The Hunt Setting & Symbolism

Andrew Fukuda
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Heper Institute

The Heper Institute is an educational institute in the novel. At the Heper Institute, the vampires have a group of hepers in captivity. The vampires study the Hepers to learn about their culture and the way the Hepers do things. They use this information to help instruct and provide guidance to the vampires that are part of the Heper Hunt.

The Dome

The Dome is a special structure at the Heper Institute where the Hepers live in captivity. The Dome is set on autopilot so the walls of the Dome go down during the daytime and go back up again during the night. The Dome is what protects the Hepers from attack by the vampires.

The Umbilical

The Umbilical is a conveyor belt that connects the Heper Institute to the Dome. The vampires send food, supplies, and messages from the Heper Institute to the Hepers using...

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