Mutation Setting & Symbolism

Robin Cook
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Chimera Compound

Victor's biotechnology company, Chimera, is housed on a sprawling compound of old buildings. Roughly half of the buildings have been renovated and are in daily use, but the other half remain abandoned. The compound is under constant security and receives a large amount of high-tech shipping. A large river borders one side of the compound. The compound is the location of most of the novel's action.

The Chimera Daycare

Chimera operates an on-grounds daycare facility for their employees. The facility operates seven days a week. The Frank children, David and VJ, were cared for at the facility, and VJ periodically stops by the facility to help out.

The Clock Tower

The Chimera compound's tallest building is an eight-story clock tower. The tower is abandoned, but Victor intends to one day renovate it. The tower sits next to an old sluice gate and millpond, and houses a...

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