Pathfinder Tales (Atomic Array Special Edition 003)

 
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Draw your sword and charge forth into a world of adventure with Pathfinder Tales, official novels and serial web fiction that further explore the fascinating world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. Within these pages, the fantastical world of Golarion comes to life as never before, exploding with wild tales of sword and sorcery from the genre’s master storytellers.

Pathfinder Tales novels are standalone adventures written by some of fantasy’s bestselling authors, all set in the lovingly detailed world of Golarion. Here are the same nations, characters, and monsters that have inspired gamers around the world to new heights of imagination. Now journey through Golarion as you never have before, through the eyes of canny warriors and flippant scoundrels, and see firsthand why the Pathfinder world has twice earned the prestigious ENnie Award for Best Campaign Setting.

Each Pathfinder Tales novel comes in mass-market paperback format, with new volumes released roughly every three months. You can subscribe to the line to have each volume delivered directly to you, ensuring that you always remain on top of the latest developments in the world of Pathfinder. Subscribers receive a free downloadable version of each book they purchase, in both PDF and ePub formats.

Death’s Heretic (James Sutter)
Nobody cheats death. A warrior haunted by his past, Salim Ghadafar serves as a problem solver for a church he hates, bound by the goddess of death to hunt down those who would rob her of her due. Such is the case in the desert nation of Thuvia, where a powerful merchant on the verge of achieving eternal youth via a magical elixir is mysteriously murdered, his soul kidnapped somewhere along its path to the afterlife. The only clue is a magical ransom note, offering to trade the merchant’s successful resurrection for his dose of the fabled potion. But who would have the power to steal a soul from the boneyard of Death herself? Enter Salim, whose keen mind and contacts throughout the multiverse should make solving this mystery a cinch. There’s only one problem: The investigation is being financed by Neila Anvanory, the dead merchant’s stubborn and aristocratic daughter. And she wants to go with him.

Along with his uninvited passenger, Salim must unravel a web of intrigue that will lead them far from the blistering sands of Thuvia on a grand tour of the Outer Planes, where devils and angels rub shoulders with fey lords and mechanical men, and nothing is as it seems…

Prince of Wolves (Dave Gross)
For half-elven Pathfinder Varian Jeggare and his devil-blooded bodyguard Radovan, things are rarely as they seem. Yet not even the notorious crime-solving duo is prepared for what they find when a search for a missing Pathfinder takes them into the gothic and mist-shrouded mountains of Ustalav. Beset on all sides by noble intrigue, mysterious locals, and the deadly creatures of the night, Varian and Radovan must use both sword and spell to track the strange rumors to their source and uncover a secret of unimaginable proportions, aided in their quest by a pack of sinister werewolves and a mysterious mute priestess. But it’ll take more than merely solving the mystery to finish this job. For shadowy figures have taken note of the pair’s investigations, and the forces of darkness are set on making sure neither man gets out of Ustalav alive…

Plague of Shadows (Howard Andrew Jones)
The race is on to free Lord Stelan from the grip of a wasting curse, and only Elyana, his old elven adventuring companion and former lover, has the wisdom and reflexes to save him. When the villain turns out to be another of their former companions, Elyana and a band of ragtag adventurers must set out on a perilous race across the revolution-wracked nation of Galt and the treacherous Five Kings Mountains, bound for the mysterious Vale of Shadows. But even if they can succeed in locating the key to Stelan’s salvation in a lost valley of weird magic and nightmare beasts, the danger isn’t over. For Elyana’s companions may not all be what they seem.

The Worldwound Gambit (Robin D Laws)
In the foreboding north, the demonic hordes of the magic-twisted hellscape known as the Worldwound encroach upon the southern kingdoms of Golarion. Their latest escalation embroils a preternaturally handsome and coolly charismatic swindler named Gad, who decides to assemble a team of thieves, cutthroats, and con-men to take the fight into the demon lands and strike directly at the fiendish leader responsible for the latest raids—the demon Yath, the Shimmering Putrescence. Can Gad hold his team together long enough to pull off the ultimate con, or will trouble from within his own organization lead to an untimely end for them all?

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