By Sam Sykes
THE TOME OF THE UNDERGATES HAS BEEN RECOVERED...
...and the gates of hell stay closed. Lenk and his 5 partners set sail to deliver the accursed relic clear of the demonic achieve of Ulbecetonth, the Kraken Queen. yet after weeks at sea, tensions amidst the adventurers are emerging. Their problems are just starting whilst their send crashes upon an island made up of the bones left at the back of from a conflict lengthy dead.
And it seems that bloodthirsty alien warrior ladies, fanatical beasts from the deep, and heretic-hunting wizards are the least in their issues. Haunted by means of their pasts, affected by their gods, plagued by their very own humans, and gripped via insanity own and bizarre, their maximum foes may well but be themselves.
The achieve of Ulbecetonth is longer than hell can carry.
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