|Plot Summary of The Price of the Stars - Mageworlds 1|
|"First book in the Mageworlds. Beka Rosselin-Metadi is a freebooter at heart. Her mother is assassinated and her father offers her his ship Warhammer, if she will deliver the assassins to him "off the books". This has a tendency to get assassins looking for you. She fakes her death, and with a new indentity, she goes looking."
Ed Phillips, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Price of the Stars - Mageworlds 1|
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Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 60%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- finding a killer (criminal)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- fighter (air/space) pilot
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- hard edged
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- an organization
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:
- mind control
- can see into the future
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
- futuristic human freighter/transport
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- an average amount of scientific explanation
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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