|Plot Summary of A Feral Darkeness|
Brenna Fallon, as a child, once asked an ancient Celtic deity--Mars Nodens, known as Nuada Silverhand, lover of dogs(Cardigan Welsh Corgis especially)--to prolong the life of a beloved pet, an old hound, who then lived years beyond expectation. Now grown, Brenna is a dog groomer, facing an ancient evil, with a mysterious Corgi named Druid and a Basque friend, Gil Masera, to help. The stakes are high: a potentially deadly epidemic threatening theworld at large, and a menacing evil which might spread--if she fails.
This synopsis report prepared by Tina Loflin
|Chapter Analysis of A Feral Darkeness|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
- great warrior
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Kind of animal
- blue collar worker
If magical mental powers:
- can see into the future
- current (early 21st century)
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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