Ancillary Mercy by Ann Leckie

Ancillary Mercy

Imperial Radch #3

Ann Leckie

368 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous challenging medium-paced

Description

For just a moment, things seem to be under control for the soldier known as Breq. Then a search of Athoek Station's slums turns up someone who shouldn't exist—someone who might be a refugee from a ship that's been hiding beyond the empire's reach ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,848 reviews

Moods

adventurous 87%
emotional 41%
tense 41%
hopeful 34%
challenging 30%
reflective 30%
funny 28%
mysterious 18%
inspiring 16%
dark 8%
sad 4%
lighthearted 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 72%
fast 18%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 68% | Character: 17% | Plot: 13%

Strong character development?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 61% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 16%

Average rating

4.31

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