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Thisby Thestoop and the Wretched Scrattle

von Zac Gorman

E-Book (EPUB)
384 Seiten
Sprache English
2019 HarperCollins
ISBN 978-0-06-249572-3
KNV-Titelnr.: 77796810

Hauptbeschreibung

Thisby Thestoop, gamekeeper and unlikely hero, would do anything to save her homeeven enter the Wretched Scrattle, a death-defying race through the Black Mountain.Dont miss the second installment in this rollicking fantasy-adventure series by Zac Gorman, contributor to the hilariousRick and Mortycomic series, with illustrations from award-winning artist Sam Bosma.In the wake of their harrowing victory against the forces of the Darkwell, Thisby Thestoop, gamekeeper and sometime friend for all creatures gruesome, grotesque, and uncommon, has found herself in the usual position of running the Black Mountain dungeon.Under her watch, the resident monsters, from the hordes of merpeople to drooling trolls, are all well-fed, content, and far from the reach of other kingdomsor so Thisby thinks.With unrest growing between the Kingdom of Nth and Umberfall, rumors of a conspiracy have caught the ears of the king. And control of the dungeon has been wrenched from the hands of those who have cared for it best.Wasting no time in ruining all of Thisbys hard work, the royally appointed overseer throws the dungeon into chaosthe fire bats are out of their cave, the trolls are wide awake, and, most telling of all, the dire rats are acting strange. Whats worse is that every day more and more monsterseverything from tiny imps, to banshees, to a full-grown wyvernare turning up dead and Thisby cant discern any pattern to the fatal attacks. But there may be a way to put things back like they werethe Wretched Scrattle.Beginning in the very deepest tunnels of the dungeon, the Wretched Scrattles tournament victor will claim the ultimate prize of becoming the new Master of the Black Mountain. No one knows the dungeons quite like Thisby, and if she wins shell have it back to running like dnkeldwarven automatathat is, if she can make it out alive. Join Thisby on another adventure in the second book from the beloved fantasy-adventure series by master storyteller Zac Gorman.

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Thisby Thestoop, gamekeeper and unlikely hero, would do anything to save her homeeven enter the Wretched Scrattle, a death-defying race through the Black Mountain.Dont miss the second installment in this rollicking fantasy-adventure series by Zac Gorman, contributor to the hilariousRick and Mortycomic series, with illustrations from award-winning artist Sam Bosma.In the wake of their harrowing victory against the forces of the Darkwell, Thisby Thestoop, gamekeeper and sometime friend for all creatures gruesome, grotesque, and uncommon, has found herself in the usual position of running the Black Mountain dungeon.Under her watch, the resident monsters, from the hordes of merpeople to drooling trolls, are all well-fed, content, and far from the reach of other kingdomsor so Thisby thinks.With unrest growing between the Kingdom of Nth and Umberfall, rumors of a conspiracy have caught the ears of the king. And control of the dungeon has been wrenched from the hands of those who have cared for it best.Wasting no time in ruining all of Thisbys hard work, the royally appointed overseer throws the dungeon into chaosthe fire bats are out of their cave, the trolls are wide awake, and, most telling of all, the dire rats are acting strange. Whats worse is that every day more and more monsterseverything from tiny imps, to banshees, to a full-grown wyvernare turning up dead and Thisby cant discern any pattern to the fatal attacks. But there may be a way to put things back like they werethe Wretched Scrattle.Beginning in the very deepest tunnels of the dungeon, the Wretched Scrattles tournament victor will claim the ultimate prize of becoming the new Master of the Black Mountain. No one knows the dungeons quite like Thisby, and if she wins shell have it back to running like dnkeldwarven automatathat is, if she can make it out alive. Join Thisby on another adventure in the second book from the beloved fantasy-adventure series by master storyteller Zac Gorman.