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Still recovering from his injuries, and with his position within the Tabini camp established, Bren Cameron is forced to return to the atevi mainland to be further immersed in the ongoing political turmoil initiated by the return of the spaceship, Phoenix, that had brought the first humans to the atevi's planet. Now Bren Cameron has to contend with factions amongst the atevi and some new ones from his own side,everyone wanting to make sure that whatever the returned Phoenix has to offer is available to them. And so, Bren Cameron has his work cut out in the struggle to keep both atevi and human interests satisfied as he dodges the assassins' bullets.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   factions fight within govt for control    -   preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   search for identity/new understanding Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Cultural problems, alien culture    -   Yes Culture clash-    -   feelings of a human growing up among aliens    -   one culture tries to impose its culture on another group

Main Character

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


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   inhabited by friendly aliens    -   unfriendly aliens    -   very controlled society 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:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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