|Plot Summary of Sentenced To Prism|
|"Prism is a world of crystal and everything is specialized. It is thought that there are no intelligent species, but were wrong. This is story about a trouble shooter who goes there to find out what happened to a research team and has to survive and meets the intelligent species."
Ed Phillips, Resident Scholar
|"Some guy goes in an indestructible suit to a planet called Prism. It has silicon-based, rather than carbon-based natives. His suit breaks and he has to help a sentient group of little glass aliens win freedom from an exploiting company."
Noah, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Sentenced To Prism|
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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 - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one culture tries to impose its culture on another group
Intense exploration of society's culture?
- private investigator
- pilot, civilian
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
- Very much smarter than other characters
- average physique
- healthy but a geeky weakling
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
- an average amount
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- inhabited by friendly aliens
- neutral aliens
- primitive aliens
- empty, or nearly empty world
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a fair amount of scientific explanation
- an average amount of scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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