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The Part About the Dragon Was (Mostly) True (Mostly) True (Heloise the Bard #1) Review × 108 Potty humor; enter for the comic fantasy and linger for the playful tone winking asides and obscure geek approved references Long live Rumscrabble Tooltinker and his merry mates” – Eric Liebetrau Managing Editor Kirkus ReviewsSean tells stories with the smirk of a mischievous child a child that's smarter than you and somehow knows every word in the English language and probably a few others he made up The strange and funny fantasy world he creates in The Part About the Dragon Was Mostly True is full of puns and smirks and gentle elbows in your ribs You'll be charmed and drawn in from the first few pages Peter Martin Senior Editor The Strategist NY Magazine “This is a book What You told me to be honest wait why are you making air uotes when I say ‘honest’ And why are you getting out your knife” – Rumscrabble Tooltinker Unlicensed Prestidigitator“Urk kunk grummh nuk kur grubble knuck” – High Chieftain Gnurk Blurglesplick of the Orcs of the Gloom Forest Hey they can't all be complimentary“Undoubtedly one of the best books I’ll never read” – Kenneth the Pretty Okay Sometimes Wandering But Usually Sedentary Minstre. I received this book from the author is the expectation of a fair unbiased review Which is what follows as I don t wish to be turned into a glorphidHeloise is just as beautiful smart and courageous as ever just ask her Oh yeah she has joined a few brave companions of interesting heritages in the uest to save Skendrick a townvillagehamletparishsettlementcommunity from the depredations of a ferocious dragon with unusual eating preferences Along the way of the standard uest we have the usual mostly terrible battles with armies of chitinoids minotaurs orcs tunnel goblins ogres etc well you ll just have to get the book to see how the battles turn out and who survives My favorite was Whiska who I would like to visit me sometime so I can have her turn some special people into glorphids I did enjoy the book and we have something to look forward towhat is going to happen to the DoctorOh yeah don t be surprised when you see Mike s Shish Roundabobs restaurants appear nationwide I m stealing this brilliant culinary invention Gonna be rich

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The Part About the Dragon Was (Mostly) True (Mostly) True (Heloise the Bard #1) Review × 108 Sure you think you know the story of the fearsome red dragon Dragonia How it terrorized the village of Skendrick until a brave band of heroes answered the noble villagers' call for aid How nothing could stop those courageous souls from facing down the dragon How they emerged victorious and laden with treasureBut even in a world filled with epic adventures and tales of derring do where dragons goblins and unlicensed prestidigitators run amok legendary heroes don't always know what they're doing Sometimes they're clueless Sometimes beleaguered townsfolk are hapless than helpless And orcs They're not always assholes and sometimes they don't actually want to eat your childrenHeloise the Bard Erithea's most renowned storyteller at least to hear her tell it is here to set the record straight See it turns out adventuring isn't easy and true heroism is as rare as an articulate villager Having spent decades propagating this particular myth which incidentally she wrote she's finally able to tell the real story for which she just so happened to have a front row seatWelcome to Erithea I hope you brought a change of undergarments things are going to g. A rock giant a Ratarian wizard a half elf and a dwarf halfing walk into a bar The Part About the Dragon was Mostly True is another humorous romp from Sean Gibson I would expect nothing less from an author whose worlds are layered and whose affinity for fecal jokes knows no bounds Follow a ragtag team of adventurers on their semi perilous uest to stop a red dragon from terrorizing the town village of Skendrick narrated by the vain and condescending bard Heloise who holds nothing back in her amusing uips Here there be dragons and orcs and the promise of attractive dwarf butts

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The Part About the Dragon Was (Mostly) True (Mostly) True (Heloise the Bard #1) Review × 108 Et messy ADVANCE PRAISE FOR THE PART ABOUT THE DRAGON WAS MOSTLY TRUEEvoking the dry humor of Terry Pratchett and absurdist trope subversions of Monty Python Gibson The Chronicle of Heloise and Grimple flips the classic fantasy setup of a ragtag band of heroes on a uest to slay a fearsome dragonGibson’s story is clever twisty and bursting with sidesplittingly funny one liners Fantasy fans are guaranteed a laugh Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW“Sean Gibson’s The Part About The Dragon Was Mostly True is the rare book that is full of action and excitement but is also a natural effortless extension of the writer’s humor and personality I felt like I was reading a version of Lord of the Rings by way of Joss Whedon only funnier and with Rock Giant poop jokes” – Scott Weinstein Author of Team of Steves and Weekend Update Co Producer Saturday Night Live“Friends and foes alike what we have here is a genuine ripsnorter Come hither lords and ladies and revel in the hijinks laden misadventures of the strangest band of bumbling heroes this side of a discarded Monty Python sketch Think Pratchett and Tolkien only with an avalanche puns and. Writing a review of a book can sometimes be as daunting as heading out on a uest to slay a dragon so I m going to approach this one like the 38 year veteran gamer I am and write it with the assistance of my trusty gaming dice and a pre prepared set of reviewing statementsRight let s do thisThis book is a rolls dice deeply affectionate parody of the sword and sorcery fantasy genre While it s rolls dice not uite in the same league as Terry Pratchett I would rolls dice definitely place it head and shoulders above any other works of comedic fantasy I ve readThe author is a rolls dice master wordsmith with a rolls dice hilarious turn of phrase that will leave you rolls dice chuckling mirthfully into your small beerThe characters are rolls dice instantly recognisable to any fantasy lover and you will rolls dice definitely enjoy spending a few days in their companyMy favourite character was rolls dice Rummy the half dwarfhalf halfling and master prestidi presgit pretisdi amateur magician He s like rolls dice everybody s favourite slightly tiresome uncleThe plot rolls dice moves along at a cracking pace without ever feeling rushedThe dialogue is rolls dice no Paul that s too mean even for you rolls dice again sparkling with a sly worldly wise witI would rolls dice wholeheartedly recommend this book to any fan of fantasy andor humour and give it an overall rating of rolls dice 5 stars Note to self don t tell anyone you re rolling D20sI would say that author Sean Gibson is a rolls dice oh dear rolls dice again but gets the same result a sexual deviant who definitely shouldn t be left alone with small children Sorry Sean but you know you have to go with what the dice say

  • Hardcover
  • 308
  • The Part About the Dragon Was (Mostly) True (Mostly) True (Heloise the Bard #1)
  • Sean Gibson
  • English
  • 25 September 2019
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