- Thomas Sanatos is a "scientist" and a "cultural anthropologist of 29 years and [an] avid puzzle breaker," according to what Jonas said about him while conversing, and to the excerpt from Chapter 1, page 2 of Jonas Volman's, "The Castaway Theory" respectively.
- Worked together with Jonas Volman for years.
- He was the first person that Volman called upon to help him with his research.
- He has posted a number of comments in Amazon.com's page for Jonas' book
- Regularly has Sunday evening pasta with his wife, thinking of Jonas Volman
- Rearranging the first letters of his first and last names results in Somas Thanatos. Soma is the greek word for 'body' and thanatos is the greek word for 'death'.