Shadow of the Giant Setting & Symbolism

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Battle School

A military training center based on a space station. Its original purpose was to train and evaluate gifted children, create brilliant strategists and find prospective officers to serve in the IF and fight the war against the buggers

Mandate of Heaven

A traditional Chinese belief from ancient times. It bestows the right to rule and is always bestowed in blood and war.

Highest Headquarters

Government headquarters housing Chinese officials.

Hegemon

Leader of the Hegemony—an office as overseer of the Free People of the Earth movement until it is established.

Anton's Key

A genetic modification that afflicts Julian Delphiki (Bean) and four of his children. Born prematurely, they show symptoms of high intelligence and are very small for their age as children. They always hunger to learn more; as adults, they suffer from giantism because their bodies and brains never stop growing. This condition eventually...

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