Subterranean Setting & Symbolism

James Rollins
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Antarctica

Antarctica is the continent where the expedition crew is sent to explore the underground caverns.

Mimi'swee

Mimi'swee are the race of humanoid lifeforms that live far beneath the Earth's crust. These people have connections to the aboriginal tribes in Australia.

Heri'huti

Heri'huti is the mental power that Mo'amba uses to communicate with Ben through a dream like state. Ben also has this power and uses it to communicate with various mimi'swee. Mo'amba was the last of the heri'huti in his village and was worried that there would not be another born until he was asked to name one of the women's children. Ben stays in the mimi'swee village to serve as their heri'huti, since it is needed to keep the hunters safe from the crak'an.

Crak'an

The crak'an are the monsters that attack the mimi'swee. They are lizard-like in appearance, with an above average intelligence. They attack...

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