The Dispatcher by John Scalzi

The Dispatcher

The Dispatcher #1

John Scalzi

130 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

fiction mystery science fiction adventurous dark mysterious fast-paced

Description

One day, not long from now, it becomes almost impossible to murder anyone—999 times out of a thousand, anyone who is intentionally killed comes back. How? We don't know. But it changes everything: war, crime, daily life. Tony Valdez is a Dispat...

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Community Reviews Summary of 4,037 reviews

Moods

mysterious 85%
dark 60%
adventurous 42%
tense 33%
funny 12%
challenging 11%
reflective 10%
emotional 9%
sad 3%
informative 2%
lighthearted 2%
hopeful 1%
relaxing 1%

Pace

fast 77%
medium 19%
slow 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 71% | A mix: 18% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

No: 70% | It's complicated: 13% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 35% | Yes: 32% | No: 26% | N/A: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 45% | No: 40% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 58% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 13% | N/A: 1%

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3.91

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