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Slasher is the hybrid son of two civilized carnivores, Kr'ra'klv'tt and Rakul, who have married outside their clans' blessings and had to move to a freehold on a frontier world, Arvien 4, where hybrids are not discirmminated against. Early in life, Slasher shows unusual bravery and curiosity, and his mother decides he must follow the Warrior's Way and she must find someone to teach him.
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She dicovers that an old clan warrior, Broken Spear, has come from Homeworld on the strength of a vision quest to teach hybrid youngsters how to survive the many dangers of the atarworlds. He agrees to take Slasher as a pupil, and soon the boy earns his one true name--Renegade.

Renegade and his two best friends must learn weapons and tch-won, and to obey their people's code of honor and Hunt Law. After surviving other wilderness tests, they come to the final one, the Master Hunt, where each is dropped on a strange world and must either kill a ferocious beast there, or fail and die. Those who succeed earn the title Esteemed Hunter for the rest of their lives. On the day they set out, Renegade learns that someone on the Hunt Council has rigged the hunts for extreme danger, and doesn't want them to survive...
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   great warrior Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   surviving natural elements on planet Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Alien Profession/status:    -   warrior/knight


Terrain    -   Forests A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   empty, or nearly empty world Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   impregnation/reproduction How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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