|Plot Summary of The Status Civilization|
Barrent has been convicted for murder and is brought to serve his sentence on Omega, a planet inhabited by criminals. His memory was washed and left without any recalls from his past life whatsoever (including the crime he seems to have committed). He is also unaware of all the dangers of living on Omega: a ruthless, yet quite complex society with a complex legal system (for instance, murder is rewarded under certain circumstances and drug consumption is compulsory for all citizens). Although Barrent is a skilful survivor, he does not fit well in this world, due to his independent nature and generally merciful behaviour.
This synopsis report prepared by Vladimir Kokorev
|Chapter Analysis of The Status Civilization|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 20%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
Repressive society story
- drugs you
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Who's a slave/repressed?
- humans are slaves of other humans
- accused criminal
- distant future
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- very controlled society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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