Bearing an Hourglass - Incarnations of Immortality 2 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Imagine having a job where you are literally time itself. With your hourglass, you can change the color of the sand and move freely into the past, present and future. There's one drawback. You live backwards while others live forwards.
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Time Travel:    -   largely forwards/future    -   largely backwards/past Explore:    -   dimension travel--general    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena    -   generally friendly contact with alien(s)    -   preventing/surviving an ecological disaster Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   two lovers coping with tough mission Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   deposing an evil leader    -   unraveling a conspiracy    -   finding a spy/saboteur Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   saving govt/kingdom from external overthrow Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes Training/Apprent.    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Time Travel story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   explorer Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   can see into the future    -   can fly    -    Invisibility    -   is very quick


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Planet surface, need spacesuit    -   Space, need spacesuit Earth setting:    -   20th century    -   19th century    -   18th century    -   17th century    -   general past    -   dinosaur times    -   near future (later in 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   an average amount of scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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