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Evil scientist would like to rid the Earth of genetically inherited disease by eliminating the people who carry "defective" genes. To carry out his plan he needs talented scientists, and to control them he has established an isolated outpost on Bloodsworth Island in the Chesapeake Bay where promising candidates are subjected to a cult-like indocrination process.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical How difficult to spot villain?    -   Somewhat obvious Time/era of story:    -   near future Medical Thriller    -   Yes Disaster, natural or nuclear    -   Yes Kind of disaster:    -   plague Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   20's-30's


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   South Jungles?    -   Yes Water?    -   Yes Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Mean guy who wants to hunt/mutate    -   Atlantic Ocean Island City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C. Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids Misc setting    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very gorey references to deaths/dead bodies and torture Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   actual description of sex    -   descript. of breasts    -   descript. of male nudity Unusual forms of death    -   poisoning    -   frying (electrocuted)    -   eaten    -   biohazard/virus    -   perforation--bullets Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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