The Price of the Stars - Mageworlds 1 Book Summary and Study Guide

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First book in the Mageworlds. Beka Rosselin-Metadi is a freebooter at heart. Her mother is assassinated and her father offers her his ship Warhammer, if she will deliver the assassins to him "off the books". This has a tendency to get assassins looking for you. She fakes her death, and with a new indentity, she goes looking.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 60%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 10%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Spying & Investigations    -   Yes What is main char. doing?    -   finding a killer (criminal) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   fighter (air/space) pilot Age:    -   20's-30's


Spaceship setting:    -   futuristic human freighter/transport A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes Takes place in spaceship?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   an average amount of scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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