The Merciless Ones by Namina Forna

The Merciless Ones

Deathless #2

Namina Forna

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous dark tense medium-paced

432 pages | first published 2022

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Fans of The Gilded Ones and Children of Blood and Bone will love the second book in an epic fantasy series about a girl who is the key to saving the empire--or its greatest threat.It's been six months since Deka has freed the goddesses and discove...
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Summary of 24 reviews

Moods

adventurous 100%
dark 75%
tense 60%
emotional 40%
challenging 35%
mysterious 25%
hopeful 15%
inspiring 15%
reflective 10%
sad 10%
funny 5%

Pace

medium 71%
fast 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 72% | Plot: 22% | Character: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 82% | No: 11% | It's complicated: 5%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 38% | No: 11%

Average rating

4.04

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