Underground Airlines Setting

Ben H. Winters
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The Hard Four

The Hard Four states are the four states in which slavery is still legal: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and “Carolina” (the unified states of North and South Carolina). In these heavily guarded states, slavery and racial discrimination are openly practiced, though the true horrors of slavery are kept hidden from public view.

Indianapolis, Indiana

The entire first part of the novel takes place in Indianapolis, Indiana. This setting is uniquely symbolic because Indianapolis is where Abraham Lincoln spent much of his childhood and first formed his disdain for the practice of slavery and racial segregation.

GGSI Plantation

The GGSI plantation is the plantation from which Kevin escaped from his undercover assignment and gathered information and evidence that he believed could bring an end to the practice of legalized slavery in the United States. This is also the location where Victor discovers Kevin's hidden evidence.

Unnamed Plantation

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