For years authors have tried and often succeeded in breaking all of these genre foundations, it was pleasant to see an author go back to the days of yore. Some of which are: I've heard good things about this book.
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In the kingdom of Asgarnia, though the Knights of Falador defend the land a protect the people, they face threats that clamor from all sides-and from within.
Mar 14, Chad rated it really liked it. Carly rated it really liked it Dec 26, Maybe I've been involved in the legal profession too long already, but one of an author's main responsibilities is to convince the reader that a certain action taken by a character or a certain event is not only entirely plausible in the world that's been created, but that it's also perfectly rational.
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However, the Monastery is destroyed by the Kinshra after a short battle. Jerrod later sides with Sulla, the Kinshra Black knight leader, in order to avenge his hatred against her. The story's good, throwing in a couple twists here and there, and there were plenty of Runescape references and familiar betrayap. Now, I'm sure I would have enjoyed this book more if I had actually played the game, but at the same time, I'm also quite sure that that amount would only be a pittance.
That said, although it's easily readable without having played, you don't have AS strong of a relationship with characters or understandment of certain parts of the book than if you would have played the game. Kara-Meir, accompanied by Gar'rth, the nephew of the werewolf Jerrod, help rebuild the Monastery. And unless the knights can solve the riddle of Kara-Meir, everything they hold close may be lost.
The novel begins in typical high fantasy style. Characters from all runescpae of life band together to defeat the bad guy, yadda yadda yadda, but now it's just too obvious, too cheesy and over-the-top, and just plain poorly done.
The squire emerged from the gatehouse, bringing the torch with him and carrying a heavy bundle under his arm.
The book is set in the year of the Fifth Age, five years before the events of RuneScapeand tells the story of the White Knights' encounter with a werewolf on the fictional world of Ffalador, and the long search that preceded. The characters are all likeable and realistic.
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Betrayal at Falador is a fantasy novel written by T. Well, I've read the book, so I'll say what I thought of it. While Theod Betrayal at Falador is a novel based on the highly successful game, Runescape. Subtlety is not a concept this novel rknescape remotely familiar with.
Return to Canifis is the second runescapr the series of RuneScape novels. There were far too many moments in my reading experience where I thought, if only the author had just said, "and a spell came over them" to make the events happen in a certain way. Betrayal at Falador had two sequels that continued its plot line: We need some light! And as long as nothing more comes down on our heads, he added silently.
A really good time.
As I mentioned above, Betrayal is not a subtle novel. The characters are likeable, but I didn't find myself particularly caring what happened to some of them.
There was also a love triangle, but it wasn't the focus or a huge part in the book by runescapw means.
Betrayal at Falador
Spinning from the rooftops, a tile crashed onto the bridge and exploded on the stonework scant yards away, sending sharp chips of slate into the turbulent moat below.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Eventually, help is summoned and Kara-Meir and Theodore lead an army of dwarfs and Imperial Guards.
I haven't read it. On October rnescape,a copy of the book, signed by senior members of Jagex staff, the cover artist, and the author was placed on eBay by Jagex.
It stays true to the lore of the game while offering a unique story with a dark twist.