adventurous dark mysterious tense fast-paced
- Plot- or character-driven? Plot
- Strong character development? It's complicated
- Loveable characters? No
- Diverse cast of characters? Yes
- Flaws of characters a main focus? Yes
The alien world and its creatures are interesting, as are the slowly degrading human cultures, but I had a hard time getting past the many unhealthy and frequently destructive relationships among the characters. Not a bad book, really, but not a particularly pleasant one.