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Scars: A Lost Novel of Earthdawn Paperback – September, 2005

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Caroline Spector has been an associate editor for Amazing Stories magazine and is the editor of various role-playing game modules. She is the author of the Immortals trilogy, which bridges the popular Earthdawn and Shadowrun game universes, and of three computer game hint books. She lives in Texas.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 310 pages
  • Publisher: Per Aspera Press (September 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0974573426
  • ISBN-13: 978-0974573427
  • Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,988,871 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Paperback
First, please do not pay exorbitant prices for this book. RedBrick Limited, the holders of the Earthdawn license, has reprinted this one through Lulu and it is readily available.

Now to the book!

The inhabitants of Barsaive made many sacrifices to survive the 500-year Scourge which ravaged their lush land. The noble Therans built elaborately warded underground kaers deep in the Earth, the city of Parlainth shifted to another plane, and the proud Elves of Blood Wood endured the excruciating Ritual of Thorns. Now the Scourge has ended; the metaplanar Horrors have begun to withdraw. Cities are rebuilt, and the peoples of Barsaive are starting to forget. But Aina cannot forget. Aina carries the scars of the desperate choices she made five hundred years ago--choices which allowed her to survive, but which haunt her as relentlessly as the Horror that trails her every step. Outcast, immortal, and alone, Aina must return to Blood Wood to gather the threads of her past which can set her free. She will use anything--and anyone--to escape her ancient pact with the Horror and his terrible gift. If the Horror will let her...

Product Details
Copyright RedBrick LLC (Standard Copyright License)
Publisher RedBrick LLC
Published May 20, 2010
Language English
Pages 294

Binding Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink Black & white
Weight 1.10 lbs.
Dimensions (inches) 6.0 wide × 9.0 tall

There is some information if you are curious as to what this particular story is about. I found it to be very, very well done though it does share a lot of the same themes as found in The Longing Ring by Christopher Kubasik The Longing Ring (Earthdawn). I highly recommend this one if you are a fan of the setting and are looking for something to show just how bad the Horrors are.
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