|Plot Summary of The Priests of Ferris|
|"Susan Ferris and Nicholas Quinn must return to the land of O that they saved from the halfmen in "The Halfmen of O". Now hundreds of years have passed in O and a cult calling themselves the Priests of Ferris are tormenting all other creatures from the land of O in Susans name. Susan and Nick need to find their onetime enemy now ally Jimmy Jaspers and his varg (giant mountain bear) Ben. with their help Susan must return to visit the birdmen and woodland folk to convince them to rise up against the
priests of Ferris. The Birdmen agree to help but only if Susan will help to break the curse that prevents them from flying outside their own lands."
Neil Morey, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Priests of Ferris|
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Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Political power play
- overthrowing govt/kingdom
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Kid's book (ages 7-14)
- a kid
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- healthy but a geeky weakling
- an organization
- religious figure
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a substantial amount
- current (early 21st century)
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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