Greasy, gross and repugnant, Herman delights in the disgust he inspires in others. The richer he becomes, the viler he becomes and the more staff he recruits on which to take out his revolting behavior. Accustomed to having people do as he says, he's sworn to get his own back on Zlatar, an ex-employee who not only had the nerve to resign but has become richer than him.
As the crème-de-la-crème of the jet-set, the Uppers rule the night. They’ve got it all, and money, champagne and titles are certainly not in short supply. They generally dislike everyone but they particularly despise “the poor who just aren’t the teeniest bit funky”. The Uppers hope that the government will finally take steps to banish ugly people once and for all.