• Web of Defeat

  • Book Two of the Quest for the White Duck
  • By: Charles L. Grant
  • Narrated by: Jack Chekijian
  • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (7 ratings)

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Web of Defeat

By: Charles L. Grant
Narrated by: Jack Chekijian
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Publisher's summary

When Gideon Sunday is handed a ball, he takes it and runs. Unfortunately, the game this unemployed football player has found himself in will probably get him killed.

The minute he stepped through his pantry door into the magical land of Chey, Gideon Sunday knew that the last thing he ever wanted to be was a hero. He has been trying to go home ever since. But the events that landed him in this most bewildering land now conspire to strand him forever, and Gideon is desperate. He has one way out, but it is a dangerous one. To find the Bridge that can bring him safely home, Gideon will have to brave monsters and wizards, combat demons and dragons, not to mention placate an amorous giantess that would just love him (probably to death) and confront two of the meanest witches this side of a nightmare. All Gideon has on his side is one oversize ram-horse called Red. And one very used magical baseball bat.

Who said the off-season wasn't rough?

©1987 Charles L. Grant Estate - Kathryn Ptacek (P)2012 David N. Wilson

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A quietly Punny fantasy tale

More entertaining than book 1, this off-beat tale of a less than stellar former football player who finds himself in circumstances he could never have imagined will have you chortling and snorting with it's humor. In book 1, he went through the pantry wall to a fantasy land, found that his sister was not dead. Nope. She had been turned into a duck. He did find her. Now, he acquires others who will help him to find the means to have the spell negated. No spoilers, read it for yourself, and enjoy!
Narrator Jack performed this delight in a laid-back droll manner which enhances the fun immeasurably.
A delightful gift.

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