|Plot Summary of Black Sun Rising - Coldfire Trilogy 1|
Erna had been colonized a millenium ago by far-distant Earth. Now, mankind has found a way to survive with the fae, a natural force that has the power to prey upon a person's worst fears. But the dark forces of the fae are multiplying as human sorcerers try to manipulate it. Damien Kilcannon Vryce, a priest, finds himself on a mission to save his newfound friend, the adept, Ciani. Along the way, they are forced to accept help from the Hunter, a dangerous and deadly sorcerer who no one can trust. But Damien soon learns that this involves more than Ciani. This danger threatens all of Erna. "Black Sun Rising" by C.S. Friedman is filled with adventure, intrigue, mystery and danger.
This synopsis report prepared by Pamela Piarowski
|Chapter Analysis of Black Sun Rising - Coldfire Trilogy 1|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Political power play
- overthrowing govt/kingdom
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
If magical mental powers:
- Domed/Underground City
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
- empty, or nearly empty world
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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