- Flora Samsa mentions her great-great-great-great-great-great-great-uncle Gregor Samsa.
- James Henry Atkinson invented the snapping mousetrap in 1897.
- Mrs Samsa serves a roast chicken for dinner.
- In the far future, mice have evolved into sentient humanoid life-forms, the new dominant species of Earth.
- Omega theorised that living matter could be imbued with the time winds to create a being that would live forever.
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