Whispers and Lullabies
Beautiful, perfect Carlos
Carlos is a Latino scientist who arrives in Night Vale in Pilot. He is described as having a voice like caramel with oaky tones, dark and delicate skin, black hair with a “dignified, if premature, touch of gray at his temples”, and a strong, square jaw and teeth “like a military cemetery.” He wears a lab coat and appears in a later episode wearing a flannel shirt and jeans. He first lived in or near his laboratory, which is next to Big Rico’s Pizza, and he drives a hybrid coupe.
He has an unexplained source of funding to support his laboratory, equipment, and studies. It is never clarified what kind of scientist he is, although in an email to Cecil in Orange Grove, he says he is not a botanist or a dendrologist, adding “I am a scientist. I study science, not plants or nature.” Given that he calls Night Vale “the most scientifically interesting community in the U.S.,” he is probably a student of anomalous phenomena along with his more traditional specialties.