The Fall - The Seventh Tower 1 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Tal needs a sunstone or he will become a "slave " and so will his family. When he goes to get one by climbing a tower he falls and meets a whole new set of people. He also gets a girl named Milla
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The review of this Book prepared by Declan White

This starts off when Tal needs to get a sunstone. After trying everything he climbs a tower and falls somewhere else. There the Crones tell his future, he meets the icecarls, crosses the living sea, until getting captured by shield maidens.
The review of this Book prepared by Steven Bloemeke

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Plot & Themes

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% Tone of book    -   depressing/sad FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena    -   surviving natural elements on planet Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   magical artifact Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14)

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   can cast many different spells


Terrain    -   Mountains    -   Planet surface, need spacesuit    -   Domed/Underground City A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society    -   big overbuilt futuristic city    -   very controlled society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths    -   explicit references to torture How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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