Steve lives in one of the first crop of real homestead's in The Town, about ten minutes from the [[The Well | The Well]] on horseback. He lives in a pretty sturdy sod hut with his ten year old son, Birch.
One of the type occasionally referred to as …
Ragnar is the 16 year old son of Inge and Erik Nielsen. Inge was a candidate for mayor, Erik died during the events of [[The Heat and the Meat | The Heat and the Meat]]
Homesteader, currently running for mayor on the platform of representing the interests of the local famers (who make up most of the Town's permanent population).