Anna was Mason's girlfriend, actually Mark Milton, and she wondered how she could handle the cold while she meditated in the snow.
Anna was asleep when Mark woke up to find people spying on him. After solving the problem with the spies Mark thought back to the day he met Anna.
Col. Bradshaw was a senior military officer who offered the choice to Joseph Ledger between imprisonment for his two murders or whether to work for the government in "jobs which cannot be addressed through normal channels".
In Sweden, a US agent Steffen spotted a man calling himself Mason living with a woman named Anna in a isolated forest. However the agent knew his real identity and reported back to base that he has, in fact, found Hyperion.
Ted and another man were spying on Hyperion in his refuge in Sweden, but when Hyperion found them Ted arrogantly turned to him saying that he was now screwed because he had already been discovered, and in response he was incinerated by Hyperion.