Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements by adrienne maree brown, Walidah Imarisha

Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements

adrienne maree brown, Walidah Imarisha

fiction fantasy science fiction short stories adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

285 pages | first published 2015

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Whenever we envision a world without war, prisons, or capitalism, we are producing speculative fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time. Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown have brought 20 of th...
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Moods

reflective 74%
challenging 52%
inspiring 49%
adventurous 47%
dark 45%
emotional 39%
hopeful 35%
mysterious 15%
tense 15%
sad 11%
informative 9%
funny 5%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 24%
slow 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 64% | Plot: 22% | N/A: 9% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

N/A: 35% | It's complicated: 29% | No: 19% | Yes: 16%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 22% | No: 9%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 96% | It's complicated: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 50% | N/A: 30% | No: 16% | Yes: 3%

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3.89

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