Reading and Discussion Questions for
13 DAYS: THE PYTHAGORAS CONSPIRACY
by L. A. Starks
What could spike gasoline prices up again?
Energy executive Lynn Dayton thinks her challenge is fixing the troubled refinery her company has just acquired on the Houston Ship Channel. But soon she must save it, and other oil refineries, from the industrial havoc and deaths directed by a French saboteur, simultaneously fighting off threats to her own life.
As Lynn deals with chemical leaks, disloyal employees, a new season of hurricanes, and mounting casualties, Robert Guillard, a corrupted idealist, plans to manipulate her through her vulnerable sister.
But Robert underestimates his prey.
Discussion Questions (click here for a printable version)
- What is your view of Lynn Dayton? What motivates her to dig deeper into the apparent accident?
- How did and does Lynn's father influence her? Though her mother is no longer alive, what influences of her mother do you see in Lynn?