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Point of View

The point of view is the limited first-person. The story is written from Zach’s perspective. Everything the reader comes to know is through Zach. In the beginning, much of the back story is told by Zach. As the story progresses, the reader gains knowledge at the same time Zach does. For example, the secret history of the world is explained to Zach by a video narrated by Carl Sagan shown to the recruits in the auditorium-like briefing room.

The narrator, Zach Lightman, is immature but reflective and compassionate. For this reason, he is able to consider situations from different perspectives. This allows the reader a chance to see things from different points of views. Nevertheless, the point of view is quite limited.

In order to alleviate this, Xavier’s diary and letters give us his perspective. In addition, dialog is another way that outside...

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