|Plot Summary of Saturn|
The time is roughly a century from the present. The Earth is ruled by three religious tyrannies: The New Morality in North America, The Holy Disciples in Europe and South America, and the Sword of Islam in the Mideast.
A huge, cylindrical ship..a habitat, is built, and peopled with "undesirables"..free thinkers, individualists, etc..and sent off to Saturn.
The overt purpose of this mission is to study Saturn and the new life forms found on Titan, and to get rid of 10,000 troublemakers.
However, each of the three governments on Earth has seeded the habitat with spies and moles. The story focuses on the powerplays between the various factions.
This synopsis report prepared by Tiepilot912
|Chapter Analysis of Saturn|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
Political power play
- factions fight within govt for control
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- government investigator
- really, really giant spaceship/station
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to torture
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- an average amount of 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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