|Plot Summary of Blackcollar: The Backlash Mission|
|"Backlash was the code name for the secret formula that changed ordinary soldiers into super warriors. Allen Caine and his comando team are sent to Denver, on Earth, to search the one place where a copy of the formula may exist---Aegis Mountain, an impregnable fortress which even the conquering Ryqril were not able to enter."
Chris Sandtedt, Resident Scholar
|"In this sequel to "The Blackcollar", Allen Caine is back. Now he has been trained as a Blackcollar and is commander of his own unit. His first mission is to go to Denver on Earth to locate the secret behind the chemical Backlash which was used to enhance the strength and reflexes of the original Blackcollars. Little does he know that in order to accomplish his mission, he will have to deal with the local mob, other Blackcollars that have given up the fight, and his old adversary from Plinry all while trying to penetrate an impregnable fortress that even the Ryqril have given up on."
Preston, Resident Scholar
|"Allen Caine, having completed his blackcollar training, needs just one more thing to become a true blackcollar: the Backlash Drug which will make his reflexes super-fast. With a team of new trainees, he sets out to find that drug in the most likely place possible, even though there is only the slimmest chance it will be there, and an even slimmer chance he will be able to get it before being captured by the Ryqril-controlled Earth government forces."
Adam, Resident Scholar
|"Backlash; the "War Drug". It was the code name for the secret formula that changed an ordinary soldiers into super warriors. In the hopes of finding a copy of the formula that could help the Resistance overthrow their alien conquerors, Allen Caine and his comando team are sent into the heart of Ryqril-run territory on Earth, to search Aegis Mountain, an impregnable fortress which even the conquering Ryqril were not able to enter."
chris sandstedt, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Blackcollar: The Backlash Mission|
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Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 45%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 25%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- spying/espionage in enemy territorry
- genetic engineering
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- medium future 22-24th century
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- unfriendly aliens
- very controlled society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
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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