Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapters 1 and 2 Abstract
* Qwilleran is identified as a newspaper reporter for the Fluxion, and a cab driver identifies Junktown as a dangerous place.
* In a seedy hotel room, Qwilleran feeds his cats, Koko and Yum Yum, identifying him as an avid cat lover.
Chapters 3, 4 and 5 Abstract
* The memo from the Fluxion about a writing contest offers...
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