|Plot Summary of Hiero's Journey: A Romance of the Future|
Protagonist searches post nuclear war North America for instructions on how to build a computer. He fights creatures, mutants, and evildoers with newly evolved mental powers and his trusty pistol.
This synopsis report prepared by Steve
Set 5000 years in the future, Hiero is a martial priest sent on a journey through North America radically altered after a nuclear war 5000 years before. He has to recover the secrets of long lost computers to help his fledgling society overcome the hidden and actual threat from the "Unclean" who are a secret society pledged to bring back the world of "The Death". He has one advantage in his journey. Hiero is telepathic.
This synopsis report prepared by Ian Jones
|Chapter Analysis of Hiero's Journey: A Romance of the Future|
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 - 30%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- alternate history
Explore/1st contact/ enviro story
- surviving a post environmental/nuclear disaster
Mental/magical powers focus
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- religious figure
If magical mental powers:
- can talk to animals
- mind reading
- mind control
- can see into the future
- Domed/Underground City
- distant future
Takes place on Earth?
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit 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
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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