Edilio Escobar first appered in GONE in chapter NINE when he was trying to dig under the barrier in a yellow backhoe. Edilio soon became Sam Temples friend and then his advisor when sam became the leader of Perdido Beach for a short time. Edilio became a soldier and fought alongside Sam during the attack from Caine and the kids from Coates Academy. Edilio then became head of security and formed an army of kids aged 10-15. When the big split happened in Plague/Fear he went to lake Tramonto with Sam. At lake Tramonto Edilio Revealed he was gay by going i for a kiss with The Artful Roger in front of Sam.