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.
The Captain - This person is a petty tyrant who insists on imposing strict regulations. This character suffers from class envy and aspires to be a commander.
Doc - This character is between thirty-five and forty years old and possesses a wry sense of humor. The character does not really believe in the idea of heroism, but says it is merely a reflex that occurs in a dangerous situation.
Dolan - This young, garrulous, brash character is well informed about Navy regulations. During liberty on Elysium, this character gets drunk and...
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