The Black Prism by Brent Weeks

The Black Prism

Lightbringer

Brent Weeks

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious medium-paced

678 pages

Description

In a world where magic is tightly controlled, the most powerful man in history must choose between his kingdom and his son in the first book in the epic NYT bestselling Lightbringer series. Guile is the Prism. He is high priest and emperor, a man ...
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Moods

adventurous 93%
dark 52%
mysterious 44%
tense 37%
funny 30%
emotional 21%
challenging 12%
sad 6%
lighthearted 5%
hopeful 4%
inspiring 4%
reflective 2%

Pace

medium 58%
fast 29%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 53% | Plot: 29% | Character: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 63% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 4% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.97