|Plot Summary of Motherstone|
This final book in the Halfmen of O trilogy sees one of the recently disbanded priests of Ferris forming visions of grandeur. He has discovered the secret of Freeman Wells' ancient weapon. The weapon is a weapon of mass destruction that threatens the very existance of O. His opposition also has the secret of the weapon and between the two of them they threaten to blow O out of existance. Susan's quest is now to venture to Freeman Wells' home in the thousand islands and form two new stone halves for the motherstone. By doing this she will heal the ever declining nature of the halfmen of O.
This synopsis report prepared by Neil Morey
|Chapter Analysis of Motherstone|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 10%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
- magical weapon
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Kid's book (ages 7-14)
- a kid
- near future (later in 21st century)
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
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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