Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Part One: Pages 13 - 50 Abstract
* Mount Dragon is the newest GeneDyne Remote Desert Testing Facility
* Scientists at GeneDyne discover a gene in a chimpanzee species called 'bonobos' they call X-FLU
* X-FLU makes bonobos immune to all sixty varieties of the flu
* If this gene is introduced into humans, it would transfer this flu immunity to them...
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