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War can be a tricky set-up for the final book in a trilogy. The fights in the first two books that have been leading up to the climactic battle need to have engaged the reader thus far, but the last major conflict needs to top them all, no matter how amazing and epic the others […]
The second book in a trilogy is a difficult beast to contend with. It needs to answer enough questions and fulfil enough expectations from the first novel to keep the reader satisfied, but without tipping the scales of interest to make the third novel unnecessary. This is by no means an easy feat and must […]
I have not yet met a fantasy fan who isn’t into maps, at least when it comes to those printed within the newest book they just picked up. Detailed maps permeate our favorite genre far more than dragons, elves, and hero princes. There is something about seeing the land your about to explore fleshed out […]
Michael A. Stackpole is a New York Times bestselling author of over forty fantasy and science fiction novels. His best-known books were written in the Star Wars universe, including I, Jedi and Rogue Squadron and has the unique distinction amongst all authors in that he wrote Union, the novel in which Luke Skywalker and Mara […]