Ghosts of Ascalon, by Matt Forbeck and Jeff Grubb, is the first of the three novels bridging the gap between the video game Guild Wars and its sequel Guild Wars. years ago, Ascalon burned Desperate to defend his land from advancing hordes of bestial charr, King Adelbern summoned the all-powerful Foefire. Read “Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon” by Matt Forbeck with Rakuten Kobo. years ago, Ascalon burned Desperate to defend his land from advancing.

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Now a mismatched band of adventurers, each plagued by ghosts of their own, sets forth into a haunted, war-torn land to retrieve the Claw. Ascallon absolutely guarantees that things will be done right, as they prove in this first book. The once mighty kingdom became a haunted shadow of its former glory.

Get to Know Us. He has more ascalpn thirty novels and countless games published to date. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The characters featured o nice range of personalities and gave the reader a good feel for the different racial backgrounds of the 5 playable races in Guild Wars 2. The sylvari, though, meant every word in earnest. Jun 06, Aaron rated it it was amazing.

The races’ main stereotypical features are what controls their personalities, or so it seems, and that’s probably what I’d call the weakest point in this novel. My grandfather in Florida was convinced that he was about to die, so with ascqlon contention my mother and I made the trip from New York to Florida to go be by my grandfather’s side.


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It seemed like every other chapter saw our adventurers getting into yet another fight, but at ghostts the story was moving forward.

As a diehard Guild Wars lore fan I was skeptical of this book.

His latest work includes Dungeonlogythe Star Wars: But the characters had to breach into the city full of ghosts, through legions of Charrs and whole journey was supposed to be hard and impossible. I enjoyed the dialogue acalon the witty banter, and found myself drawn to the main character Dougal Keane and especially to Kranxx the Asura. The book then focuses on Keane’s journey to Ascalon Citytogether with Riona Grady a human crusaderKilleen a sylvari necromancerEmber Doomforge a charr crusaderGullik Oddsson a norn warrior and Kranxx an asura engineer with knowledge about the workings of asura gates.

Loved the wit and sense of humor Matt used! But one obstacle remains. Matt Forbeck is an award-winning and New York Times bestselling author and game designer. I guosts miss them, but We appreciate your feedback.

I mean, yeah, they were in a hurry, but it felt underdone like the rest of them.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. But magic can be a double-edged sword—the Foefire burned both charr and human alike. The actually story of the book was less then the potential that could have been, the different races were portrayed as their stereotypes for the above reasoning.

However, I admit that I did not go through this book as quickly as the others, though I don’t know if it’s the writing style or the lack of bonding with all the characters Among many other details, the book tells about both sides of the war from the rival humans and charr.


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There was no animal warmth to her flesh. Ghoxts should send in something ghoosts. I love Guild Wars lore. Clagg shook his head at him as if Dougal were an addled child. The review must be at least 50 characters long. I’ve never read a book based on a videogame before, so this was a new experience. Let’s just say that Guild Wars had a considerable impact on my life and I’m very glad it did.

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Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. I liked this book as a relaxing read perfect fo chilling in the bathtub. To save humankind, Queen Jennah seeks to negotiate a treaty with the hated charr.

I highly recommend this book to any GW fan and to any fan of adventure fantasy! A greenish glow formed in the wall of bones and coalesced around a human-sized set of remains.