There are enough clues placed in Atlas Reborn to give readers a rough picture of how the story will proceed.
- This book plays on the notion of binary opposition.
- Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities, Thomas Hardy's The Return of the Native and William Shakespeare's Macbeth have been cited as major literary influences.
- The author describes the sequel as a cross between the movies Crash (2004), Equilibrium(2002) and Escape from New York (1981).
- This book will contain a tribute to director Orson Welles.