Eric - Discworld, Bk 9 Author:Terry Pratchett You've heard of Faust... — This is Eric. — There's a difference. — Eric is fourteen, lives on the famed and magical Discworld, and is the first ever demonology hacker. Fortunately, he doesn't succeed in raising any devils, but he does raise Rincewind (the most incompetent wizard in the universe) and the Luggage (the world's most dangerous travel ac... more »cessory).
When Eric turns them loose on an unprotected world, the idea is that Rincewind will grant him his three rather adolescent wishes.You know. The usual three. Live forever, rule the world, meet the most beautiful woman who ever lived. Simple, really...
Getting marooned at the dawn of Time, changing the future and meeting history's most embarrassing god is only the start. Creating life on the Discworld is a mere detail.
This isn't the best of Terry Pratchett's books, but if you enjoy his style of humor it's a fun read. At only 197 pages, in a rather large font, it's also one of his shortest books. If, as I have, you've read through many of the Discworld novels, but not all of them, and not in any particular order, this book fills in a lot of the details about Rincewind that are alluded to in later volumes.