|Plot Summary of The Ringworld Engineers|
Luis Wu is kidnapped by a pupeteer, and forced, along with speaker-to-animals (now Chmee)to return to the Ringworld. They search for an "element converter", which is actually doesn't exist. After they explore the ringworld again, they discover a horrible truth about Teela Brown... she's now a Protector. They kill her, and eventually save the Ringworld from colliding with its own sun.
This synopsis report prepared by Dimitri Melamoud
Louis Wu and company unwillingly return to an unstable Ringworld. They meet a lot of natives and solve a problem. A face from the past stands in their way. Or does she?
This is my FAVOURITE BOOK OF ALL TIME, and has been for 10 yrs.
This synopsis report prepared by Gareth Powell
The Ringworld has gone off its axis and is about to fall into its own star/sun. Louis Wu, the kzin Speaker-to-Animals, and the Puppeteer mate of Nessus journey once again to the Ringworld to find out what could have caused this and how they can fix it. Once there, they learn more about who built the Ringworld than they had ever expected!
This synopsis report prepared by Jessica Augustsson
|Chapter Analysis of The Ringworld Engineers|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 30%
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- exploring a wondrous planet or phenomena
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- long lived adults
- Space, need spacesuit
- alien spaceship
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
- inhabited by friendly aliens
- neutral aliens
- primitive aliens
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:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- significantly more dialog than descript
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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