|Plot Summary of Daughter of Elysium|
Raincloud Windclan has been called to the planet Elysium to help to prevent interplanetary war. But her husband Blackbear an excellent scientist has other reasons for going to Elysium...he wants to find the secret to the Elysians longevity and to try to solve the infertility problem that their longevity treatment causes. But as foerigners the Windclans can sense that all is not right with this world as there is another race, the original race of the planet that is being repressed and the robots that acieve self realisation with great regularity empowered by the words "I am" are swiftly sent to be "cleaned" or reprogramed. Th Windclans find themselves straying from their original assignments and striving to help these minorities.
This synopsis report prepared by Neil Morey
|Chapter Analysis of Daughter of Elysium|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Political power play
- preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms
Repressive society story
- genetic engineering
Robots, Computers, VR
Robot, PC, VR Plotlets:
- good robot(s)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's a slave/repressed?
- aliens are slaves
- Domed/Underground City
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- big overbuilt futuristic city
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of touching personal anatomy
- actual description of sex
- description of breasts
- descript. of non-breast female anat.
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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