|Plot Summary of Threshold|
|"A rip-roaring 'only you can save the entire universe' space-opera. Peter is a product of an alien breeding scheme on Earth: a multi-billionaire, superb athlete, pilot, etc. On his own island for a vacation he is interrupted by the spectacular arrival of Meg (the love interest) and Memphus (an alien in a cat's body). Meg tells him only he can save the universe from an anti-energy being. What follows is total action adventure, on earth, in space and on Isis, Meg's home planet. Peter must discover the 'key' to their 'magic' power. The Isi did so by being driven near to extinction by the hostile predators on their planet. They subject Peter to killer monsters galore, in an attempt to break him. Instead he survives - and gets angry..."
Paul W, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Threshold|
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Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
- stranded on alien planet, fighting aliens to survive
- info about lifeform(s)/society/phenomena
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- business executive
Has magical/special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main character:
- can change shapes
- mind reading
- can fly
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Cynical sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- very athletic
- 20th century
- primative (present, near future) human spaceship
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- inhabited by friendly aliens
- unfriendly aliens
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate amount of scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- little dialog
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