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Seafort is Secretary-General of the United Nations, attempting to balance the world's political interests, especially the environmentalists and those who support strengthening Earth's military.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   cynical or dry-wit FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   factions fight within govt for control

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Age:    -   60's-90's Really unusual traits?    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Terrain    -   Planet surface, need spacesuit    -   Space, need spacesuit Which planet?    -   Earth's Moon Earth setting:    -   medium future 22-24th century Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human warship    -   a space station    -   someone is depressurized Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes Not Earth, in Solar System?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a significant amount of technical jargon Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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