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This book tells the story of Kara and Cam, and Brynda and Jek in the Trek Mi Q'an series. Kara Q'ana Tal (daughter of Kyra and Zor from The Empress'New Clothes) has been promised as Cam K'al Ra's sacred mate since she was a few months old. Frightened of her fierce mate, she and her sister Jana flee in Kara's 22nd year, the year she should have been married. They head for Galis, a planet ruled by women. As far as their families and Cam know, however, the transport they were in crashed, and both Jana and Kara perished. Five years later, she is hunting males in the Galian forest. Her sister Dari has left her mate Gio, and in searching for her, Kara's existence is revealed. Cam, with the blessing of Kara's father, the emperor, sets out to track his wayward bride down, capture her and never allow her to leave him again. There is a subplot about Jana and her sacred mate, and a side-trip to the legendary planet Khan-Gor.   
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Jek Q'an Ri is given orders by the king to find the lost princesses, Jana and Dari. He begins his search on Earth where he meet Brynda Mitchell, a mousy, modern day librarian. Brynda, who does not lead a very exciting life, learns she has cancer and is dying. When Jek claims her, she is horrified. When his liege lord, King Kil (from Enslaved), orders Jek to continue his search on three dangerous third dimension worlds, he obeys but takes Brynda with him. The couple trek through various cultures and experience their sexual customs. Jek, like all the warrior males, falls immediately in love with Brynda, but she is afraid of encouraging his love or returning it when she expects to die soon.

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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    -   humorous or laughable FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Romance    -   Yes Romance plotlets:    -   falling in love with captor Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   20's-30's


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

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   descript of touching personal anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   description of breasts    -   descript. of private male anat. How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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