Short Answer Key
1. Where is Dirk at the opening of the book?
On a beach called Kaena Point, HI.
2. What is Dirk doing at the opening of the book?
3. What color are Dirk's eyes?
4. What does Dirk find in the water when he swims out beyond the breakers at the beginning of Chapter 1?
A canister encased in yellow plastic marked US Navy.
5. What is dangerous about Dirk's swim out to the object in the water?
Riptides and sharks.
6. What does Dirk first do with the manuscript he finds?
He reads it in its entirety.
7. How does Dirk decide who to give the manuscript to?
The manuscript is addressed to Admiral Leigh Hunter.
8. What is Dirk wearing when he goes to see Admiral Hunter for the first time?
His bathing suit.
9. What is Dirk's official professional title?
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