Guardians of the Flame The Warriors Author:Joel Rosenberg Contains The Sleeping Dragon (1-229), The Sword and the Chain (231-440), and The Silver Crown (441-722). — It began as just another evening of fantasy gaming. But the game soon became a matter of life and death as seven college students found themselves transported to an alternate world and into the bodies and personae of their game characters. — ... more »The Sleeping Dragon
Warrior, dwarf, wizard, theif, cleric - that was what they became when Professor Deighton sent them from the safety of Earth to this fantasy gamer's world...a world where magic worked all too well, dragons were a fire-breathing menace, and only those quick enough with a sword, or their wits, survived.
Playing at adventure had been fun; living in one was just plain dangerous, and Karl Cullinane and the other gamers were more than willing to make their way home again. But the only way they would ever return to Earth was to find the legendary Gate Between Worlds - a portal guarded by the most terrifying and deadly enemy of all...
The Sword and the Chain
To save the lives of their friends, Karl and his comrades had chosen to accept the challenge of the Matriarch of the Healing Hand. They pledged to bring this alternate world the one treasure it lacked - freedom. But leagued against them in their fight were the forces of both the Wizards' and Slavers' Guilds. And in this land of magic, where a wrong step or a twisted spell could mean the difference between triumph and disaster, how could Karl and his band live long enough to fulfill their pledge?
The Silver Crown
Karl had created the stronghold called Home as a haven for anyone eager to throw off the chains of slavery. But his attacks on slaver caravans made him a number of powerful enemies.
Led by the evil Ahrmin, the Slavers' Guild was stirring the kingdoms into a bloody war in which Karl's people might soon have to choose sides. To further complicate matters, the Elven kingdom of Therranj was determined to make Karl's valley part of its realm. Caught between elf warriors and slavers with a magical weapon, could Karl's sanctuary stand for long?« less