The Empire of a Thousand Planets (Valerian) Symbols & Objects

Pierre Christin
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The Enlighteneds

The Enlighteneds symbolize immortality, revenge, and oppression. They also symbolize Earth's hope for a future at a time when the planet was in crisis. They are a group of people in Syrte who wear helmets and are sought out for their healing abilities, but Valerian reveals that they are men from Earth who had set out on a mission in search of a habitable planet.

The Spatio-Temporal Agency

This is the agency that employs Laureline and Valerian, and it symbolizes order in the world's future. The agency is not described in any detail in this book. However, those who have read other installments of the series will have at least a working knowledge of the agency.

The Watch

The watch Valerian buys for Laureline is a symbol of their ethnicity as Earthlings, because the people of Syrte all have a natural sense of time and...

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