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Pines Symbols & Objects

Blake Crouch
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Ethan Blake's Personal Effects

Ethan Blake’s personal effects –including a gun, a badge, a wallet with ID, and his briefcase –are all missing at the beginning of the novel. He spends a good portion of the novel attempting to track them down in order to prove who he is, and to pay for the things he needs while in town, such as a place to stay, and things to eat. Ethan is never able to find these things, because they apparently no longer exist fifteen hundred years later.

Tracking Chips

Tracking devices in the forms of microchips are surgically implanted into the left legs of each person in town. The devices are used in order to keep a track of people, and where they are located. The devices can be removed –such as by Beverly, who removes her microchip, and later removes Ethan’s chip. The...

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