fiction fantasy adventurous dark emotional slow-paced

648 pages | first published 1996

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Fitz has survived his first hazardous mission as king’s assassin, but is left little more than a cripple. Battered and bitter, he vows to abandon his oath to King Shrewd, remaining in the distant mountains. But love and events of terrible urgency ...
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Summary of 8587 reviews

Moods

adventurous 87%
emotional 64%
dark 53%
tense 52%
sad 29%
mysterious 28%
challenging 23%
reflective 11%
funny 5%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

slow 61%
medium 34%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 47% | Character: 44% | Plot: 7%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 51% | Yes: 29% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.25

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