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Jerin is the oldest of 4 boys, one of the precious male progeny in a huge brood of female children that makes up the Whistler clan. He is coming of age soon, which means that he will need to be married off for a "brother's price" so his sisters can afford to buy a husband to father the next generation. He knows full well of his fate but can't help but wish for more. Jerin has never seen any females besides his relatives so he is surprised to save a half-dead traveler only to discover that she's a princess! And then to have a princess fall in love with him!
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Jerin soon finds himself falling in love with the visiting royalty too, despite the impossibility of the match. But in saving the princess, Jerin has unknowingly stuck himself in the middle of a political intrigue that has been brewing for years, if not generations.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   love among disparate social classes Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   factions fight within govt for control Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Family relations    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   homemaker Age:    -   a teen Really unusual traits?    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Terrain    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   19th century A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   descript of touching personal anatomy    -   licking    -   orgies    -   impregnation/reproduction    -   major character becomes a sex slave    -   description of breasts    -   descript. of private male anat.    -   rape/molest (yeech!) How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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