|Plot Summary of Mars Underground|
When Alwyn Stafford, who has lived on Mars for twenty years, goes missing on a routine exploration jaunt, Carter Jahns is called in to find him. Jahns, through perseverance and occasional inspiration, does manage to figure out just what happened to Stafford - which leads him to another mystery, and a conspiracy at the south pole of the red planet. What he finds there could change the future of life on Mars and Earth forever. Although theres's an annoying romatic subplot, this book is solid, old-fashioned SF and a fun, fast read.
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|Chapter Analysis of Mars Underground|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- unraveling a conspiracy
- state secrets
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- government investigator
- Planet surface, need spacesuit
- Domed/Underground City
Not Earth, in Solar System?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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