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This is a retelling of the Trojan War from the prespective of Paris' sister Kassandra. The only person who was against bringing the Trojan Horse into the city of Troy.
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Plot & Themes

FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   alternate history Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   ruler    -   an adult (general) Political power play    -   Yes Political plotlets    -   preventing/managing clash/war between govts/kingdoms Repressive society story    -   Yes Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age:    -   long lived adults If magical mental powers:    -   can see into the future


Terrain    -   Mountains Earth setting:    -   general past Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   major character becomes a sex slave    -   actual description of sex    -   rape/molest (yeech!) How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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