Read I, Strahd: The War Against Azalin (Ravenloft #19) online free from your iPhone, iPad, android, Pc, Mobile. I, Strahd: The War Against Azalin is a Fantasy . Buy a cheap copy of I, Strahd: The War Against Azalin book by P.N. Elrod. Some of the parchment pages were the color of cream, thick and substantial, made. Strahd rules Barovia with an iron hand, a vampire lord feasting on the blood of his vassals and torn from within by the sins of his past. His aristocratic existence is.

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Definitely worth the read if you want more of the same, but be prepared for a little disappointment. The flowing handwriting was a bit difficult to follow at first; the writer’s style of thhe had not been in common use for three hundred years.

Dec 14, Fred rated it liked it Shelves: For more than a century, Strahd von Zarovich has ruled Barovia with an iron hand, feeding on the blood of his vassals and fearing no one. Throughout the novel, everything felt like it was in slow motion. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. Trending Price New. There were no ornate illuminations, no fussy borders, only lines of plain text in hard black ink. Granted, the Strahd and Azalin rivalry is set up, but that’s really about it.

The thing is that the instruder, aagainst as Azalin, is of even darker nature than Strahd and eventually the two powerful individuals become terrible enemies and their conflict evolves into war It’s not terrible stahd, but at the same time, it’s not great.

From the night that the land of Barovia first fell into the darkness of the Mists, Strahd Von Zarovich has been the unrivaled master of the land. I, Strahd, Lord of Barovia, well aware certain events of my againxt have been desperately misunderstood by those who are better at garbling history than recording it, hereby set down an exact record of those events, that the truth may at last be known.


Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Today, Azalin’s experiments seem to focus on more than just escape. Jan 24, Diane rated it it was amazing.

The War against Azalin (I, Strahd) by P N Elrod

This article has multiple issues. Azalin’s domicile, Castle Avernus, houses the Book of Names—a magical tome that records these true memories as they are lost—and it is implied that Azalin himself only rediscovered his true past after reading the book. He appeared in Baroviawhose inhabitants called him “Azalin” upon hearing his name.

Azalin has commissioned the services of a scholar to travel and research the domains of Ravenloft. So in reality you are being swept into Strahd’s charismatic personality and that alone is rather impressive. Since the line of the gazetteers is discontinued these will remain speculations based on hints from the Gazetteer line plot.

For war to be in the title of the novel and not have been the focus of the story is rather odd. He caught his breath. I’ve listen to this audio book more times that I can count.

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The reason for this is the coming of a very powerful sorcerer to Barovia. There is some meat on this bone, but the book is a pale shadow of what the original story was, swapping Machiavellian intrigue for the gothic horror of the other Sttahd novels. Tami rated it it was amazing Oct 25, The other problem with I, Strahd: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


The prototype device turned Lowellyn Dachine into a negative planar elemental known tsrahd as Death.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Needless to say, Azalin gives this counsel limited heed. If you enjoyed the first “I, Strahd” book by P.

There could have been more focus on the actual war then there was. Dark Sun Dark Sun: The prologue and epilogue were an interesting way to introduce you to the story and end it. Firan respected his father’s strict rulership, as well as azalih prior claim to succession exercised by his older brother Ranald, but disliked his father’s superstitions and his bans against magic. During his absence, Il Aluk became an undead Necropolis, ruled by Death, and his Kargat lieutenants ran amok.

Also, under his reign, magic once again became an important part of Knurl’s daily life. Trapped in Barovia and suffering from a strange malady that prevented him from learning new spells Azalin entered into sar uneasy alliance with Strahd. Yes the pacing is meant to help with the tension between these two characters, but it only hinders the story.

Also, there seemed to be times when things seemed like they were repeated. Not to outdone, Azalin is just as interesting. Patricia Nead Elrod is an American fantasy writer specializing in novels about vampires. Want to Read saving…. As the story progresses, you see that Strahd isn’t as etrahd as you would assume he is. What Readers Are Saying What do you think? There are still problems, however.