The Councillor by E. J. Beaton

The Councillor

E. J. Beaton

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous slow-paced

448 pages | first published 2021

Description

This Machiavellian fantasy follows a scholar's quest to choose the next ruler of her kingdom amidst lies, conspiracy, and assassinationWhen the death of Iron Queen Sarelin Brey fractures the realm of Elira, Lysande Prior, the palace scholar and th...
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Moods

mysterious 72%
adventurous 64%
tense 56%
challenging 52%
dark 36%
emotional 16%
reflective 16%
informative 8%
sad 8%
inspiring 4%

Pace

slow 60%
medium 35%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 65% | Character: 30% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 8%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 8%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 69% | It's complicated: 26% | N/A: 4%

Average rating

4.11