For an alphabetical list of characters featured in Afterworld, see Category:Characters.

Main charactersEdit

The main characterers of the Afterworld are the Shoemakers:

New York CityEdit

A list of characters in New York City:


A list of characters at Philadelphia:

  • Eli - Lost everything he had in 1999 for reasons he does not disclose. He became homeless in NYC shortly thereafter.
  • Jack Hastings - Russell raids Hastings's mansion for vital supplies and information.
  • Ed Hanley - Astronomer from Virginia and a fugitive from a religious cult that was created after The Fall.
  • Horseman #1 - Not much is known about the first horseman during Philadelphia episodes, except that he is one of Ed's hunters.

New EdenEdit

A list of characters from New Eden, Pennsylvania:

  • John Daggert - Former insurance salesman. The self-appointed leader and prophet of New Eden.
  • Abby - A home schooled teenager before "The Fall." She is now one of JD's loyal disciples.
  • Luther Gates - A former mailman originally from Maryland. Reluctant occupant of New Eden because he was captured by the Horsemen.
  • Horsemen - New Eden's assassins/kidnappers.


A list of characters at Aurora, Ohio:

Peebles/Southern OhioEdit

A list of character(s) from Southern Ohio near Peebles, Ohio:

  • Feral Boy - A mysterious boy who appears before Russell several times during his journey.


A list of characters from Louisville, Kentucky:


A list of characters from Nashville, Tennessee:


A list of characters from Memphis, Tennessee:


A list of characters from the Ozarks:

See alsoEdit