|Plot Summary of The Black Beast|
Tirell is a Prince whose father is forcing to marry against his will. The first part of the story is told from the point of view of his younger brother Frain as the two of them run away from their father. They journey over "the wall" to Acheron where they encounter the beautiful and mystical Shamarra and the Black beast. Tirell vows revenge on his father for killing his love and the second part of the book is told from the viewpoint of his ally Fraban of Vaire as they build up a force and ellude Tirell's father's troops. The final part of the book is told from Tirell's point of view and includes the battle with his fathers troops and the aftermath in which his brother Frain's healing powers are fully revealed as is his true father.
This synopsis report prepared by Neil Morey
|Chapter Analysis of The Black Beast|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
Political power play
- overthrowing govt/kingdom
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
- Domed/Underground City
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How much dialogue?
- little dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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