Brady and Brooke seem to have the perfect marriage and family. He is a popular and respected journalist and she is the hometown sports star. Their son Brock seems to be following in his mother's footsteps and is an accomplished angler. Yes, life is good! But can this ideal family survive Molly, Brooke's crazy aunt, moving in? Brooke invited her to visit and now she seems like she's here to stay. Brady puts on a good face but Molly's antics are certainly wearing him down.
The Dungworth's are not known well around town. Eleanor has been making some attempt to enter the dating pool as of late, with mixed results. Those few who do know her describe her as excitable, inappropriate and overall odd. Her father Zachariah is truly an enigma. It is clear he is wealthy, but how he came by his money no one seems to know.
The Gilman family is the richest in town. They are also the oldest family in the area, with an unbroken line of descendants going back to when the town was known as Gilman Hill. The elderly Johnstone recently passed on the running of the family company to his son Vincent and now spends his days doting on his new granddaughter. Vincent and his wife find themselves overworked at times between the pressures of careers and a new child.
Andrew has done very well as a businessman over the years, while his wife Jo has quickly risen through the ranks of law enforcement. Andrew is the perfectionist's perfectionist. This has been great for his career, but not so much when it comes to his family. His wife has grown used to his ways over the years. However, the kids chafe from his need for everthing to be perfect. Andrew particularly worries for his teenage son Andy, who seems to want to do nothing but play Planet of SimCraft.