George is the patriarch of the Hadley family. He is more authoritative than his wife, Lydia, and attempts to take control of his children’s addiction to the nursery. While he initially admires the… (read full character analysis)
Lydia is George’s wife. She is the first to perceive the negative effects of the Happylife Home, and wishes she once again had a “purpose”, which she feels the fully-automated house has stolen… (read full character analysis)
Peter is the Hadleys’ son, and Wendy’s brother. He is 10 years old, and described as smart for his age. It is implied that, between him and Wendy, he is the schemer.
David is a psychologist and a friend to the Hadleys. He understands the dangers of the nursery and helps George and Lydia diagnose the problem.