Anthem: Character Profiles
Equality 7-2521 (The Unconquered, Prometheus): Equality 7-2521, a Street Sweeper, is Rand's central protagonist and narrator of Anthem. From the onset be describes himself as having a curse-a curse of being different from his brothers, being an individual. Yet through the course of events, he ultimately comes to the conclusion that this curse is a blessing, since it leads him out of captivity to the collective and into freedom.
Liberty 5-3000 (The Golden One): Liberty 5-3000, who lives in the Home of Peasants, is Equality 7-2521's companion, lover, and soul mate. She escapes with him into the Uncharted Forest, leaving behind her childhood home, trusting, like her lover, in herself and her own individual potential.