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Teppic, Prince of the Sun Kingdom and heir to the throne, has spent his teenage years training to be an assassin in Ankh-Morpork. He is called home to ascend after his father dies, and must cope with his kingdom's high priest, who has his own ideas about how things should be done. There's also a small problem with a pyramid. Funny, wonderful, everything you want from Terry Pratchett.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   saving govt/kingdom from external overthrow    -   factions fight within govt for control Training/Apprent.    -   Yes Working up the ranks of...    -   business Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   search for identity/new understanding Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen


Terrain    -   Desert A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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