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Galactic performance master Mikk, an expert in dance, song, and acting, is accused of performing a forbidden Somalian songdance. While in his cell waiting for trial to begin, he thinks back over his life and the many events that have brought him into conflict with the galaxy's artistic authorities.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   sensitive (sigh....) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Repressive society story    -   Yes Repressive because:    -   strict rationing of freedoms/goods Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Alien Profession/status:    -   artist Age:    -   long lived adults Really unusual traits?    -   Super genius


Terrain    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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