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 77%
dark 73%
tense 62%
challenging 50%
emotional 47%
reflective 14%
sad 14%
hopeful 10%
mysterious 10%
inspiring 9%
funny 3%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 32%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 26% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 55% | Yes: 31% | No: 12% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

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

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Average rating

4.07