I was expecting an epic tale, but the character Lord Soth is probably one of the most boring characters I've ever heard of. I might've been the narrat..Show More »or but I got the image of a fist clenched, scorning, dull and constantly angry bastard when I finished this audiobook. In the book we follow Lord Soth's journey to get back to his homeland Krynn from Ravenloft. It begins by him slaughtering a village of people for being lied to. The only interesting character is of course Lord Strahd, because Strahd is a good character - he has some virtues at least - while Soth seems to lack any and all manner of virtues and makes his character entirely one sided.
He doesn't develop at all during the story and the side characters are more or less one dimensional as well. A cowardly Vistani, an eager dwarf and the rest of the characters being personality ridden undead makes for a poor and starved cast. Especially if you concern that Soth is unremarkable in of himself.
No, don't even think about trying this horrible piece of work.
Most of this story was written about the world which Soth found himself in, he was more of a side character verses the main character as any book tha..Show More »t holds him as the title should be. The over all story was good, and began to come together more towards the end. It is a good Fantasy book, but not if you are searching for a story of Soth himself as I was.