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Very good story, enough plot twists to keep you on your toes. Dec 08, Frances Vermeulen rated it really liked it.

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It did end rather abruptly though. Songs of the Earth.

It will just begin to explain a bit more about that year gap between the storyline of the original Guild Wars and that of the upcoming Guild Wars 2. Excellent I love Guild Wars 2 enough that this book was brilliant to me. I felt that the relationship between the Char and the Humans wasn’t expanded on enough seeing as it was the main theme of the book, too many pages were set to the other races and the other events of the years since Guild Wars 1 … Show more Show less.

Nonetheless I tore through both Guild Wars novels in a mere three days. Even though this book contains a great amount of peril ghoste unhappiness, it all ends on a wonderful note. A Dance of Chaos. Through the combined forces of Matt Forbeck and Jeff Grubbwe get a perfect example of why they’re at the top of their game.


Guild Wars Ghosts of Ascalon: Impressions from a lore nerd

The Fall of Reach. The once mighty kingdom became a haunted shadow of its former glory. I enjoyed the characters and their bold characteristics. At Barnes and Noble I picked out two Guild Wars books this one guilc Edge of Destinyboth tie-ins to the video game series, because I was looking forward to the then-upcoming Guild Wars 2 game which was set to be released around that time and I wanted to familiarize myself with the universe and lore.

These books really help put hgosts human and mortal perspective to the in-game characters and world.

Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

His group goes through some tough times and they lose some friends in battle. Without the artifact, there is no hope for peace between humans and charr—but the undead king who ghoosts Ascalon won’t give ascalo up easily, and not everyone wants peace! Matt ForbeckJeff Grubb. For more about him and his work, visit Forbeck. Having a little knowledge about the game made it really easy to visualize the characters, hear their voic Ghosts of Ascalon is a tie-in novel that came out while Guild Wars 2 was still in production.

Ghosts of Ascalon

I can find most of the places mentioned in this book within the game, and that’s really unique for storytelling. A bit too stereotypical norn.


To save humankind, Queen War seeks to negotiate a treaty with the hated charr. Expected stuff for a new teenage reader.

Nor any signs of hesitation. Song of the Saurials.

Return to Book Page. He said it could zscalon a bestseller half-jokingly, half hoping. Characters I had trouble bonding with some of the characters you meet in the novel, the main character being somewhat wafs, yet not quite enough to make you care for him in the start. Further more, through these characters and their conflicts, the book did a very good job of bridging the gap between Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 by explaining a lot of the events of the past and present, without it reading like a condescending history lesson.

With a charr, two humans, a norn, silvari and asura making up the party, you can imagine that there’s a bit of internal conflict along the way as well. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Burroughs, some Philip K.

Wand if the Witch.