Save the Cheerleader, Destroy the World
|Save the Cheerleader, Destroy the World|
|Date released:||November 20, 2015|
|Number of pages:||115|
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Save the Cheerleader, Destroy the World is an eBook that details what happened to Claire Bennet after she revealed the existence of evolved humans to the world, and the development of the Evo Registration Act. The book is told from several different viewpoints and with different types of media (letters, emails, news reports) to fill in some of the gaps between Heroes and Heroes Reborn. For a summary of the book, see here.
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Claire Bennet jumps off a Ferris wheel, heals instantly in front of the press, and reveals to the world the existence of evolved humans. The government reacts by enacting the Evo Registration Act, and tensions in society rise as humans and evos take sides.
For a chapter-by-chapter summary of the book, see here.
The following characters are featured in Save the Cheerleader, Destroy the World and elsewhere in the Heroes universe.
- Caspar Abraham, who accompanies Noah Bennet to the Frenches' home.
- Annie, Claire's college roommate who was killed.
- Claire Bennet, a regenerating cheerleader who exposed the existence of evos to the world.
- Lyle Bennet, Claire's younger (adoptive) brother.
- Noah Bennet, Claire's estranged adoptive father.
- Sandra Bennet, Noah's ex-wife.
- Gretchen Berg, a former love interest of Claire's, overwhelmed with media attention.
- Bob Bishop, Elle's father.
- Elle Bishop, who was treated as an asset of the Company.
- A CGNN reporter, who covers Claire's revelation of evolved humans.
- Emma Coolidge, a woman whose life was saved by Sylar.
- Emile Danko, whose job it was to round up evos.
- Doug Douglas, the new husband of Sandra, Noah's ex-wife.
- Mr. Dougherty, a mercenary working for the Lamarck Project team.
- Edgar, a super-fast carny who is determined to keep Samuel behind bars.
- Alexander French, an unwitting evo who can see great distances.
- Lauren Gilmore, a CIA operative who helps cover up the disaster at the Sullivan Bros. Carnival.
- Meredith Gordon, Claire's biological mother.
- Erica Kravid, the head of Renautas and purchaser of the Company.
- Lydia, one of Samuel's victims.
- Robert Malden, who appointed Nathan Petrelli to be the junior senator from New York.
- Ando Masahashi, the best friend and sidekick of Hiro Nakamura.
- Adam Monroe, who brought the Company's founders together.
- Mr. Muggles, Sandra's dog.
- Hiro Nakamura, a Japanese evo with the ability to travel through time and space.
- Kaito Nakamura, who handed the infant Claire to Company man Noah Bennet.
- Matt Parkman, a telepathic cop.
- Angela Petrelli, the grandmother of Claire and head of the Company.
- Arthur Petrelli, who funded Mohinder's evo experiments.
- Nathan Petrelli, Claire's biological father.
- Peter Petrelli, the uncle of Claire and leader of the Petrelli Movement.
- The President, who gives a speech about evos to the United States of America.
- Claude Rains, Antoine Mercier's mentor.
- René, an agent with the ability to erase memories.
- West Rosen, a former love interst of Claire's.
- Micah Sanders, a technopathic evo who greets Claire aboard the Highland Dream.
- Richard Schwenkman, the leader of the Lamarck Project who performs experiments with Claire's blood.
- Scooter, the pet Labrador of Alexander and Eleanor French.
- Ted Sprague, who once threatened Claire's safety.
- Tracy Strauss, an acquaintance of Claire's who is now underground.
- Joseph Sullivan, Samuel's brother and victim.
- Samuel Sullivan, the owner of a carnival, detained for his heinous crimes.
- Mohinder Suresh, an evo geneticist who greets Claire aboard the Highland Dream.
- Sylar, a reformed serial killer and member of the Petrelli Movement.
- Eric Thompson, Noah's Company recruiter.
- Jackie Wilcox, Claire's cheerleader classmate who was killed.
- A WXIW reporter, who covers Claire's revelation of evolved humans.
- Zach, who made Claire's tape.
Characters Exclusive to Save the Cheerleader, Destroy the World
The following characters are featured exclusively in the novel Save the Cheerleader, Destroy the World.
- Jamart Ærts, an evo who had enhanced breath.
- Nick Arbucci, a Secret Service agent assigned to protect Claire Bennet.
- Abhaya Bhatnagar, a truther who emails Claire.
- A British girl with the power of heat generation.
- A British inspector who joins a raid on the Highland Dream.
- Signor Castiglione, the head of a security firm who leads a raid on the Petrelli Movement's headquarters.
- Dion Cornwell, a guard on the Charles Darwin whom Claire befriends in order to escape.
- Karen Eriksen, an evo who had super strength.
- Harold Esposito, an evo who can insert himself into other people's bodies.
- Eleanor French, the wife of Alexander French.
- Hammer, a lover of Claire and the biological father of Tommy and Malina.
- Christine Harbough, a talk show host who interviews Claire.
- Ana Hopwood, a Secret Service agent assigned to protect Claire.
- Dr. Deng Hsu, a geneticist who is experimenting on Claire's blood.
- Jacob Kurtzberg, the lawyer representing the Sullivan Bros. Carnival.
- Laura Mayfield, a crew member on a cruise ship.
- Antoine Mercier, an evo who can manipulate light.
- Morgan Perdue, an evo who has telekinesis.
- Laurie Prichard, the principal of Union Wells High School.
- Gregory Quaye, alderman of Ward 4 of the Department of Homeland Security.
- Naomi Rodriguez, a Secret Service agent assigned to protect Claire.
- Bekenya Uduwana, a Secret Service agent assigned to protect Claire.
- The Vice President, the vice president of the United States of America.
- The title of this novel is a play on the message that Future Hiro gives to Peter: "Save the cheerleader, save the world". The phrase itself became a cultural touchstone that extended beyond the show itself.
- While aboard the Highland Dream, Claire has a conference call with evos on the HeroTruther network on April 18, 2012. Author Keith Decandido's birthday is April 18.
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