|Plot Summary of Patriarch's Hope|
|" Seafort is Secretary-General of the United Nations, attempting to balance the world's political interests, especially the environmentalists and those who support strengthening Earth's military."
Mark, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Patriarch's Hope|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- cynical or dry-wit
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Political power play
- factions fight within govt for control
- politician/elected ruler
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- soggy whimpering jelly muffin
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- missing body parts/abilities
- an organization
- navy soldier
- mentally ill
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- throughout most of the book.
- Planet surface, need spacesuit
- Space, need spacesuit
- Earth's Moon
- medium future 22-24th century
- futuristic human warship
- a space station
- someone is depressurized
Takes place on Earth?
Takes place in spaceship?
Not Earth, in Solar System?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a significant amount of technical jargon
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- significantly more dialog than descript
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