The Atlantis Gene (The Origin Mystery, Book 1) Glossary

The Atlantis Gene (The Origin Mystery, Book 1) Glossary


A scientists who studies or physician who diagnoses, treats, and counsels patients with genetic health problems.


A development disorder characterized by difficulties with social interaction and impaired communicative abilities.


A legendary utopian civilization said to have become lost when it sank into the ocean.


A vast and fast moving contagion within a community or population that becomes infected within a finite time period.

The Great Leap Forward

An ancient evolutionary leap in human intelligence roughly similar to a genetic Big Bang Theory.


Relating to concepts associated with the ritual of sacrificing one individual for the greater good of the majority.


The systematic annihilation of entire population or ethnic culture or other homogenized group.


The secret information and data specifically related to the security of a country or organization.


An assumption made prior to engaging in scientific experimentation to determine whether the assumption proves true or false.

Third Reich

The period in German history during which the Nazis ruled.


A chasm or great void; a metaphorical emptiness.


Empty and isolated; desolate and bleak.


Secretive and surreptitious.


A subgenre of the thriller which introduces a heavy reliance on description of technology and elements of science fiction into the standard focus on action of their thrilling narratives.


An ancient species of human beings thought to have become extinct around 35,000 years which are commonly utilized to symbolize extreme primitive behavior in contemporary humans, but who in fact may have been far more advanced than first thought.

Spanish Flu

Nickname of the flu pandemic which is estimated to have killed as many 100 million people worldwide between 1918 and 1920.

The Bell (Die Glocke)

Purported top secret Nazi technological super-weapon which was never actually discovered to exist, but which may have been intended to for purposes ranging from manipulating anti-gravity to facilitating time travel.

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