The Spider Gem - Portal Chronicles 1 Book Summary and Study Guide

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The plot centres around three Earth teenagers, Ashley from Oregon USA and two Welsh boy, Mike and Rhys. The teenagers accidentally trigger a magical force when they find and connect a magical pendant and ring. All three are thrown into the world of Portalia where they arrive in the city of centaurs, Eumor. Here they befriend a young female centaur and the centaurs agree to help the earthlings return home.
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To do this they must join forces with the centaurs, together with the friendly Portalia races of humans, elves and dwarves, to fight against an ancient foe, recently reawakened after many generations.
This foe, a warlock, has forged a mighty army of strange rock hewn creature known as the Graav couple with a huge force of spiders, called forth from various worlds by the use of a crystal known as The Spider Gem.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   part earth & part fantasy world Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   roaming fantasy world, battling hostiles Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Age:    -   a teen If magical mental powers:    -   teleportation


Terrain    -   Mountains Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   a moderate amount of scientific explanation How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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