1. The main complication of this novel, Throne of Glass, is that the protagonist, Celeana Sardothien, has to compete in a competition against the best criminals in all of the kingdom in order to gain what she desires. This is a major complication in the novel because the one thing that Celeana desires so badly, she may not even get if she doesn’t win the competition. If Celeana were to not win this competition to become the King’s Assassin, she will be sent back to imprisonment in the salt mines of Endovier where it is very likely that she will die within the coming year. The only way that Celeana can get her chance at freedom is to compete during this competition, and she may not even win.
2. Another complication to the story, is that someone