on dish washing and bath cleaning. They often have Rose's boyfriend, Stephen - annoying buffoon - sleeping over.
Rose is single minded determination but lacks fantasy. Meeting with Stephen changed her life. She's aware he is mentally unstable, but her life without his fantasies is a dull memory. She anxiously keeps pressing him to get new stimulations. And Stephen is so easy to manipulate.
Stephen is nervous, sparkling but unable to focus. He's full of ideas but often unable to pursue them. Rose, his girlfriend, still surprises him for her dedication and the seriousness that she attributes at all his ideas. Things that he just dreamed take shape thanks to her force.
Nick is used to take what he wants, and that's something that always came easy. Never kept a job for more than six months, but still able to find some when he needs to; dealing in powder or pills when he needs real money, but on such an irregular base that he's never been caught; getting the woman he wants with flattery, smooth talk, and when all else fails with brute force. He usually manages even to scrape some money from them, then he dumps them - and still not a single one went to the cops.