The characters are characters, not caricatures or stereotypes where you could easily predict who they are and what they are about. I specifically enjoyed how no one was simply 'good' or 'bad'. These were people who made choices and were dealing with the consequences as best they could. This world isn't a fairy tale and not everything is sunshine and rainbows but it works with the setting.
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Some of the action scenes tends to lead themselves a bit to confusion, specifically with the fights and understanding how all the pieces are arranged. Character descriptions come in blocks after the POV character has met them but get overshadowed by the action only sentences later.
Overall I enjoy the world and how it's being built. You get hints of scope and how much more the world is hiding, just enough to draw you in and keep you thirsting for more but not so much that it bogs down the action and plot. I'm looking forward to what comes next.