The Star Pit Topics for Discussion

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1. Why does Vyme break the ecologarium at the start of the novel?

Did it make sense then? If not, when did you begin to understand the full implications of his act?

2. The sloths take on a symbolic role at the end of the novel. What do they represent?

3. Why is earth considered primitive in The Star Pit?

4. What is a star pit? What purpose does it serve? What kinds of people are most commonly found there?

5. What makes a golden special? 6. Why does Androcles feel trapped?

7. Why does Vyme want to help children?

8. What is a procreation group?

How does one function?

9. Why do people want to have goldens? What can goldens provide that ordinary people cannot?

10. Why does Vyme not want to leave the star pit?

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