The Shadow of the Gods by John Gwynne

The Shadow of the Gods

The Bloodsworn Saga #1

John Gwynne

fiction fantasy adventurous dark tense medium-paced

496 pages | first published 2021

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THE GREATEST SAGAS ARE WRITTEN IN BLOOD. A century has passed since the gods fought and drove themselves to extinction. Now only their bones remain, promising great power to those brave enough to seek them out. As whispers of war echo across the...
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Summary of 1228 reviews

Moods

adventurous 98%
dark 76%
tense 58%
mysterious 34%
emotional 28%
challenging 19%
sad 11%
funny 4%
inspiring 4%
hopeful 2%
reflective 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 22%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 68% | Character: 18% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 15% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 25% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 43% | No: 34% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | No: 28% | It's complicated: 21% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

4.26

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