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 74%
funny 71%
tense 43%
emotional 32%
challenging 19%
sad 12%
lighthearted 4%
reflective 1%
hopeful 0%
informative 0%
inspiring 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 66%
fast 21%
slow 12%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 67% | Plot: 18% | Character: 13% | N/A: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 11% | No: 3% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 4% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | No: 12% | N/A: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 9% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.26