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Five aliens come to a greenhouse devistated earth in 2011 to restore it to paradise. Each establishes a "zone" in a different geographical area where only a very few humans and no human technology can enter but are freely accessible by all other of earth's creatures. Creatures speak very little, reflect mostly lower animal insticts, are fur-bearing, possess unlimited powers and seem to place discern no significant difference betwee humans and the lower animals. The ook spans period of approximately seventy five years in which the creatures work, eventually with man's acceptance, to restore earth to paradise.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 50% Tone of book    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Explore/1st contact/ enviro story    -   Yes Explore:    -   post environmental/nuclear disaster, fighting MadMax gangs    -   surviving natural elements on planet Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   40's-50's Really unusual traits?    -   Super genius


Terrain    -   Forests Earth setting:    -   near future (later in 21st century) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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