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Sam and Jake are agriculural workers working in near-slavery like conditions on the alien planet, harvesting a shrimp-like delicacy. When the company is increasingly oppressive, they escape, attempting to make their away across dangerous, alien world to a rival company they have heard has better conditions. Along the way they learn more about the dominant indigenous species, which people had previously assumed were clever but non-sentient.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   stranded on alien planet, fighting aliens to survive Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

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


Terrain    -   Jungle A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   primitive aliens    -   empty, or nearly empty world 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 How much dialogue?    -   little dialog

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