Ponter Boddit

Imagined AI depiction of Ponter Boddit from "Hominids" by Robert J. Sawyer, encapsulating the essence of this iconic archetype of Physicist in the narrative.
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Ponter Boddit is a Neanderthal physicist who accidentally crosses into a parallel universe – our modern world. He is depicted as intelligent, curious, and adaptable, trying to navigate the complexities of the unfamiliar human society while also bringing insights from his own Neanderthal culture. Ponter’s interactions and experiences in the modern world offer a thought-provoking exploration of the clash and blending of different cultures and societies.


[“I find it… different here. But fascinating.”,”In your world, the idea of someone looking so different is… confusing.”,”It’s strange. Everything is so strange.”]


Neanderthal features, stout build, with tanned skin and dark hair.




Strong problem-solving skills, in-depth understanding of physics






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