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.
Dirk Pitt - This character was a major in the United States Air Force, but now works for the National Underwater and Marine Agency, NUMA.
Congresswoman Loren Smith - This character is a member of Congress who is dating a NUMA employee and the White House press secretary.
Hiram Lusana - This character is a poor American who was forced to turn to criminal activity to support siblings and continues a life of crime as an adult.
Congressman Frederick Daggat - This character is a member of Congress who believes that...
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