The Pool of Fire - Tripods Trilogy 3 Book Summary and Study Guide

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Are the Tripods really invulnerable, or will the rebels' daring and dangerous scheme bring freedom to the human race?
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The third and last book of the Tripod Trilogy follows the rebels as they plan and carry out their attack on the domed cities and attempt to rid the earth of its alien invaders.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 40%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   depressing/sad FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Repressive society story    -   Yes Repressive because:    -   controls your mind If an invasion, from Earth/human POV:    -   fighting overt invasion (attacking aliens) War or Invasion    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Kid's book (ages 7-14) Who's a slave/repressed?    -   humans are slaves of other humans

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   spy Age:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   near future (later in 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/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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