Rensime Book Summary and Study Guide

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Simes must take energy from Gens to survive. A rensime can only safely take energy from a channel, a special sime who can take energy from a Gen and transfer it to another sime. If they take energy from a frightened Gen, the Gen dies, and the sime becomes physically addicted to the kill. A Gen organization seeking to prove all simes are bad forces Laneff Farris, a young medical scientist who is a rensime, into killing. She must go on the run seeking a medical answer to the question of how an older sime can avoid the kill and survive.
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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 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Cultural problems, alien culture    -   Yes Culture clash-    -   one culture tries to impose its culture on another group Intense exploration of society's culture?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   scientist Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   super strength    -   is very quick    -   can read emotions Really unusual traits?    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


Earth setting:    -   distant future Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a lot of techical jargon Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   descript of kissing    -   licking How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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