|Plot Summary of The Gods Themselves|
In the near future, an alien civilization (of trisexual energy beings) in another universe contacts humanity proposing an exchange of energy based on the difference of physic laws between the two universes. Unfortunately, the mingling of the conditions of their universe and ours, while providing unlimited energy, would cause our sun to explode. Some scientists strive to solve the problem, and in doing so they must fight obtuse established authorities who refuse to listen to them. The book is remarkable for the part in wich the strange alien culture is described.
This synopsis report prepared by ANGELO VENTURA
|Chapter Analysis of The Gods Themselves|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 40%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- generally friendly contact with alien(s)
- power source
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- Earth's Moon
- medium future 22-24th century
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- neutral aliens
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Not Earth, in Solar System?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- an average amount of scientific explanation
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- weird alien sex
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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