The Desert Spear by Peter V. Brett

The Desert Spear

Demon Cycle #2

Peter V. Brett

fiction fantasy adventurous dark medium-paced

579 pages | first published 2010

Description

The sun is setting on humanity. The night now belongs to voracious demons that prey upon a dwindling population forced to cower behind half-forgotten symbols of power. Legends tell of a Deliverer: a general who once bound all mankind into a single...
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Moods

adventurous 87%
dark 87%
emotional 31%
mysterious 31%
challenging 25%
tense 25%

Pace

medium 73%
slow 20%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 25% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | Yes: 28% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 61% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 15%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 8%

Average rating

3.95