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The Wheel of Osheim. Centuries later, the descendants of Ascalon, exiled to the nation of Kryta, are besieged on all sides.

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I really wanted to love this book. He said it could be a bestseller half-jokingly, half hoping. It was like reading a Saturday morning fantasy cartoon or something. Which hybrid smartwatch should I buy? D And yeah, I am playing a charr. Along the lines of “That Charr over there will kill me, but this one has my back And I found myself chuckling a bit when the main character was forced to drop a sack of treasure because he didn’t have room in his pack.

Content protection This content is DRM protected. However, view spoiler [ her death seemed too sudden. If you haven’t played either of the Guild Wars games, this may not be as easy to follow. I suppose this would be the video game equivalent of watching the movie first. Ghosts of Ascalon is based around a band of characters who were commissioned by Kryta’s Queen Jennah in a roundabout way to find an ancient charr artifact in the ruins of Ascalon City.


All in all While the plot was a bit generic, the characters a bit lacking and too stereotypical, the novel in itself was enjoyable as a matter of fact.

Guild Wars – Ghosts of Ascalon

End Times in Dragon City. I remained aware of these contrasting distinctions and approached the book with an azcalon mind. I’ve never read a book based on a videogame before, so this was a new experience.

I have no idea why; according to others it’s not a very difficult game, but for me it seems to be impossible. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. It’s not like all I did was read while in Florida His awrs goes through some tough times and they lose some friends in battle.

I would say the story adcalon ‘okay’ – it’s not spectacular or amazing, but it isn’t terrible, either. He even has a title for it. This book, by far, was one of the best books I have read.

The story itself was also straightforward, conventional and everything you would expect from game fiction, and I would have lost interest if not for the quality of the writing.

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Guild Wars: Ghosts of Ascalon

Furthermore, as the book started to introduce snippets of characters from Destiny’s Edge, Guid started to visualize myself playing Guild Wars 2, as if I was somehow part of this story.

Great book for travel reading I choose this rating being a gw2 and gw1 player for both the lore and how the book made me want to jump back in game.


Oct 10, William Bentrim rated it really liked it. To save humankind, Queen Jennah seeks to negotiate a treaty with the hated charr.

Valley of the Ancients: Oh no, that sounds mawkish ghpsts hammy. The norn is still somewhat a mystery to me, although I can see their reasoning for why he joins them, I still consider it a bit weak.

These authors weren’t simply commissioned to throw together something based on the game, as Jeff Grubb actually wrote the story for the Guild Wars: I’ll just stick to playing GW2 from now on.

Very easy ward read and gives more details of what happened before Guild Wars 2. I did simply not care enough for the characters for the most part. Follow along after the jump to read my impressions of the first book in a series that will introduce us to the lore of Guild Wars 2. The actual story, however, was just ok.

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I don’t say it’s bad, I loved the characters, mostly Gullik -bless him- but the travel took so much of the book, and the stay in Ascalon so few.

D And yeah, I I really wanted to love this book. Apr 04, Todd Gjosts rated it really liked it. The four main characters are great!