Tempests and Slaughter by Tamora Pierce

Tempests and Slaughter

The Numair Chronicles #1

Tamora Pierce

432 pages first pub 2018 (editions)

fiction fantasy young adult adventurous slow-paced

Description

In the ancient halls of the Imperial University of Carthak, a young man has begun his journey to becoming one of most powerful mages the realm has ever known. Arram Draper is the youngest student in his class and has the Gift of unlimited potentia...

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Moods

adventurous 88%
mysterious 27%
emotional 26%
funny 20%
lighthearted 19%
reflective 14%
dark 13%
tense 11%
hopeful 10%
inspiring 8%
challenging 6%
informative 5%
relaxing 4%
sad 3%

Pace

slow 46%
medium 42%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 64% | A mix: 26% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 12%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 5% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 6% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 20% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.96

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