|Plot Summary of The Invisible Ring|
|"This is a prequel to The Black Jewels Trilogy. Jared is being sold after killing a Queen, one of the worst offenses a Blood male is capable of. The Gray Lady buys him, as well as a few other slaves. Everyone is suspicious of her, because rumors about her have led them to believe that she will treat them worse than they've ever been treated before. Almost everyone in the group, including Jared and the Gray Lady, has secrets they don't want the others to know. The group does its best to stay ahead of the armed men sent to kill the Gray Lady, and they gradually learn some of each other's secrets. The Gray Lady is not as terrible as she seems, and Jared feels drawn to her without knowing quite why. "
Melissa Cookson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Invisible Ring|
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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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Repressive society story
- kills without good reason
Mental/magical powers focus
- good magical powers being hunted by non/weaker magical(s) (fantasy)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's a slave/repressed?
- humans are slaves of other humans
Has magical/special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can cast many different spells
- very athletic
- long-lived adults
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:
- can cast all sorts of spells
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- very explicit references to deaths and torture
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
- rape/molest (yeech!)
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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