He’s in his second year of university. He’s a good-looking kid, a bit lanky and sullen but he takes after his Dad in many ways. His demeanor in the lederhosen is similar to a dog in a neck-cone – a combination of embarrassment, shame, and despair.
She’s in her first year of university, and she’s experiencing the classic transformation from ditzy cheerleader to well-informed and sophisticated liberal vegetarian. Basically, she took one course in environmental studies and now she’s the authority on everything from animal rights to fracking. She’s going through this rebellious stage, exemplified by her nose ring, but we sense that it won’t last forever. She’s only a “vegetarian” when she can make a point or piss off her parents.