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Pathfinder Tales: Prince of Wolves

****½ (based on 63 ratings)
Pathfinder Tales: Prince of Wolves

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by Dave Gross

For half-elven Pathfinder Varian Jeggare and his devil-blooded bodyguard Radovan, things are rarely as they seem. Yet not even the notorious crime-solving duo is prepared for what they find when a search for a missing Pathfinder takes them into the gothic and mist-shrouded mountains of Ustalav. Beset on all sides by noble intrigue, mysterious locals, and the deadly creatures of the night, Varian and Radovan must use both sword and spell to track the strange rumors to their source and uncover a secret of unimaginable proportions, aided in their quest by a pack of sinister werewolves and a mysterious mute priestess. But it’ll take more than merely solving the mystery to finish this job. For shadowy figures have taken note of the pair’s investigations, and the forces of darkness are set on making sure neither man gets out of Ustalav alive...

From fan-favorite author Dave Gross comes a new fantastical mystery set in the award-winning world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

368-page mass market paperback.

ISBN–13: 978-1-60125-287-6

Download a free sample chapter by clicking here! (72 KB zip/pdf)

Prince of Wolves is sanctioned for use in Pathfinder Society Organized Play. Its Chronicle Sheet and additional are a free download (225 KB zip/PDF).

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****½ (based on 63 ratings)

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Best I've read...

*****

Hands down the best of the three Pathfinder Tales I have read so far. Read more of my review on Rising Phoenix Games.


Best tale for Golarion support

*****

I have just finished re-reading this for the third time. I consider this the best among Pathfinder tales (I have read sixteen of these up to now) from Golarion supporting knowledge point of view. This book made me love Ustalav and the way Dave Gross increase the available data inside Paizo books (Inner Sea World Guide among the others) is wonderful. I really really loved Virholt history and Ustalavic Sczarni. Thanks for this book Paizo!


Writing Style Turns Me Off

***( )( )

As I have mentioned in the title I disliked the writing style. I do not like how Dave Gross switches from two completely different characters in 1st person, so it's hard to understand the story and piece it together.
I really disliked the way how Varian Jaggare speaks. His constant use of rarely used and complicated vocabulary makes me want to skip his chapter entirely. I always have to look at my dictionary just to understand what he is talking about. His side of the story starts off slow, but it does get slightly more interesting throughout the process. I do like Radovan's side of the story though. His misfortunes and the way he tells his story keeps my attention.
The story revolves more around Radovan and less on Varian. I probably only disliked it because of its lack of action (in the beginning of Varian Jaggare's story), difficult vocabulary, and the writing style, but it's worth reading if you can get past those problems.


This Book Has Bite!

*****

I rolled a QC (Quality Check) and it was good. Prince of Wolves by David Gross is a howl and a half. It was also my first Pathfinder novel so maybe I'm bathed in the glow of sentimentality but only by a rakshasa's whisker. This book is fun! It establishes the character's relationships well; Pathfinder Varian Jeggare and bodyguard Radovan create a dynamic duo that should last long into the future. The intriguing Transylvania flavor of Ustalav provide a rich backdrop for the Golarion country that has is so ripe for further exploration. This review comes long after I read the book but it's safe to say it was a fun romp through Ustalav with plenty of world enhancing nuggets. The story arc was interesting. The characters were hilarious and well drawn. Prince of Wolves made me want more!


Great Book!

*****

This is a great book, loved the story and characters, it was like playing an adventure but with many jokes. Could not stop reading. Will keep reading more Pathfinder Tales. For me it was a discovery.

Got Hells Pawns and Master of Devils next... ;-)


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