Character Analysis Of Chris Shane In John Scalzi's Lock In
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“Lock In” by John Scalzi recounts the life of a new FBI agent named Chris Shane that lives in Haden’s Syndrome time period (instantaneously being a Haden). His first week of work is very busy, as he has to attend to murder scenes, protect Haden’s community, and attend his father’s reunion that is applying for senator along with other unexpected rendezvous. Yet, he manages to maintain a good reputation and status amongst his associates. Nonetheless, there are three main reasons as to why I like/love this character: Chris Shane. Firstly, he acquires an exceptional and ethical work ethics than enables him to conduct his daily duties day after day. Secondly, he acquires such professional determination and hard work which he maintains across the novel and that enables him to build several relationships and foremost be respected in his domain of work. Thirdly, he remains loyal to the Haden community by standing up against non-Hadens that would provoke or harm Hadens. Therefore, on account of the virtues listed above: ethicality, determination (hard work), and loyalty to the race, Agent Shane is my favorite and the character I love.
Chris’ ethicality in his work ethics enables him to conduct his daily duties day after day. For…show more content… For instance, “‘what I want to do is check on your friend here,’ I said, and pointed to the Haden in the middle of the group. ‘Are you okay?’ I asked her” (Scalzi 144). Additionally, he reported the harassment of 4 guys to a young Haden lady to the Metro Police. With that said, he evidently keeps in mind the Haden community, while performing his daily tasks across the US. More or less, Chris’ loyalty to the Haden community remains present throughout the novel and therefore he is the character that I love most amongst other characters in the