Noah Travers is the main antagonist of the book Players. He at first seems like a cool guy wanting to fit in as a new kid in school. When he meets Corey the main character he develops an obsession towards him. Corey then gets asked by Noah if he could have a certain position on the school's basketball team. When Corey refuses, Noah sets off a chain of events that make the other players despise him. Corey thinks he has potential until days later, Noah snaps. He kidnaps Corey's girlfriend and attempts to shoot her. Then Corey gets thru to Noah. Noah lets her go and realizes his fate is that he is going to prison for attempted murder.