Bhaal must be stopped! Someone is sabotaging the iron mines of the Sword Coast, pushing powerful realms toward a bloody war, and a young mercenary toward an unimaginable secret. Evil gods, giant spiders, murderous doppelgangers, flesh-eating ghouls, and wicked Zhentarim come to life in the action-packed novelization of the Baldur's Gate computer game form BioWare and Interplay.
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The story seems to be completely made up and does not follow the story what so ever.
Author needs to seriously play through the game before attempting to recreate the story in novel form.
Performance was ok at best. Characters we somewhat believable however, I get the impression that the narrator never played the games either.
No redeeming qualities in this book. I can not even finish it.
This is a Baldur's Gate flavored story with characters and locations from the game but does not justify the epic story that was the original game.
The main character is simple and boring, easily forgettable. His dialogue and actions remind you it's a guy playing a video game,impish and far too casual. The story was great in the game, but this re-telling fails.
Can't tell, i haven't checked the written version.
I loved the way it moves through the video game campaigns, and how it narrates the battles.
In addition, I really enjoyed Abdel's personality.
It might be a spoiler, so spoiler alert here.
I loved that scene when Jaheira asks Abdel if knows who killed Khalid.
Into the Maw of Madness
The narrator is awesome! He probably makes all the difference, he gets really involved, in character, and makes the story so much fun.
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