|Plot Summary of Next of Kin|
|"This is the story of a scoutship pilot who gathers military intelligence. But then his ship crashes, and he must use all his wits to convince his captors to let him go."
Roger, Resident Scholar
|"Imagine Steve Mcqueen's character from the great escape, but smarter, stuck light years from home,held prisoner by an alien alliance who's members don't know much about each other, let alone their enemies, you can do wonders with a piece of wire and totally natural paranoia."
Mike Coan, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Next of Kin|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- spying/espionage in enemy territorry
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- navy soldier
- fighter (air/space) pilot
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- an entire race
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
- throughout most of the book.
- one or two man fighter/scoutship
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- unfriendly aliens
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
- mostly 1st
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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