The British Flag
Where it all begins, general setting of the frame story
Flag of Africa
Where it all happens, general setting of the story Marlow tells.
The River Thames, location of the ship where Marlow recalls his tale.
The Congo River, Marlow navigates this.
The City of London, Heart of England
The Congo Forest, Heart of Darkness
The Company People
Supposedly civil and good workers, Marlow discovers they have different agendas.
First uncivil and wild, Marlow's opinion of them change as he discovers their true worth in his journey.
Marlow's first encounter of the Natives and Company men agendas.
All that Kurtz has come to stand for will be either upheld or shattered in Marlow's mind once Marlow makes it to the esteemed Inner Station.