Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fadlan - Study Guide Appendix: The Mist Monsters, Sources, and A Factual Note on Eaters of the Dead Summary & Analysis

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The first appendix discusses the real identity of the mist monsters and the many theories surrounding what they are. The possibility these creatures are actually a primitive strand of humans is considered at length. This discussion leads to an evaluation of the evolution of man and the new discoveries made about Neanderthal man.

The second appendix is a list of sources consulted by Michael Crichton during his writing of the story. The list is meant to aide the reader in his own research.

The third appendix is the most interesting. In this factual note, Crichton reveals that the story is almost wholly false. Only a small sliver of factual information is used at the very beginning of the tale and after...

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