Title Profile & Character Information

To Your Scattered Bodies Go

Annotation
All those who ever lived on Earth have found themselves resurrected--healthy, young, and naked as newborns--on the grassy banks of a mighty river, in a world unknown. Miraculously provided with food, but with no clues to the meaning of their strange new afterlife, billions of people from every period of Earth's history--and prehistory--must start again. Sir Francis Bacon would be the first to glimpse the incredible way-station, a link between worlds. This forbidden sight would spur the renowned 19th-century explorer to uncover the truth. Along with a remarkable group of compatriots, including Alice Liddell Hargreaves (the Victorian girl who was the inspiration for Alice in Wonderland), an English-speaking Neanderthal, a WWII Holocaust survivor, and a wise extraterrestrial, Burton sets sail on the magnificent river. His mission: to confront humankind's mysterious benefactors, and learn the true purpose--innocent or evil--of the Riverworld . . .

Characters
NameBurton, Richard Francis
GenderMale
OccupationExplorer
TraitEnglish

NameHargreaves, Alice Liddell
GenderFemale
TraitEnglish

GenreScience fiction
    --Alternate worlds, Parallel worlds
    --World order
    --Quest
Fiction
TopicsResurrection
Afterlife
Quest for knowledge
Exploration
SettingRiverworld
In-between world with a ten million mile long river


Series
  The Riverworld Saga
1To your scattered bodies go
2The Fabulous riverboat
3The Dark design
Riverworld and other stories (Short story collection)
4The Magic labyrinth
5Gods of Riverworld
Tales of Riverworld (Short story anthology)
Quest to Riverworld (Short story anthology)