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Previous Life: Autua
Next Life: Duophysite
Lester Rey
Referenced Chapter 3
Relationships Judith Rey, widow
Luisa Rey, daughter
Lester Rey
Referenced Half-Lives: The First Luisa Rey Mystery
Actor David Gyasi
Relationships Luisa Rey, daughter

Lester Rey is deceased.

The Novel[]

Lester Rey was a former police officer in Buenas Yerbas, California. He save the life of Joe Napier, who was also a police officer, in a gunfight at the end of World War II. After being wounded in the gunfight, he studied journalism and became a respected reporter who worked through the Vietnam War. He died of cancer before the action in Half-Lives: The First Luisa Rey Mystery occurs.

The Film[]

Lester Rey served in the U.S. Army with Joe Napier, whose life he saved. He appears only in a photograph in Luisa Rey's apartment.