fiction fantasy adventurous challenging dark slow-paced

464 pages | first published 2021

Description

In a political fantasy unlike any other, debut author C. L. Clark spins an epic tale of rebellion, espionage, and military might on the far outreaches of a crumbling desert empire.Touraine is a soldier. Stolen as a child and raised to kill and die...
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Moods

adventurous 74%
dark 74%
tense 65%
challenging 51%
emotional 46%
reflective 17%
sad 14%
hopeful 12%
mysterious 12%
inspiring 8%
funny 4%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 34%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 59% | Character: 29% | Plot: 10%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 30% | No: 12% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 98% | No: 1% | It's complicated: 0%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 1%

Average rating

4.08