Meet The Characters

Book 1: Project Gemini

Max Powers

Max Powers is a typical 12-year-old super genius. He loves everything about science, is extremely gifted in physics and loves to study game theory. Like most nerdy kids, he’s socially awkward and shy. When he’s invited to attend the Summer Genius Program at Scientopia amusement park, strange things start to happen. Max and his friends soon discover that he has a mysterious connection to the park. Only Max can reveal Scientopia’s hidden secrets.


Hannah Phan

Hannah Phan is Max’s best friend and a scientific genius. Her brain power and unusually curly hair make Hannah stand out in a crowd. Unlike Max, she is comfortable with being different and tries to help Max become more confident. Hannah loves astrophysics and astronomy and has excellent spatial relation skills.


Ryan Fairchild

Ryan Fairchild is Max’s rival. He’s everything that Max wishes he could be. Confident, handsome and brilliant, 12-year-old Ryan has everything going for him, and lets everyone know it!


Kaylee Johnson

Kaylee Johnson is an up-and-coming pop singer. She’s only 13 but her show is one of the top attractions at Scientopia. Kaylee is impressed by Max and the rest of the kids in the Summer Genius program because of their intelligence.

Alistair T. Pfefferbottom

Alistair T. Pfefferbottom is Scientopia’s world-famous ani-droid and park ambassador. His trademark top hat, round belly and infectious charm have made him the number one attraction at the park. Alistair is the most advanced, lifelike robot ever created.


Verner Hoff

Verner Hoff, part Albert Einstein, part Walt Disney and part Willy Wonka, was the founder of Scientopia. He built the amusement park as a showcase for his creations and as a way to promote his love of science. Before his death, he hid his greatest idea in Scientopia


Steve Hunter

Steve Hunter was Verner Hoff’s business partner and now the owner and director of Scientopia. Steve’s technology skills and marketing genius made Scientopia a world-famous phenomena. He wants Scientopia to be as popular as it was before Hoff died. Steve has mixed feelings about Max discovering secrets he has been seeking for years.


Sergey Mamontov

Sergey Mamontov was part of the original team that designed and built Scientopia. Although he is a genius, Sergey was difficult to work with and was forced to leave the park. When Max’s connection to Scientopia is revealed, Sergey realizes that this may be his opportunity to reclaim his greatest invention.


Book 2: Ubiquity Paradox

Max Powers

Max Powers is now a 13-year-old super genius and everyone wants to know more about him.


Hannah Phan

Hannah Phan is Max’s best friend and a scientific genius. Her brain power and unusually curly hair make Hannah stand out in a crowd. Unlike Max, she is comfortable with being different and tries to help Max become more confident. Hannah loves astrophysics and astronomy and has excellent spatial relation skills.


Ryan Fairchild

Ryan Fairchild is Max’s rival. He’s everything that Max wishes he could be. Confident, handsome and brilliant, 12-year-old Ryan has everything going for him, and lets everyone know it!


Kaylee Johnson

Kaylee’s career is faltering and her fame-obsessed mother is pushing her to find a way to get more popular. The surest way to be famous, is to be seen with someone who’s getting famous. Someone like Max Powers.


Trey Fairchild

Ryan “Trey” Fairchild III, father of Max’s rival, is every bit as annoying as his son. His software company has developed the Ubiquity App, which combines Katherine Powers’ AI software with a layer of information gathering that helps Laira provide the ultimate in comfort and safety.

Alistair T. Pfefferbottom

Alistair T. Pfefferbottom is Scientopia’s world-famous ani-droid and park ambassador. His trademark top hat, round belly and infectious charm have made him the number one attraction at the park. Alistair is the most advanced, lifelike robot ever created.


Steve Hunter

Steve Hunter was Verner Hoff’s business partner and now the owner and director of Scientopia. Steve’s technology skills and marketing genius made Scientopia a world-famous phenomena. He wants Scientopia to be as popular as it was before Hoff died. Steve has mixed feelings about Max discovering secrets he has been seeking for years.


Dr. Dieter Lehrer

Dr. Lehrer is the stoic scientist supreme. Dedicated to mental and physical perfection, Dr. Lehrer has decided to train Max both mentally and physically. Max learns more about this mysterious scientist when he discovers his “questionable” friend.


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Brad Jacobson, otherwise known at the DJ and hacker “KID TASK,” is the head of the Anti-Federation Front, who is against just about everyone. As an ex-employee of Scientopia, he has uncovered dark secrets, and aims to use Max to ruin the park. Dangerously smart, has Max met his match?