Furies of Calderon by Jim Butcher

Furies of Calderon

Codex Alera #1

Jim Butcher

fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious medium-paced

504 pages | first published 2004

Description

For a thousand years, the people of Alera have united against the aggressive and threatening races that inhabit the world, using their unique bond with the furies - elementals of earth, air, fire, water, and metal. But now, Gaius Sextus, First Lor...
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Moods

adventurous 100%
tense 33%
dark 30%
emotional 26%
mysterious 26%
funny 14%
challenging 9%
lighthearted 9%
inspiring 7%
hopeful 4%
sad 4%
reflective 2%
relaxing 2%

Pace

medium 61%
fast 30%
slow 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 43% | A mix: 40% | Character: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 71% | No: 14% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 78% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 3% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 44% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 26% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 60% | No: 30% | It's complicated: 6% | N/A: 3%

Average rating

3.85