First off, I'd like to congratulate you, Mr. Schend. You have graduated to the ranks of Ed, Elaine and Bob in (at least my) standings.
The story kept the flavor of the Realms, from reluctant heroes and smart-alec rogues to adventurers being in way over their heads, but still going forward because it's the right thing to do.
I know I listed HEAVY SPOILERS on this, not because I want to give away the overall story, but because a lot of things discussed here are going to be spoiler-like, being that they were covered by NDA in other areas.
Now, into the review.
As a reader of shared-world fiction, and most of those being set in gaming environments,… Read more