Cephrael's Hand by Melissa McPhail

780 pages first pub 2010 (editions)

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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adventurous 100%
mysterious 80%
dark 60%
challenging 40%
emotional 40%
hopeful 40%
tense 40%
inspiring 20%


medium 60%
slow 40%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 40%

Strong character development?

Yes: 80% | No: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

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

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