Partials Setting & Symbolism

Dan Wells
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Partials

A genetically-engineered race of intelligent beings who revolted against human oppression, almost wiping out the human race in the process.

The Hope Act

A law that requires women age eighteen and older to become pregnant as early and as often as possible.

East Meadow

The name given to the community where Kira and a few thousand other humans live. East Meadow is in New York.

Plague Babies

The name given the last generation of children born to humans before the plague made it impossible for human infants to survive more than a few days.

The Voice

A group of dissidents who want to overthrow the government, which they say is corrupt.

RM

The virus that wiped out most of the humans and that continues to kill every baby born until Kira finds a cure.

Manhattan

The territory controlled by the Partials where Kira and the others encounter...

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