Asgard's Conquerors Book Summary and Study Guide

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Five Star, Dec 2004, 25.95, 275 pp.
ISBN 1584142092

Asgard is a gigantic man-made artificial world consisting of many different levels each area containing habitats with their own eco-systems. Up until recently, nobody could get past level five, but Mike Rousseau was able to go to the lower levels using a guide book left to him by his friend. He opened up many of the levels and as a result became a very rich man. After spending a quarter of a century on Asgard, Mike wanted to see Earth but he was arrested and forced to join the Space Force.
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No sooner does Mike leave Asgard than he returns as a draftee in the Space Force. The Scardia, invaders from the thirty levels, invade Shychain City, the base built on Asgard's surface. This angered the alien Tetrax who control the activities in and on Asgard. They know Mike knows more than anyone else about Asgard and they want him to spy for them. When he encounters the Scardia, he realizes they are technologically primitive and can't operate the machinery in Shychain city. When they capture Mike, he believes they will kill him but operatives of the Nine, another alien entity, rescue him in the hopes that he can broker a peace treaty between all the interested parties.

Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   explorer Age:    -   40's-50's


A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   unfriendly aliens Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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