|Plot Summary of Scion of Cyador - Recluce 11|
Lorn hones his Chaos Talent and learns to be a good commander in the White Lancers, finding out what works and what doesn't. With his Consort, Ryalth, he struggles to discover what he's meant for, and the two found a Trading House, placing Lorn in the position of being White Mage, Lancer, and Trader, which he eventually uses to become a leader of Cyador. Lorn grows a lot in the two books, and learns to be a better man than the people who try to kill him and take his power for themselves. I enjoyed this book because Lorn's struggle was a powerful moving force that showed that white and black aren't always a specific color, sometimes it's grey
This synopsis report prepared by ginnilee p. berger
This a book of the Magic of Recluce series, but there is no mention of Recluce in it. It is about a man named Lorn, who is a military officer, mage, and healer, who is consorted to the first successful woman trader. While Lorn tries to do his duty, he is always stepping on toes. This causes him to have people trying to kill him. While he goes from one assignment to another, he always seems to succeed, and becomes a hero. His last assignment is in the Capitol, and is his greatest challange. He might not succeed, or live, and if he does, he might become Emperor.
This synopsis report prepared by Ed Phillips
|Chapter Analysis of Scion of Cyador - Recluce 11|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
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?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
If magical mental powers:
- can cast many different spells
- is very quick
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- explicit references to deaths
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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