The Final Strife by Saara El-Arifi

576 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ adventurous dark emotional medium-paced

Description

Red is the blood of the elite, of magic, of control.Blue is the blood of the poor, of workers, of the resistance.Clear is the blood of the slaves, of the crushed, of the invisible.Sylah dreams of days growing up in the resistance, being told she w...

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Moods

adventurous 86%
dark 61%
emotional 56%
tense 52%
mysterious 43%
challenging 35%
hopeful 19%
sad 17%
inspiring 16%
reflective 14%
funny 13%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 16%
fast 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 74% | Character: 12% | Plot: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 4%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 97% | It's complicated: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 12% | No: 5%

Average rating

4.3

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