Dr.Burrows is Will's adopted Father and the husband of Celia Burrows. He is the curator of a museum, filled with his finds and donations particularly a light orb . He is followed by people in hats and researches these "men in hats". He then digs a tunnel to the colony.
He is banished to the deeps.
He is saved by coprolites. He finds a ancient temple and falls down a hole and lands in the Pore.