This book is a work of fiction. All characters are fictional.
A geological era characterized by the development of fish and sea plants, the first amphibians, land plants, and reptiles, and later by temperature extremes which destroyed many of these. Many fossils were produced at this time along with coal and oil.
In geology the most distant period in the Paleozoic Era. Marked by the appearance of the first simple marine animal and plant life.
A more recent period in the Paleozoic Era. Marked by the dominance of the fish and the appearance of the first amphibians.
This hour I tell things in confidence;
I might not tell everybody, but I will tell you.
If you would understand me, go to the heights or water shore;
The nearest gnat is an explanation, and a drop or motion of waves a key.