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 65%
emotional 56%
reflective 41%
adventurous 26%
challenging 26%
inspiring 26%
tense 22%
mysterious 14%
relaxing 12%
lighthearted 11%
funny 10%
sad 8%
dark 7%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 61%
slow 37%
fast 1%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 40% | Plot: 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 89% | It's complicated: 6% | No: 4%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 94% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 45% | It's complicated: 39% | No: 9% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 67% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 14% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

4.21