|Plot Summary of Stargate|
Based on the movie. A somewhat wimpy Egyptologist who holds the theory that the Pyramids and the Sphinx are much older than believed is contacted by a military program to operate a dimensional portal found in Egypt. A tormented marines officer is sent to head the project. They go to the other side and find a civilization of humans descended from Ancient Egypt, forced to serve an alien who was Ra, the Egyptian god of the sun, and who gave the Ancient Egyptians their culture. The humans must overthrow Ra and figure out how to operate the gate on the other side and get back to Earth.
This synopsis report prepared by Adrian
|Chapter Analysis of Stargate|
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 - 50%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- scarey (primal ax-wielding fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- dimension travel
- stranded on alien planet, fighting aliens to survive
Repressive society story
- method of transportation
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's a slave/repressed?
- humans are slaves of other humans
- 20th century
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
- unfriendly aliens
- primitive aliens
- very controlled society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a moderate amount of scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
- descript. of non-breast female anat.
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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