Pacific Vortex Themes

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The overriding theme of the novel is man's sense of adventure. This is what makes the novel a thriller. Pitt, Giordino and the rest of the cast of characters are not content to sit and watch. They are all doers. Most of the time they realize the sense of danger involved, but that, perhaps, is the allure of the adventure. It is Pitt's sense of adventure that leads him to delve into things that he shouldn't delve into, like entering the Starbuck when they located it.

Pitt is the only one who can fly the helicopter aboard the Martha Ann, yet he is the one who makes one last check for survivors before taking off. Granted, he finds and rescues the injured Boland. Couldn't one of the crew have made the final check? If any thing happened to Pitt, they all would have died, as Pitt...

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