|Plot Summary of The Woods Out Back - Dragonslayer 1|
Gary Leger is a young man bored by a life in a factory until he is transported to a medeval world by a sly leprechan and a ring of dancing fairies. It is soon revealed that Gary has been brought to the land with a purpose; he is the chosen one to slay the dreaded dragon who wreaks havoc among the land and its people. Gary experiences a whole new world of adventures, battles, and new, somewhat strange friends. The sorceress, Cerdiwen makes things more complicated than originally planned. Not only does Gary have to cope with being thrown into a strange land and dangerous missions, but he also discovers the important role he plays by wearing the armour of the land's lost hero, Cedric.
This synopsis report prepared by Christina Colenutt
Gary Leger is taken into the magical realm of Faerie in order to assist a brave elf lord on his life-quest to reforge a magical spear. But the evil Witch does not want this task completed, and she will do everything possible to stop them.
This synopsis report prepared by Ms. Felix N. Hansen
|Chapter Analysis of The Woods Out Back - Dragonslayer 1|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 30%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 10%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- humorous or laughable
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- part earth & part fantasy world
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- roaming fantasy world, battling hostile monsters
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- blue collar worker
- 20th century
- during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a primitive/fantasy society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- explicit references to deaths
How much dialogue?
- significantly more dialog than descript
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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