Sentenced To Prism Book Summary and Study Guide

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Some guy goes in an indestructible suit to a planet called Prism. It has silicon-based, rather than carbon-based natives. His suit breaks and he has to help a sentient group of little glass aliens win freedom from an exploiting company.
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The review of this Book prepared by Noah

Prism is a world of crystal and everything is specialized. It is thought that there are no intelligent species, but were wrong. This is story about a trouble shooter who goes there to find out what happened to a research team and has to survive and meets the intelligent species.
The review of this Book prepared by Ed Phillips

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 40% 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:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator    -   pilot, civilian Age:    -   20's-30's    -   40's-50's


Terrain    -   Forests A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   inhabited by friendly aliens    -   neutral aliens    -   primitive aliens    -   empty, or nearly empty world Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a fair amount of scientific explanation    -   an average amount of scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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