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The chaos continues!
on 9 June 2003
This is the 3rd book in Wizards of the Coast's "War of the Spider Queen"-series (6 are scheduled for release). It is written by Rich Baker, who does a great job in continuing the excellent work of the first 2 books in the series.
After the destruction of the city of Ched Nasad, the troubles for the drow of Menzoberranzan are mounting. From a mysterious city come the true masters behind the plot to overthrow the rule of Lolth's priesthood and one of their members has now set his sights on Menzo. While he gathers the enemies of the drow and creates dissent amongst the Menzoberranyr themselves, the group of unlikely heroes must try to find the priest of a rival faith. It is from him that they hope to find out what has become of their cruel goddess, the Spider Queen Lolth, who still remains silent to all their prayers.
This book, like it's predecessors, contains tons of action and intrigue - drow style! After reading it I wanted to continue with the 4th part right away, unfortunately it is still some 7 months to it's release (Extinction is scheduled for a january 2004 release).
This is definately the best series from Wizards of the Coast in recent years. In fact, to me, the only drawback was that it wasn't written by R.A. Salvatore himself! It's a must have for any Forgotten Realms-fan!