Bane and Shadow by Jon Skovron

Bane and Shadow

Empire of Storms #2

Jon Skovron

416 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

fiction fantasy adventurous fast-paced


A killer adventure fantasy follow-up to HOPE AND RED, set in a fracturing empire spread across savage seas, where two young people from different cultures find common purpose.Red is being trained as a cold-blooded assassin by the biomancers. As he...

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adventurous 100%
dark 75%
funny 75%
emotional 50%
mysterious 50%
sad 25%
tense 25%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Character: 50%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 100%

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