|Plot Summary of Sinister Barrier|
|"Bill Graham is walking along a street when an eminent scientist falls from the sky next to him. Further investigation shows that a number of other scientists commited suicide on the same day for unknown reasons. One however left some cyptic notes that told Graham this was no ordinary death.
Largely based on the theories of Charles Fort, The book tells of the war to free humanity from Vitons. Invisible at first, the telepathic parasitic energy beings feed off the misery and strife of humanity and react to their discovery in a violent manner. Can humanity find a weapon against the Vitons? Read the book and find out."
Ian Jones, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Sinister Barrier|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
If an invasion, from Earth/human POV:
- subtle invasion (mind control, lookalikes)
War or Invasion
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- an entire race
- long-lived adults
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:
- mind reading
- mind control
- can fly
- can read emotions
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- an average amount
- 20th century
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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