fiction science fiction adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

473 pages | first published 1989

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It is the 29th century and the universe of the Human Hegemony is under threat. Invasion by the warlike Ousters looms, and the mysterious schemes of the secessionist AI TechnoCore bring chaos ever closer. On the eve of disaster, with the entire gal...
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Summary of 6869 reviews

Moods

adventurous 75%
mysterious 75%
dark 57%
challenging 43%
reflective 39%
emotional 36%
tense 33%
sad 20%
inspiring 6%
funny 5%
hopeful 4%
informative 2%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 53%
slow 42%
fast 4%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 51% | A mix: 36% | Plot: 11%

Strong character development?

Yes: 54% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 19%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 45% | Yes: 35% | No: 18%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 70% | No: 17% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 14%

Average rating

4.18

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