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

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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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Summary of 2049 reviews

Moods

adventurous 92%
dark 82%
tense 38%
mysterious 35%
emotional 25%
challenging 20%
reflective 10%
sad 7%
hopeful 2%
informative 2%
inspiring 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 68%
slow 15%
fast 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 68% | Plot: 17% | Character: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 47% | It's complicated: 41% | No: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 12% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 9%

Average rating

3.98

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