By Steven E. Schend
A decision for Heroes!
a tender crew of associates stumble throughout a terrifying conspiracy that holds the inheritor to the Blackstaff, the defender of town of Waterdeep, in bad hazard. those pals needs to seek deep inside of themselves to turn into the heroes their urban must keep its champion from those that might see either introduced low.
Ed Greenwood, loved writer and writer of the Forgotten Realms, provides the 1st ebook in a brand-new sequence devoted to showcasing either town of Splendors and our such a lot proficient up-and-coming authors. a sequence of stand-alone adventurers, this publication and the sequence to which it belongs have been written particularly for these readers without earlier wisdom of the Forgotten Realms, making it an exceptional access element for brand spanking new readers.
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