Lord of Forever Book Summary and Study Guide

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Olivia takes a job to renovate the gardens of an historic mansion. She moves on the property with her son. The owner is Alexandre Chaubere who is 300 years old and immortal but he is tired of living. He is trying to find elixer that will kill him or make him mortal. They are attracted to each other but he can't do anything about it no matter how much he wants to. The potion that made him immortal stopped all biological functions, like eating and making love. He is in terrible pain. He thinks he is dying and that contact with Olivia is killing him faster. He falls in love while protecting Olivia's son from his father, who wants to take him away from his mother.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Difficult/unusual lover?    -   Yes How difficult?    -   disabled/ugly Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   search for magical solution Fantasy/Magic    -   Yes Fantasy/Magical Lover    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   scientist Age/status:    -   long lived adults Sex makes him    -   confused    -   blissful    -   scared Unusual characteristics?    -   Very naive/shy - Doesn't know where to put weiner

Main Female Character

Profession/status:    -   waitress


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Deep South Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion    -   scientific labs

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   90% How explicit is the sex?    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   Weiner talk Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog How much sexing?    -   1-2 sex acts

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