To Be Taught, If Fortunate by Becky Chambers

To Be Taught, If Fortunate

Becky Chambers

fiction lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous emotional reflective fast-paced

138 pages | first published 2019

Description

In the future, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the galaxy transform themselves. At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method kn...
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Moods

adventurous 81%
reflective 65%
emotional 55%
hopeful 51%
inspiring 45%
informative 23%
challenging 15%
sad 12%
tense 9%
mysterious 8%
dark 6%
relaxing 6%
lighthearted 4%
funny 3%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 32%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 46% | A mix: 40% | Plot: 11% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 25% | N/A: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 4% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 3% | No: 2% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 51% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

4.29