Darkdawn

The Nevernight Chronicle #3

Jay Kristoff

fiction Fantasy
adventurous dark fast-paced

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A ruthless young assassin's journey for revenge comes to a stunning end in the conclusion of this acclaimed epic fantasy trilogy.

The Republic of Itreya is in chaos. Mia Corvere has assassinated Cardinal Duomo and rumors of Consul Scaeva’s death ripple through the street of Godsgrave like wildfire. But buried beneath those same streets, deep in the ancient city’s bones, lies a secret that will change the Republic forever.

Mia and her brother Jonnen must journey through the depths of the ancient metropolis. Their quest will take them through the Godsgrave underdark, across the Sea of Swords, back to the library of the Quiet Mountain and the poisoned blades of Mia’s old mentors, and at last the fabled Crown of the Moon. There, Mia will at last discover the origins of the darkin, and learn the destiny that lies in store for her and her world. But with the three suns now in descent, and Truedark on the horizon, will she survive?

New York Times and internationally bestselling author Jay Kristoff’s writing has been praised by critics and readers alike and has won many awards, including five Aurealis Awards, an ABIA, and David Gemmell Morningstar and Legend awards.

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Sexual content (2 reviewers), Cursing (1 reviewer), Death (1 reviewer), Emotional abuse (1 reviewer), Gore (1 reviewer), Violence (1 reviewer), Blood (1 reviewer), Kidnapping (1 reviewer), and Grief (1 reviewer)

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Moods

adventurous 90%
dark 90%
mysterious 48%
tense 48%
emotional 38%
funny 22%
challenging 9%
sad 9%

Pace

medium 51%
fast 44%
slow 3%

Strong character development?

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

Loveable characters?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 32% | No: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 65% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 7%

Flaws of characters centre-stage?

Yes: 81% | It's complicated: 7% | No: 7% | N/A: 3%

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