The TTRPG game masters among us know that behind all the epic moments and fun is a lot of work! Preparing characters, setting up the fantasy world, and then you’ve got to set up the story of the campaign after that!
So in the interest of more fun and less work, we at Tor Books have put together a list of epic fantasy novels with worlds ready-made for your next DnD campaign!
We all know the story of the chosen one. Time and time again, we’ve watched the Fabled Hero rise from Humble Yet Noble Origins to unlock Hidden Power only to discover that their True Strength was Friendship All Along, or whatever. That’s not what we’re here to talk about today. No, today is about the books that take that familiar narrative and twist it up. Flip it on its precious, anointed head!
And why today of all auspicious days for this task? Because we’re celebrating the release of The Discord of Gods, the thrilling conclusion to Jenn Lyons’ A Chorus of Dragons series, where chosen ones fall from grace, demons run rampant across the earth, and adventure is the most important word.
So read on! Check out a whole list of novels that defy the heroic and shake up expectations!
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They’re almost here…the books we’ve all been waiting for. After so many incredible series starters, we’re so excited to finally dive into the next books of some of our most popular SFF series. Check out which books are hitting shelves near you in 2021 here.