By Schism Rent Asunder by David Weber

By Schism Rent Asunder

Safehold #2

David Weber

510 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous slow-paced
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The world has changed. The mercantile kingdom of Charis has prevailed over the alliance designed to exterminate it. Armed with better sailing vessels, better guns and better devices of all sorts, Charis faced the combined navies of the rest of the...

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Community Reviews Summary of 356 reviews


adventurous 80%
inspiring 60%
hopeful 40%
tense 40%
funny 20%
informative 20%
lighthearted 20%
mysterious 20%


medium 50%
slow 33%
fast 16%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | No: 20% | It's complicated: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

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