|Plot Summary of Worlds Enough and Time|
In the final volume of Joe Haldeman's Worlds trilogy the starship Newhome leaves a decimated Earth (and it's orbital Worlds) for the distant planet in the Epsilon star system in hopes of finding En route the ship is crippled by several mechanical and social catastrophes: the loss of their communications with Earth, the baffling church of the Eternal Now, and plague. And even if they make it to Epsilon, their only hope is a planet that they know nothing about.
This synopsis report prepared by Kevin Dole
|Chapter Analysis of Worlds Enough and Time|
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 - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- cynical or dry-wit
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- colonizing/homesteading another planet
- lost in spaceship
Political power play
- factions fight within govt for control
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- politician/elected ruler
- really, really giant spaceship/station
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- primitive aliens
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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