Readers find out about the characters through leakage. Little by little as the story unfolds. It's best to let the characters reveal themselves through their dialogue, response to challenges, and in their dealings with others.
Right at the beginning, on p. 3, Will comments on how bright the Christmas lights are:
I'd never before noticed how gaudy outside Christmas lights were. I had nothing against outdoor Christmas lights--but so many. And it hurt your eyes. It amazed me how much some people liked to attract attention to themselves.So will doesn't like to attract attention to himself. He prefers to keep a low profile, as they say. Stay tuned for more.
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