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The Abduction Setting & Symbolism

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Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland, is the home city of the Falconers when the story begins. It is a large city on the Eastern seaboard of the United States.

HORUS Global Group

HORUS Global Group is the front name for the terrorist front organization falsely linked to the Falconers before the story begins. They are an international terrorist outfit seeking to destroy American interests worldwide, but particularly inside the American borders.

FBI

The FBI or Federal Bureau of Investigations is a federally-funded criminal agency concerned with domestic terrorism, in part. It is the FBI's fault that the Falconers have been wrongly accused of being traitors when the book begins.

Chloroform

Chloroform is a gas that renders anyone who inhales it unconscious. It is used by Meg's kidnappers to subdue her so that they may more easily transport her from one locale to the next. While it is is usually harmless...

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