|Plot Summary of Exiles Volume I: The Ruins of Ambrai|
Three sisters are divided in the war between the Mages and the Lords of Malerris - two warring, magical factions on their world. The younger two sisters are led on the part of the Mages, the elder following her father in the other. Then in the final battle the sisters are face-to-face in magical combat, and the father makes a decision that will kill one daughter and bring about the love of another.
This synopsis report prepared by Rachael
|Chapter Analysis of Exiles Volume I: The Ruins of Ambrai|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Coming of age
- a powerful magician
Mental/magical powers focus
- magical powers (general)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
If magical mental powers:
- can cast many different spells
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
- humans in a contemporary society
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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