Redshirts by John Scalzi

Redshirts

John Scalzi

320 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

fiction science fiction adventurous funny medium-paced
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Ensign Andrew Dahl has just been assigned to the Universal Union Capital Ship Intrepid, flagship of the Universal Union since the year 2456. It’s a prestige posting, and Andrew is thrilled all the more to be assigned to the ship’s Xenobiology labo...

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Community Reviews Summary of 10,396 reviews

Moods

funny 88%
adventurous 83%
lighthearted 52%
mysterious 23%
emotional 14%
hopeful 14%
reflective 13%
tense 7%
challenging 4%
dark 4%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 2%
sad 1%

Pace

fast 64%
medium 34%
slow 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 51% | A mix: 36% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 36% | No: 32% | It's complicated: 29% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 74% | No: 12% | It's complicated: 10% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 47% | Yes: 33% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 59% | It's complicated: 24% | Yes: 13% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.81

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