Michael STEPHAN Newton, 20, ADAM’s former protégé, is the “boy fatal” antagonist of Adam’s Fall who sets the narrative in motion when he divulges to Adam his desire to become an openly-gay monk living in spiritual and erotic community with like-minded brothers. He wants to open Adam up to a fuller life and grander possibilities than Adam can imagine.
A good fantasy casting for Stephan might be Hunter Parrish. He has a strange beauty which ranges from innocently angelic to rough and manipulative.
Stephan comes to live at home at the Newton Residence after he leaves Boston/Cambridge, and re-occupies his old bedroom way upstairs in a large, lonely brownstone Victorian mansion where he has lived from his early adolescence until the time he leaves for school. Noted 4/13/2009 12:51 PM.