All of an Instant Book Summary and Study Guide

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Unusual plot about time travel over the Earth in a dimension that behaves like water. Lots of different groups emerge from the Earth and battle over control of time. Problems arise from all the battles that threaten the existance of the Earth. Solution requires cooperation from three vary different perspectives, including the begining of history (human history), the end of history, and the very idea of the instant (timelessness).
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Time Travel:    -   into past and future equally Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   warrior/knight Age:    -   long lived adults


Terrain    -   Water Earth setting:    -   general past    -   distant future Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a significant amount of technical jargon How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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