Last Gate of the Emperor by Kwame Mbalia, Prince Joel Makonnen

Last Gate of the Emperor

Kwame Mbalia, Prince Joel Makonnen

fiction childrens science science fiction adventurous medium-paced

320 pages


From Kwame Mbalia and Prince Joel David Makonnen comes an Afrofuturist adventure about a mythical Ethiopian empire. Sci-fi and fantasy combine in this epic journey to the stars.Yared Heywat lives an isolated life in Addis Prime -- a hardscrabble c...

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adventurous 100%
funny 50%
emotional 33%
hopeful 33%
mysterious 33%
tense 33%
challenging 16%
lighthearted 16%
reflective 16%


fast 66%
medium 33%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 75% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 25%

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