Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

Leviathan Wakes

The Expanse #1

James S.A. Corey

fiction science fiction adventurous dark mysterious medium-paced

561 pages | first published 2011

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Humanity has colonized the solar system--Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond--but the stars are still out of our reach.Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and h...
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Moods

adventurous 96%
mysterious 60%
tense 53%
dark 52%
emotional 20%
funny 17%
challenging 13%
reflective 9%
sad 6%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 4%
informative 3%
lighthearted 1%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 34%
slow 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 58% | Plot: 36% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | It's complicated: 21% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 31% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 78% | No: 10% | It's complicated: 8% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 12% | N/A: 1%

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