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  • Willard Griffith

    Professor Griffith is a rising young geologist, adept at linking and explaining other people's ideas. Griffith is not excited about this trip to Antarctica, but this long, unpleasant trip will advance his career considerably. He has researched …

  • Charlie Porter

    Charlie Porter is almost unique in this era, a graduate student of middle age who is able to pay cash while studying full time. Porter jumped at the chance to do research in the Antarctic. Although quiet and erudite, Porter was once a miner and pit …

  • Timothy Cartier

    Timothy Cartier and Morehouse Bryce entered the University of California the same year, and became fast friends in their freshmen year. Bryce has proved more adept at navigating the obstacles of academia, and has subsequently become an assistant professor …

  • Charles Myers

    Myers is a tall, strong man in athletic trim. Throughout the expedition, he is excited about the archaeological possibilities of Antarctica, and will gently but consistently press investigators for whatever tidbits they may know about the previous …

  • Avery Giles

    A born deal-maker, Giles immediately sets about discovering the interests and specialties of everyone in the expedition. It is he who discovers Albemarle's small cache of chocolate on board the _Gabrielle_, and is aware of Charlie Porter's working-class …

  • Pierce Albemarle

    Pierce Albemarle, scion of the Bridgeport Albemarles, is a slightly portly young man with a fashionable mustache and a monocle on his right eye for reading. He is a friendly sort, and although unused to heavy work, contributes readily to any group effort …

  • Douglas Orgelfinger

    Douglas Orgelfinger is the ideal graduate student: doggedly loyal, intelligent without being creative, and able to go long periods without rest or food. Orgelfinger is willing to push himself to the utmost if necessary for the expedition, but he has done …

  • Samuel Winslow

    More than anyone else on the expedition, Winslow is a certifiable genius. Although he is ostensibly studying glaciology, he knows a great deal about the majority of the disciplines represented on the expedition. Unfortunately, his mind works so quickly …

  • Morehouse Bryce

    Morehouse Bryce is a newly-minted associate professor of Paleontology at the University of California at Berkeley. As a life-long resident of San Francisco, Bryce is somewhat prepared for the numbing temperatures of Antarctica, but poor Bryce, much like …