|Plot Summary of Precursor|
|"Three years have passed, and the co-operative labours of the Mospheirans, the atevi, and the captains of the star-ship Phoenix has resulted in the successful completion of a working space-shuttle. But as Bren Cameron is soon to find out, the captains are divided in their motives.
In order to maintain the peace and promote progress Bren Cameron must rally the star-ship's crew for the general good and in support of those captains who are more forward thinking.
Charles Smyth, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Precursor|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- two lovers coping with tough mission
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- spying/espionage in enemy territorry
- finding an assassin (political)
- unraveling a conspiracy
War or Invasion
Major kinds of combat:
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
- an organization
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
- a space station
- futuristic human freighter/transport
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- inhabited by friendly aliens
- unfriendly aliens
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- an average amount of scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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