Books, Character Analysis, The Mind of a Character, The Witcher

Geralt of Rivia: How the Setting Can Define a Character

*Note: this will be focused exclusively on the books, not the games. Game Geralt is a similar but different beast. Maybe we'll get to him later, I dunno. Also, spoilers.* In case you haven't noticed, I'm quite fond of the Witcher series. I have differing thoughts on the games and the show was alright, but… Continue reading Geralt of Rivia: How the Setting Can Define a Character

Books, How's This Book?, Review, The Witcher

The Lady of the Lake: The Moment of Destiny

Here we are. At the end at last. The final Witcher book (not counting Season of Storms, which we'll get to soon enough). It's been a wild ride. Let's hope it sticks the landing. Like... I enjoy game artwork,but I enjoy original artwork more. Verydisappointing cover. All the pieces are set for the grand finale.… Continue reading The Lady of the Lake: The Moment of Destiny

Books, How's This Book?, Review, The Witcher

Baptism of Fire: The Fellowship of the Lion Cub

I return once again to the Witcher world. Don't worry, we've only got three more to go after this. Then I might finally force myself to play the first two Witcher games. Maybe. This cover is one of the most confusing in the series; what the fuck is Geralt fighting? Unlike the previous stories, this… Continue reading Baptism of Fire: The Fellowship of the Lion Cub

Books, How's This Book?, Review, The Witcher

The Time of Contempt: The Blood of Elves Part 2

I'm starting to think that this is another Lord of the Rings situation, where all the books were originally supposed to be one, bigger book. I'll need to look into that later. After I finish reviewing this one. Picking up some time after 'The Blood of Elves', this book continues the tale of Geralt, Yennefer,… Continue reading The Time of Contempt: The Blood of Elves Part 2