The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson

The Hero of Ages

Mistborn #3

Brandon Sanderson

fiction fantasy adventurous dark emotional medium-paced

572 pages | first published 2008

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Tricked into releasing the evil spirit Ruin while attempting to close the Well of Ascension, new emperor Elend Venture and his wife, the assassin Vin, are now hard-pressed to save the world.
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Moods

adventurous 95%
emotional 63%
dark 54%
tense 52%
mysterious 46%
hopeful 34%
sad 26%
challenging 20%
inspiring 20%
reflective 14%
funny 4%
informative 1%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 19%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 70% | Plot: 24% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 50% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 16% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.53

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