|Plot Summary of The Gilded Chain: A Tale of the King's Blades|
Durendal is a King's Blade, a magically-enhanced bodyguard and one of the best of his kind. But in addition to his talents for protecting and fighting, he must rapidly develop skills in politics and diplomacy, because the court where he serves is a dangerous place - especially for anyone with honor.
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|Chapter Analysis of The Gilded Chain: A Tale of the King's Blades|
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 - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- finding an assassin (political)
Political power play
- factions fight within govt for control
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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