Tashar: City of Mystery - Book 1 Book Summary and Study Guide

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This first book of a trilogy is a told by Lan, the Prince of Atlantis. He tells a story of humanoids and aliens fighting for their freedom from a mysterious dictator named Dark Shadow. Set thousands of years in the past he descibes the unlikely union of aliens and a few Tasharans (ancient humans from Earth) that begin the process of freedom for their universe and self-discovery.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   overthrowing govt/kingdom Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   magical being Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   fire/lightning/weather cntrl    -   mind reading


A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   inhabited by friendly aliens    -   unfriendly aliens    -   neutral aliens    -   primitive aliens    -   empty, or nearly empty world    -   big overbuilt futuristic city    -   very controlled society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a moderate amount of scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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