This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Benjamin Marchand - This character was sent to the hijackers by his father. As a result, he was tortured for information. He is never able to fully recover from the torturing and commits suicide at the end of the novel.
Brigadier General Marcus L. Marchand - This character is never able to get close to his son because of his important position with the US military. He decides to send his son in to negotiate with the terrorists.
Miro Shantas - This character is a young teen who is a part...
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