Descent Into the Depths of the Earth : Greyhawk

  • by Paul Kidd
  • Narrated by Bernard Setaro Clark
  • Series: Greyhawk
  • 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The ranger and the faerie are back! Fresh from their encounter at White Plume Mountain, the Justicar and Escalla are on the way to Hommlet. But life around a pixie is never exactly...stable. Escalla is drawn into the intrigues of the faerie court. Before he knows it, to save her life the Justicar is on his way into the depts of the earth to fight hobgoblins, drow, and the queen of the demonweb pits. For an adventurer, it's all in a day's work.


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Who do you suppose the target market is for a D&D

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This was much less of what was good and much more of what was annoying in the first book. A pity because the first novel in this series was really good. I’m not sure I follow the thinking involved in most D&D novels. D&D players and the market was and I assume still is primarily young men (or they were when they first started playing).

There are story qualities that often appeal to both men and women. There are some that appeal to one and don’t interest the other yet they don’t find it annoying. Then there are qualities that appeal to one and annoy the other (e.g., musicals, porn, romance novels). As an author, I would not include any of the latter so as to not run-off potential customers. But, if, for some inexplicable reason, you are going to include the latter kind… why would you choose the kind that is likely to annoy the majority of the market that might consider buying your product?

This novel is mostly about soap opera like relationships and plots, wherein a couple of characters gingerly approach discovering and ultimately admitting they have romantic feelings for each other. Any adventuring is incidental and mucked up with that Barney the Dinosaur vibe which was only slightly present in the first novel. IMHO it is not D&D or even Fantasy but a Romance genera novel.

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- Jake

Kidd Does It Again

Would you listen to Descent Into the Depths of the Earth again? Why?

Yes, I will listen again, because his characters are so lovable

What was one of the most memorable moments of Descent Into the Depths of the Earth?

The Underdark is described in great detail

Have you listened to any of Bernard Setaro Clark’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, Ive listened to two other books in the Greyhawk series, they are all good

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

There are a few laughs

Any additional comments?

Great books for fans of D&D, especially those old school gamers who grew up playing the early editions.

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- Midwest Andy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-01-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios