- Leon Suare: A tough New York Police Officer taking his sister Lara and her husband on the cruise of their life.
- Lara Doe: Leon's non-combatant sister. A tasty morsel for any zombie who cares to look.
- Dexter Doe: Lara's husband and Leon's brother-in-law. A medical doctor. Works the graveyard shift in the E.R
- Cindy Sharp: A rich daddy's girl with expensive clothes, a knack for IT and a damned little yappy dog named Trixie.
- Jason Green: One of the ship's engineers. Being a good looking lad with an education, he is often invited to host one of the passenger tables during formal dinners.
- Hamid Hamza: Jason's bunk-mate. Works in the ship's laundry room. Does double duty as a waiter.
- Joey Dante: Mafioso. A tough little mafia mamma's boy taking his dear old ma on a cruise.
- Leona Dante: Abrasive but doting old mafia mom.
- Little Bobby: Joey's bodyguard. "And I hope that...your first child... is a masculine child." Not the brightest tool in the engine room, but damn handy in a fight.
The S.S Ramirez
Three Swimming Pools, five elevators, great night life and a shit-load of zombies.