The Bear and the Serpent by Adrian Tchaikovsky
The Bear and the Serpent

Adrian Tchaikovsky

The Bear and the Serpent

Echoes of the Fall #2

Adrian Tchaikovsky

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fiction fantasy adventurous mysterious slow-paced


As the south is in turmoil, an old terror emerges in the north . . .Maniye, child of both Wolf and Tiger clans, has been named Champion of her people. But they're unsure if she's an asset – or a threat. To buy time, she joins Prince Tecuman's warb...

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Community Reviews Summary of 263 reviews


adventurous 96%
mysterious 33%
tense 33%
dark 30%
emotional 13%
inspiring 10%
sad 10%
challenging 6%
hopeful 6%
reflective 3%
relaxing 3%


medium 68%
slow 20%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Plot: 34% | Character: 3%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 18% | No: 7%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 58% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20%

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