|Plot Summary of A Storm of Swords|
Martin has transport us back to Seven Kingdoms, a beautiful land torn with brutal warfare, sinister intrigues and terrible dark magic. Three kings still struggle for power: King Joffey, a spoil and cruel boy who holds the irone throne, King Robb of the north and King Stannis. All scheming and struggles for power will come to naught because barbaric wildings are planning to overrun the kingdom and most terrifying of all an army of the undead are poised to invade the Seven Kingdoms and nothing can stop them! You will watch in awe as Martin's plot twists in every conceible direction as characters you hate like Jaime Lannister and clegane nicknamed the hound find unexpected nobility. Martin has the ability to shock with violent deaths of beloved characters and he knows how to described a battle scene in a cinematic quality.
This synopsis report prepared by Rodney Powell
|Chapter Analysis of A Storm of Swords|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
War or Invasion
Major kinds of combat:
- sword fights
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
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?
- explicit references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- actual description of sex
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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