The personal interests of some of the G.I. Joe members are spotlighted in this story:
-Stalker is shown photographing wildlife
-Breaker plays with the high-tech computers at MIT
-Scarlett competes in a martial arts tournament
-Snake-Eyes takes a time out in a Total Sensory Deprivation unit.
Stalker uses his trademark curse "Dag!" for the first time in this story.
This story features the first reference to Snake-Eyes' facial disfigurement.