THE HARDY BOYS - Famed amateur detectives, the team consists of Frank and Joe Hardy. Joe is easily excitable and more spontaneous while Frank prefers to calculate a method of solving the mystery and relies mostly on logic. Together they need to discover what others before them have failed to find.
SAMANTHA QUICK - A mysterious ally. She's secretive and shadowy and shows up when she's least expected. A modern day Robin Hood to some and a dangerous criminal to others. When she's around, expect adventure.
BARON VON EKARTSBURG - Although German, the Baron has long claimed to be blood-related to the Romanovs, and wants to stake his claim to the fortune by finding it. He believes he will find the treasure by performing 'magic.' But is he using these tricks to distract others from the truth?
CAROL STEPHENSON-HUGHES - An authority on the Romanov Family, Carol was invited to try to focus on the historical aspects of the mystery. To her, the answers lie in analyzing the historical facts. Is this historian telling the truth, or does she have something darker in her past?
ALEXEY KONSTANTINOV - A brilliant and intense Art Scholar, Alexey is onboard to provide the 'final word' on the paintings, decipher them once and for all, and of course develop his rapidly growing fan base! Does he just want fame or is he really trying to help find lost history?
ISABELLE DUPONT - Isabelle feels that her destiny is linked to the Romanov Family. Of course, no-one believes her... Working as a waitress on the Royal Express she must prove that she was meant for a different life. Is she really a descendant, or will she do anything to make others believe her story?