Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir

Gideon the Ninth

The Locked Tomb #1

Tamsyn Muir

fiction fantasy lgbtqia+ science fiction adventurous dark funny medium-paced

448 pages | first published 2019

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The Emperor needs necromancers. The Ninth Necromancer needs a swordswoman. Gideon has a sword, some dirty magazines, and no more time for undead nonsense. Tamsyn Muir's Gideon the Ninth unveils a solar system of swordplay, cut-throat politics, ...
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Moods

dark 86%
adventurous 83%
mysterious 75%
funny 69%
tense 43%
emotional 34%
challenging 19%
sad 14%
lighthearted 4%
hopeful 1%
inspiring 1%
reflective 1%

Pace

medium 67%
fast 18%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 67% | Plot: 20% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 76% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 67% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 11% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | It's complicated: 17% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

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4.28

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