Study Questions For Hunted

What is the Balrog and does it intend to do good? 

How does Edward York's character evolve over the course of the novel and how accepting is he of his fate (which has to do with the Balrog's future visit to him)?

What does Samantha York say about society's intelligence and how could this serve as a warning or a lesson to humanity?

What are the values that the Explorers uphold? Do you get the sense that the rest of the characters in the book respect their values?  

How does Festina serve as a bridge between the Explorers and the Admirality? Is the comfortable in this role?  

How is justice defined in this novel by Alexander and Samantha York and does this definition differ from the Athenians' definition of justice in the Melian Dialogue?