Skeleton Coast Setting & Symbolism

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Kalahari Desert

African desert crossed by H.A. Ryder and his four companions after the theft of the Herero king's diamonds.

Swakopmund

Town in Namibia that Sloane and Tony stay in while looking for the HMS Rove.

Kraal

African enclosure belonging to a group or tribe.

Assegais

Spears made by the native tribes in Africa

Rondoval

Hut used by Herero natives to store hay.

Skeleton Coast

Coast off African continent.

Corporation

Started by the Chairman, Juan, it is the company that owns the modified tramp freighter.

Devil's Oasis

Namibian prison now defunct that Dan Singer has his mercenaries take Merrick to.

Pinguin

Charter vessel hired by Sloan to check out Heinrick's lead.

HMS Rove

Vessel begin sought by Sloane and Tony that was sunk in a freak storm that changed the coastline of Africa. Storm was so intense that the ship, sank in water but was then buried...

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