fiction science fiction speculative fiction challenging dark tense medium-paced

195 pages | first published 2014

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Area X has been cut off from the rest of the world for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the second expedition ended in mass suicide, ...
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Moods

mysterious 90%
dark 76%
tense 64%
adventurous 54%
challenging 40%
reflective 26%
emotional 11%
sad 6%
informative 1%
inspiring 1%
funny 0%
hopeful 0%
relaxing 0%

Pace

medium 55%
fast 22%
slow 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 42% | Character: 29% | Plot: 26% | N/A: 1%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 31% | No: 24% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

No: 47% | It's complicated: 40% | Yes: 9% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 38% | It's complicated: 26% | Yes: 25% | N/A: 10%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 11% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.76