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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Moods

hopeful 64%
emotional 56%
reflective 39%
inspiring 26%
challenging 24%
adventurous 23%
mysterious 21%
tense 20%
lighthearted 13%
relaxing 13%
funny 11%
dark 8%
sad 7%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 39%
fast 2%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 50% | A mix: 44% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | No: 6% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 5% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 51% | It's complicated: 34% | No: 7% | N/A: 6%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 68% | No: 16% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

4.2