|Plot Summary of Midworld|
|"The planet with no name. It is a stratified rainforest 3/4 of a mile high with seven distinct levels. Humans tend to live on level 3 and dont stray to the other levels ruled by giant monsters. One day life changes as a craft crashes near the villiage of Born (a hunter\explorer). he sets off with his furcot Ruumahan to investigate and finds the crashed ship of Logan and Cohoma. Born teams up with his rival Losting and his furcot Geeliwan to return the two strangers to their base. But when they see how the human scientists are exploiting their environment Born vows revenge on the wasteful human scientists.
Neil Morey, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Midworld|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
- preventing an ecological disaster
- giant monsters
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one human from different culture of other humans
- Domed/Underground City
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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