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Reeser Peland, marsupial captain of the Aquillion, has been spied on through a stone! The beautiful Chrysoliene, prized by Marsupian collectors, is found exclusively on the planet Minan. Only Royal Bloom, a rare herb, can activate its secret viewing capabilities and that very herb has been offered to Reeser, apparently to bring him to Minan...but why?
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The Minans, who hid in their veils and flowing robes, may not be what they claim--just another race of Marsupians. Their true biological identities has been a secret for centuries, protected by tradition, the veils and by the law.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 50% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   info about lifeform(s)/society/phenomena Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   pilot, civilian Age:    -   40's-50's


Terrain    -   Jungle    -   Desert    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   inhabited by friendly aliens Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

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

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