All of the characters in the first Escape are present in this sequel. Among the others are Melena, his stepmother who resents him.
Valcom someone they met as they hid in the city, He hides in the ity with other children but he has one of the affinities.
Generia is one of the hiding children, She also has an affinity,
Doma Jandria, Alizand's grandmother. She has all four affinities and becomes the teacher of the others.