History Literature / TunnelInTheSky

3rd Feb '17 12:44:10 AM marcoasalazarm
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* TeenageWasteland: Type 1, the kids are stranded on an alien world because the recall to Earth never came.

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* TeenageWasteland: Type 1, the kids are stranded on an alien world because the recall to Earth never came. Those who try to make it an anarchist free-for-all (as mentioned above, aping ''Lord Of The Flies'') get killed off ''fast'' and the ones that remain maintain democracy and organization in order to survive.
21st Jul '16 11:17:10 AM roxana
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** In a conversation with her brother Helen makes it clear that she plans for marriage to be the end of her military career. Her goal is a farm and a flock of children. As this is also the goal of many Heinlein heroes that should not be seen as sexist.
27th Jun '16 11:06:17 AM MacedonianKing
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* FiveManBand: Our five main characters form this.
** TheLeader: Rod Walker
** TheLancer: Jack Daudet
** TheBigGuy: Caroline Mshiyeni
** TheSmartGuy: Grant Cowper
** TheChick: Jimmy Throxton
27th Jun '16 11:05:49 AM MacedonianKing
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%%* RaceLift: Rod is turned into a white kid on the covers.
%% PM me anything from the text that suggests Rod is a POC.

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%%* * RaceLift: Rod is turned into a white kid on the covers.
%% PM me anything from the text that suggests Rod is a POC.
covers.
27th Jun '16 11:02:47 AM MacedonianKing
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%%* AmbiguouslyBrown: [[spoiler: Rod Walker, and by extension the Walker family]].
%% PM me anything from the text that suggests Rod is a POC.

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%%* * AmbiguouslyBrown: [[spoiler: Rod Walker, and by extension the Walker family]].
%% PM me anything from the text that suggests Rod is a POC.
family]].
26th Jun '16 1:29:29 PM MacedonianKing
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* FiveManBand: While there is a large cast of survivors, our five main characters form this.
** TheLeader:Rod Walker
** TheLancer: Jack
** TheBigGuy: Caroline
** TheSmartGuy: Grant
** TheChick: Jimmy
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Matson asks Rod who gave him the good survival advice and Rod explains it came from his sister in the Corp of Amazons. Matson grumbles that a woman like her would have kept him from being a cranky old bachelor. [[spoiler: When Rod returns, Matson is now his brother-in-law]].


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* FiveManBand: Our five main characters form this.
** TheLeader: Rod Walker
** TheLancer: Jack Daudet
** TheBigGuy: Caroline Mshiyeni
** TheSmartGuy: Grant Cowper
** TheChick: Jimmy Throxton
* {{Foreshadowing}}: Matson asks Rod who gave him the good survival advice and Rod explains it came from his sister in the Corp of Amazons. Matson grumbles that a woman like her would have kept him from being a cranky old bachelor. [[spoiler: When Rod returns, Matson is now his brother-in-law]].
26th Jun '16 1:24:01 PM MacedonianKing
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* FiveManBand: While there is a large cast of survivors, our five main characters form this.
** TheLeader:Rod Walker
** TheLancer: Jack
** TheBigGuy: Caroline
** TheSmartGuy: Grant
** TheChick: Jimmy


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* SassyBlackWoman: Caroline.
24th Jun '16 8:00:01 AM MacedonianKing
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[[caption-width-right:236: Children are another race and adults deal with them as such. But adolescents are neither adult nor child. They have the impossible, unsolvable, tragic problems of all fringe cultures.]]

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[[caption-width-right:236: Children are another race
-> "Rod, everyone of us is beset by two things: a need to go home,
and adults deal with them as such. But adolescents are neither adult nor child. They have the impossible, unsolvable, tragic problems impossibility of all fringe cultures.]]
doing it."- Deacon Matson.
24th Jun '16 7:38:30 AM MacedonianKing
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* CoversAlwaysLie: The teenager portrayed on the front cover (presumably Rod Walker) is white, despite our protagonist being black.

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* CoversAlwaysLie: The teenager portrayed on the front cover (presumably Rod Walker) Walker, due to the lack of equipment) is white, Caucasian, despite our protagonist Rod being black.African-American in the book..
24th Jun '16 7:36:50 AM MacedonianKing
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[[caption-width-right:236: Our black protagonist.]]

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[[caption-width-right:236: Our black protagonist.Children are another race and adults deal with them as such. But adolescents are neither adult nor child. They have the impossible, unsolvable, tragic problems of all fringe cultures.]]


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* CoversAlwaysLie: The teenager portrayed on the front cover (presumably Rod Walker) is white, despite our protagonist being black.
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