|Plot Summary of Spire City|
|"A few advanced humans called tecs live on an underdeveloped colony world. They have powerful minds and control the native population. They live on a huge Spire in the centre of the only city. The natives live around the city and in farms. The tecs control society until one day the Spire disappears and most of them are killed. This is the natives chance for revolution but will they overcome the tec remnant? "
Derek Smith, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of Spire City|
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Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- sensitive (sigh....)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Repressive society story
- controls your mind
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's a slave/repressed?
- humans are slaves of other humans
If magical mental powers:
- mind control
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
- empty, or nearly empty world
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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