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 the advancement of any black is good for all blacks.
Felicia Collins - This character helps set up a member of Congress to be photographed with a lover by giving the member of Congress keys to an apartment where the tryst takes place.
Colonel Abe Steiger - This character is a military officer who performs a...
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