Foundation: Book One of the Collegium Chronicles (a Valdemar Novel) by Mercedes Lackey

Foundation: Book One of the Collegium Chronicles (a Valdemar Novel)

Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles #1

Mercedes Lackey

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous medium-paced

418 pages | first published 2008

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In this chronicle of the early history of Valdemar, a thirteen-year-old orphan named Magpie escapes a life of slavery in the gem mines when he is chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar to be trained as a Herald. Thrust into the ...
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Summary of 495 reviews

Moods

adventurous 80%
hopeful 80%
emotional 40%
lighthearted 40%
mysterious 40%
dark 20%
inspiring 20%
tense 20%

Pace

medium 40%
fast 40%
slow 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 25%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | No: 40%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

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3.7

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