|Plot Summary of The Soulforge |
|"The early life of protagonist Raistlin Majere is outlined in the novel to show his coming of age and his development into a great mage. The novel is set during Raistlin's youth and shows his familial life in disarray after the death of his mother. There is a continual rivalry between him and his brother though his brother is abscent in knowledging this rivalry. Raistlin leaves behind youth to become a great mage and in the process becomes a man. He defeats his worst enemy, himself. "
Daniela Lo Presti, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Soulforge |
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 60%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- cynical or dry-wit
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Coming of age
- a powerful magician
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- a teen
If magical mental powers:
- fire/lightning/weather cntrl
- mind reading
- can cast many different spells
- is very quick
- can read emotions
Really unusual traits?
- Super genius
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to torture
How much dialogue?
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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