The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

The Final Empire

Mistborn #1

Brandon Sanderson

fiction fantasy adventurous fast-paced

647 pages | first published 2006

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For a thousand years the ash fell and no flowers bloomed. For a thousand years the Skaa slaved in misery and lived in fear while the Lord Ruler reigned with absolute power and ultimate terror, a divinely invincible leader. Hope is long lost, unti...
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Moods

adventurous 97%
mysterious 48%
dark 45%
tense 43%
emotional 35%
hopeful 25%
inspiring 17%
funny 14%
challenging 13%
sad 11%
reflective 6%
lighthearted 3%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 59%
fast 28%
slow 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 67% | Plot: 23% | Character: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 88% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 5%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 87% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 40% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 15% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.46