|Plot Summary of The Gods of Mars|
In this sequel to 'A Princess of Mars', Captain John Carter is again transported to Mars, where he is reunited with Tars Tarkas, of the warlike Green Martians, on a pilgrimage to the sacred river Iss. In the Mountains of Otz they encounter Thuvia, a slave of the Holy Therns, cruel guardians of the Valley Dor.
Under cover of a pirate attack Carter escapes alone in an air ship, but is captured by pirates and taken to an underground world and the Temple of Issus. Carter leads a slaves revolt against Issus and escapes again, resuming his search for his missing companions Tars Tarkas and Thuvia.
This synopsis report prepared by Stephen Coombs
|Chapter Analysis of The Gods of Mars|
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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- infantry soldier
- long lived adults
Not Earth, in Solar System?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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