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Pathfinder Tales: Nightblade

****½ (based on 2 ratings)
Pathfinder Tales: Nightblade

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by Liane Merciel

Where Demons Fear to Tread

Raised as a wizard-priest in the church of the dark god Zon-Kuthon, Isiem escaped his sadistic masters and became a rebel, leaving behind everything he knew in order to follow his conscience. Now, his unique heritage makes him perfect for a dangerous mission into an ancient dungeon said to hold a magical weapon capable of slaying demons and devils by the thousands and freeing the world of their fiendish taint. Accompanied by companions ranging from a righteous paladin to mercantile mercenaries, Isiem will lead the expedition back into shadowed lands that are all too familiar. And what the adventurers find at the dungeon’s heart will change them all forever.

From acclaimed author Liane Merciel comes a dark tale of survival, horror, and second chances, set in the award- winning world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.

ISBN-13: 978-1-60125-662-1

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****½ (based on 2 ratings)

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An underwhelming sequel

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Nightglass is one of my favorite Pathfinder novels, but after reading this one I can't get rid of the feeling that the story of Isiem should have ended there and then. Don't get me wrong, it's a thrilling adventure... that reads exactly like that: an adventuring party's journal. While the previous book told a story of tragedy and redemption, Nightblade might serve as an inspiration for a great dungeon crawl. Introductory chapters that try to seam the two stories together feel totally disconnected from what happens next. I don't think we have a shortage of unlikely parties going for a desperately dangerous quests in the series, and I am disappointed to see the author using her obvious talent to make another one.


What a great sequel!

*****

Okay so no spoilers; I read this book cover to cover in about 4 hours. Like the first book, I could not put this one down! It brings back the main character from the previous novel and adds some new ones as well as the character from the connected short fiction story the author did. I cannot talk this book up enough, I thought the characters were again very well written, the story had me on edge and I'm combing through bestiaries looking up stats for some of the monsters.

I don't know what I want next: more Isiem, more Ascaros or a prequel on members of 'the family'.


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