fiction fantasy challenging tense medium-paced

446 pages | first published 2014

Description

The youngest, half-goblin son of the Emperor has lived his entire life in exile, distant from the Imperial Court and the deadly intrigue that suffuses it. But when his father and three sons in line for the throne are killed in an "accident," he ha...
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summary of 2032 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

hopeful 63%
emotional 57%
reflective 40%
challenging 26%
inspiring 25%
adventurous 24%
tense 20%
mysterious 18%
relaxing 14%
funny 12%
lighthearted 11%
dark 8%
sad 7%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 40%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 55% | A mix: 39% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | No: 5% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 37% | No: 8% | N/A: 7%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.2