Books We Like
Books are an excellent source for the gamemaster, providing story ideas and gameworld settings, and for the player, providing ideas for character name and development. (Because we all know the hardest thing about creating a character is finding a good name.)
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The "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series
Isaac Asimov
The "Foundation" series
Richard Bach
Illusions- The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
Frank L. Baum
The "Oz" series
Terry Brooks
The "Landover" series
Orson Scott Card
The "Andrew Wiggin (Ender's Game, et. al.)" series
Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
The Diagram Group
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The "Sherlock Holmes" stories
Robert H. Heinlein
Number of the Beast
Stranger in a Strange Land
Robert Jordan
The "Wheel of Time" series
David Macaulay
Sir Thomas Mallory
Le Morte D'Artur
John Milton
Paradise Lost
Michael Moorcock
The "Elric" Series
The "Hawkmoon" Series
Fortress of the Pearl
The Cornelius Chronicles
Anne Rice
The "Vampire Chronicles" series
Edmund Spenser
The Faierie Queen
Ex-boyfriend finds a real "bastard sword." The sword promptly possesses him and makes him feel guilty for being such a slug around his ex-girlfriend.