|Plot Summary of The Price of the Samaritan|
Two races facing extinction. Can they save each other? And who will pay the price of the Samaritan? Kyle Bonar, an anthropologist on a Starborn generation ship, spearheads the movement to save the primitive Kalryn from their dying world. When a Kalryn leader steals his future wife and kills most of the landing party, Kyle discovers who must pay the price.
This synopsis report prepared by Ellen Anthony
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|Chapter Analysis of The Price of the Samaritan|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- colonizing/homesteading another planet
Spying & Investigations
What is main char. doing?
- rescue mission/escape from confinement
- search for identity/new understanding
- change of heart
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Cultural problems, alien culture
- one culture tries to impose its culture on another group
- really, really giant spaceship/station
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- unfriendly aliens
- primitive aliens
- empty, or nearly empty world
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a significant amount of technical jargon
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- descript of touching personal anatomy
- society controls main character's sexing
- actual description of sex
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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