Escape Velocity Book Summary and Study Guide

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Have you ever wondered about the history of Graymarye, or the D'Armand family? Where it all began, and why? Those questions and more are answered in this riveting tale of Dar Armanda and his quest to save democracy.
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Living on a prison planet is a little dreary, but things soon look up for Dar when finds himself traveling to Terra to save it from the bureaucrats. Along the way, he and his lovely traveling companion meet up with a colorful cast of characters who join the quest. Suspense and adventure abound as Dar and friends are chased through the galaxy as they race to save the world from itself.
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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 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   cynical or dry-wit FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   saving govt/kingdom from external overthrow Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal Age:    -   20's-30's


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

Writing Style

How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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