The detective is the protagonist of the game. The default Male name is Ray Spade, while the default female name is Agatha Beckett.
- Ray Spade could be a reference to Sam Spade, the protagonist of Dashiell Hammett's novel, The Maltese Falcon, and Raymond Chandler, creator of Philip Marlowe, who was largely based on Sam Spade.
- Agatha Beckett could be a reference to Agatha Christie, a famous female mystery author, and Kate Beckett, one of the main protagonist of ABC's crime series Castle.
- When playing as the male character, Lucy Gordon will be his love interest.
- When playing as the Female character, Leonardo McLean will be her love interest.