The Fear Principle Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Fear Principle is the first book about Dr. Jaguar Addams, an empath with a haunted past who "cures" criminals by uncovering the root of their fears. It takes place in a penal colony in the future, after an epidemic of serial murders called the Killing Times. In this book, Jaguar deals with a dangerous female assassin who has an unusual "gift" against empathy.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   change of heart Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   can change shapes    -   telekinesis    -   mind reading    -   mind control Really unusual traits?    -   Super genius


Not Earth, in Solar System?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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