The Lost King Book Summary and Study Guide

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Dion, a seventeen year old raised by a man he only knows as Platus is thrown into a wirlwind adventure of galactic proportions when Derek Sagan, warlord and Citizen General kills Platus. Dion Escapes with Tusk and XJ-27, where he is introduced into a life of space and war having being raised in the country, secluded from any modern city's.
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Once Sagan captures and old friend and lover Maigrey, Dion is lured to the warlord's ship. Aboard Phoenix he is shown his true self, and the secret of the blood royal is revealed to him, all though he is told he will never be able to control his mental powers. He learns his true destiny, and finds out he is a Starfire, next in line for the kingdom of the galaxy.

Peter Robes, president/dictator tries to send Sagan to his death against an invading alien army. Wiith the aid of an old enemy. Maigrey and Sagan unite against the forces to save Dion.
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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% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   ruler Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   warrior/knight Age:    -   40's-50's If magical mental powers:    -   mind reading Really unusual traits?    -   Super genius


Terrain    -   Domed/Underground City Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human warship    -   one or two man fighter/scoutship A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   inhabited by friendly aliens    -   neutral aliens Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   very explicit references to deaths and torture scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a fair amount of scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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