|Plot Summary of The Silent Tower|
A computer programmer in 20th century Los Angeles finds out that a sinister mage from another world is crossing into our reality to obtain items needed to make himself immortal. She crosses into his world, finds out that he is draining the life from that world and falls in love with his former student, now imprisoned.
She teams up with other people in this world and hatches a plot to rescue her lover, defeat the evil wizard and restore the world.
This synopsis report prepared by Mike McGowan
|Chapter Analysis of The Silent Tower|
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 - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 50%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
Mental/magical powers focus
- magical powers (general)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- computer programmer
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
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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