Cephrael's Hand by Melissa McPhail

Cephrael's Hand

A Pattern of Shadow & Light #1

Melissa McPhail with Nick Podehl (Narrator)

32 hours, 6 minutes first pub 2010 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy adventurous medium-paced


“All things are composed of patterns...” And within the pattern of the realm of Alorin, three strands must cross:In Alorin...three hundred years after the genocidal Adept Wars, the realm is dying, and the blessed Adept race dies with it. One man h...

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Community Reviews Summary of 127 reviews


adventurous 100%
mysterious 83%
dark 50%
tense 50%
challenging 33%
emotional 33%
hopeful 33%
inspiring 16%


slow 50%
medium 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 66% | Character: 33%

Strong character development?

Yes: 66% | No: 33%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 16% | Yes: 16%

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