Links to things that have inspired or informed parts of the story. 



The official U.S. Marine Corps site

Warrior Culture of the U.S. Marines by Marion F. Sturkey

CAP 2-7-2

U.S.M.C. Rules of Engagement (humor)


Solar System Live

Geostationary Orbit

Observation and Description of Evaporite Rocks

National Gypsum Company

The Mineral Gypsum

Sinkholes in Evaporite Rocks

The National Mining Association


Philadelphia Prison System

VICAP-- The Violent Criminal Apprehension Program


Miscellaneous Links
Some pretty useful stuff.

Online Dictionaries and Translators

Welcome to Submission (a site about Islam)

Online Metric Converter

Temporal Lobe Seizures

International Names

Lexical Freenet -- Connected Thesaurus