|Plot Summary of The Blackcollar|
30 years ago, Earth's war with the Ryqril was lost. In a last chance effort to overthrow Earth's alien domination, Allen Caine, an operative in the Resistance, is sent to find and reactivate the elite fighting force known as Blackcollars.
This synopsis report prepared by chris sandstedt
The blackcollars, the most elite warriors of the Ryqril / Human conflict, have all been killed or disappeared into hiding since the war ended 30 years earlier. Now, a freshly-trained resistance agent from Earth joins up with a blackcollar squad while on a mission to re-acquire 5 hidden fully-armed Warships, a treasure that could free Humankind from Ryqril dominance once again, but first they've got to find them!
This synopsis report prepared by Adam
Allen Caine is a resistance fightewr on futuristic Earth, tasked with locating 5 starships hidden 30 years before the humans lost a war to the Ryqril. Along the way, he links with the few remaining Blackcollars - elite guerilla warriors who will stop at nothing to free the TDE from the grip of the Ryqs and their human collaborators.
This synopsis report prepared by Jeremy Steele
In this book, the primary character, Allen Caine, is a resistance fighter from Earth who is trying to overthrow the alien Ryqrils years after their successful invasion and occupation of the Earth and its colonies. Caine is given a mission to locate the elite Blackcollar unit on the former Earth colony of Plinry and give them the location of hidden starships that may give them the power to finally overthrow the alien occupation.
This synopsis report prepared by Preston
Thirty years after Earth's defeat by the Ryqril, Allen Caine, a resistance operative, is sent to the Earth colony Plinry. His mission: to find local Blackcollar survivors to help him locate the secret drug Backlash and to begin the fight to free themselves from the domination of their alien conquerers.
This synopsis report prepared by Chris Sandtedt
|Chapter Analysis of The Blackcollar|
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
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- spying/espionage in enemy territorry
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- futuristic human warship
- futuristic human freighter/transport
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- unfriendly aliens
- very controlled society
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- some scientific explanation
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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