|Plot Summary of The Tomorrow Testament|
This is the second book in a trilogy, Emeny Mine is the first. Earth and the planet Draco are at war, each battling the other on various planets. Joanna Nicole, a major in the earth military, is captured and taken to a Drac-conquered planet where she is temporarily blinded in an explosion saving Drac children. She is taken to the planet Draco and used by the planet's religious leader, Tora Soam, to provide information and direction from an outside source so that a plan to end the war can be found. The war is resolved on other planets except Amadeen, where humans and Dracs continue to fight. Joanna gets to know Tora Soam's son, Tora Kia, a drug-addicted Drac wounded in the war. They relate to each other as soldiers who can understand war in ways that diplomats cannot. Joanna finds that, with no sight, her environment and personal contacts are not what she thinks they are, and, in the end, she finds uses the Drac religion and culture to resolve her personal problems.
This synopsis report prepared by Joan Zuckerman
|Chapter Analysis of The Tomorrow Testament|
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 - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- cynical or dry-wit
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Political power play
- preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms
- fighting a personal illness/handicap
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- infantry soldier
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- unfriendly aliens
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
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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