The Atlantis Gene is the third book in The Atlantis Saga series, and tells the story of those descendants from the lost island of Atlantis who possess the Atlantis gene. The U.S. military and the U.S. government, along with some world-renowned scientists, are all after the Atlantis gene possessed by Jaxon, the main character in the novel, among other descendants. While the Atlantis colony might have been the last, a few Atlanteans are scattered across the globe. As they struggle to run away from government officials who are trying to exploit their superpowers, they are also faced with the challenge of protecting their heritage and home. The novel provides information about the peripheral characters and their role in the development of the seven-book series.