Extras Setting & Symbolism

Scott Westerfeld
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Hoverboards

The people of Aya's time use hoverboards, boards that hover above the ground using magnets, to get around.

Hovercams

Many of the people in Aya's city use hovercams, cameras that hover like hoverboards, in order to record footage for the stories they kick on the live feeds.

Hovercars

The strangely shaped people, or Extras, use hovercars to travel to Aya's city in order to kidnap her so that they can stop her from talking about them before they are ready to reveal their intentions.

Wallscreens

Wallscreens are huge monitors on which the people in Aya's city can watch the feeds.

Cylinders

Aya and Miki see some strange shaped people place several metal cylinders inside a hidden set of rooms beyond a hidden doorway in a train tunnel.

Ruins

There are thousands of ruined cities throughout the world filled with rusting metal that are remnants of the civilization...

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