By Andrzej Sapkowski
Watch for the symptoms! What indicators those will probably be, I say unto you: first the earth will circulation with the blood of Aen Seidhe, the Blood of Elves...
For over a century, people, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived jointly in relative peace. yet instances have replaced, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are scuffling with once more. the one stable elf, it kind of feels, is a useless elf.
Geralt of Rivia, the crafty murderer referred to as The Witcher, has been looking forward to the beginning of a prophesied baby. This baby has the ability to alter the realm - for sturdy, or for evil.
As the specter of warfare hangs over the land and the kid is looked for her awesome powers, it is going to turn into Geralt's accountability to guard all of them - and the Witcher by no means accepts defeat.
Following The final want, BLOOD OF ELVES is the hot novel starring Geralt of Rivia, the foundation for the critically-acclaimed videogame The Witcher.
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