I got this book at Dragonmeet pretty much by accident. I stumbled upon it in the second hand table and, because it was cheap and it was colourful, I bought it. Little did I know I was going to enjoy it so much and what it kept inside!
The test of time is probably the best test there is. If something looks, feels, reads or plays well 15 or 20 years after it was first published, you can tell you have something special there. Of course, waiting 15 or 20 years to find out if your work is any good is a bit too much to ask.
But just in case anyone asked, I am reviewing the second of a trilogy, The Seeker, a Dark Sun novel by Simon Hawke published by TSR in 1994.
I am a very strong believer that supporting a solid RPG setting with a solid novel or short story is always a good idea. Being a big fan of Paizo and Pathfinder, when I saw Winter Witch in the shelf of the bookstore where I was browsing, I instinctively put it in my shopping basket (yes, I have to use a shopping basket when I go to a book store… I’m that sort of guy).
By Paco Garcia Jaen I don’t think many times I have read a book that has left me with so many mixed feelings about it, and most of them being good feelings. Let’s go in parts. The plot. Demascus has woken up in the middle of a pile of corpses. He can’t remember anything. How […]
By Paco Garcia Jaen It shouldn’t take more than a few pages for a book to capture the reader’s imagination. With this book it took me 5 pages. Margaret Weis is a legend. Without her and Tracy Hickman we wouldn’t have the Dragonlance. Just for that, all role players out there owe her an immense debt of […]