|Plot Summary of Heritage and Exile|
Lew Alton and Regis Hastur of Hastur meet up again, Lew meets his mothers family (Aldaran), and gets involved with Kadarin (a Terranan criminal). Kadarin, Lew, Morjorie Scott(aka Marja or Marguerida), Thyra (Marja's sister), Rafe Scott (aka: Rafael; Marja and Thyra's brother), and Beltran Aldaran get the Sharra Matrix, a dangerous 9th level or so Matrix. All but Lew have no tower training, but they attempt to control it anyway... leading later to Lew's love for Marjorie then her tragic death.
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|Chapter Analysis of Heritage and Exile|
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 - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
- love among disparate social classes
Political power play
- preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms
Mental/magical powers focus
- magical powers (general)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
If magical mental powers:
- mind reading
- mind control
- can see into the future
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
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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