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This review is from: Heaven's Bones (Ravenloft: the Covenant) (Mass Market Paperback)
the back cover presentation is really interesting, it really struck me and i could not avoid buying the book, the whole concept is intriguing, but is the execution bad!
too many characters you lose track of who's important and who's not (hint: most of them are not!), continual shifting of the narration from different places and times ensures that following the plot is nearly impossibile.
is there a plot?
well, if you keep the back cover presentation in mind, by half of the book you realize something in going on according to that general layout, but it's so poorly executed you need to remind yourself what you are expecting to actually notice it.
is this ravenloft related? good thing it did not show!
never liked that setting, but i'm referring to the ad&d 2nd edition ravenloft (the characters' butchering setting, for old pen and paper players like me) so this is a definite bonus.
i have a soft spot for misty london horror stories, but.... well, there is almost no horror here so you keep asking yourself "again, why did i buy this?"
so..... don't buy it, do yourself a favour, you can spend those pounds for something better.
i really hope mrs henderson will improve her craft so she will have executions that are on the level with her interesting ideas.