The Descent of the Drowned by Ana Lal Din

The Descent of the Drowned

The Descent of the Drowned #1

Ana Lal Din

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous emotional slow-paced

338 pages

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She is bound to serve. He is meant to kill. Survival is their prison. Choice is their weapon.As the sacred slave of a goddess, Roma is of a lower caste that serves patrons to sustain the balance between gods and men. What she wants is her freedom,...
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Summary of 170 reviews


dark 96%
tense 74%
challenging 59%
emotional 59%
sad 55%
adventurous 37%
mysterious 29%
informative 18%
reflective 7%
hopeful 3%
inspiring 3%
relaxing 3%


slow 65%
medium 31%
fast 3%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Character: 47%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 8%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 42% | Yes: 33% | No: 23%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 95% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 4%

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