Latest revision: 26 Nov 1999
Chaosium, Inc. 1992 Glorantha G Greg Stafford Collection of Stories, Rumors and Myths about Prince Argrath. Issaries reprint
King of Sartar, How a Man became a God
Product Number IS1201. Reprint edition. ISBN 1-929052-00-6. $19.95
288 pages, trade paperback size, 17 Maps and Diagrams
Maps and Diagrams by Greg Stafford.
Compilation of myths, stories and colorful background for the Hero Wars. This is useful as a source book for the Hero Wars game as well as a stand alone book.
The author calls this an “epistolary detective novel.” The mystery is, “Who was Prince Argrath?” The book consists of a series of Gloranthan documents, each with their own prejudices and biases, lies and errors, insights and secrets revealed.
Table of Contents:
- Introduction. P 6.
- Annotated Argrath’s Saga. P 14.
- Argrath’s epic story, as related many years after the Hero Wars.
- The Zin Letters. P 40.
- Correspondance from the early post-Hero Wars Era.Orlanthi Mythology. P 49.
- Excellent collection of tales to overview the Orlanthi mythology, as it was in the Hero Wars period. Composite History of Dragon Pass. P 99.
- Document purportedly given to Argrath as a wedding present. Wealth of local detail about the Dragon Pass area and history. The Argrath Book. P 163.
- Documents about the Lightbringers Quest, Argrath, and the EWF. Jalk’s Book. P 194.
- Data on the Colymar Tribe, Boldhome and the Grazers; and a most valuable anthropological overview of the Heortling culture. Conclusions. P 261.
- Some whacko theories by the Gloranthan compiler of this book.
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