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Everything a player needs to create heroic characters for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Player s Handbook is the essential reference for every Dungeons Dragons roleplayer It contains rules for character creation and advancement backgrounds and skills exploration and combat equipment spells and much more Use this book to create exciting characters from among the most iconic D D races and classes Dungeons Dragons immerses you in a world of adventure Explore ancient ruins and deadly dungeons Battle monsters while searching for legendary treasures Gain experience and power as you trek across uncharted lands with your companions The world needs heroes Will you answer the call
From sexpert Susie Bright this luxe box contains 30 seductive prompts and dareseach sealed in an envelope ready for the taking Select an envelope tear it open and read the card aloud to discover what comes next No two lovers will play the cards the same way twice
Six days ago astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars Now he s sure he ll be the first person to die there After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he s alive and even if he could get word out his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive Chances are though he won t have time to starve to death The damaged machinery unforgiving environment or plain-old human error are much more likely to kill him first But Mark isn t ready to give up yet Drawing on his ingenuity his engineering skills and a relentless dogged refusal to quit he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him
Red Rising thrilled readers and announced the presence of a talented new author Golden Son changed the game and took the story of Darrow to the next level Now comes the exhilarating conclusion to the Red Rising Trilogy Morning Star Darrow would have lived in peace but his enemies brought him war The Gold overlords demanded his obedience hanged his wife and enslaved his people But Darrow is determined to fight back Risking everything to transform himself and breach Gold society Darrow has battled to survive the cutthroat rivalries that breed Society s mightiest warriors climbed the ranks and waited patiently to unleash the revolution that will tear the hierarchy apart from within Finally the time has come But devotion to honor and hunger for vengeance run deep on both sides Darrow and his comrades-in-arms face powerful enemies without scruple or mercy Among them are some Darrow once considered friends To win Darrow will need to inspire those shackled in darkness to break their chains unmake the world their cruel masters have built and claim a destiny too long denied and too glorious to surrender Praise for Morning Star You could call Pierce Brown science fiction s best-kept secret In Morning Star the trilogy s devastating and... inspiring final chapter he flirts with volume oscillating between thundering space escapes and hushed tense parleys between rivals where the cinematic dialogue oozes such specificity and suspense you could almost hear a pin drop between pages His achievement is in creating an uncomfortably familiar world of flaw fear and promise Entertainment Weekly A page-turning epic filled with twists and turns The conclusion to Brown s saga is simply stellar Booklist starred review Multilayered and seething with characters who exist in a shadow world between history and myth much as in Frank Herbert s Dune an ambitious and satisfying conclusion to a monumental saga Kirkus Reviewsmore
Planets galaxies villains heroes the Doctor the TARDIS and the time vortex--all intricately illustrated in this adult coloring book packed with original Doctor Who art With 96 stunning pages to color plus all the best quotes from the beloved TV show this out-of-this-world adult coloring book is perfect for any creative Doctor Who fan
Everything a Dungeon Master needs to weave legendary stories for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Dungeon Master s Guide provides the inspiration and the guidance you need to spark your imagination and create worlds of adventure for your players to explore and enjoy Inside you ll find world-building tools tips and tricks for creating memorable dungeons and adventures optional game rules hundreds of classic D D magic items and much more The third of three core rulebooks this book contains tools a Dungeon Master needs to provide captivating stories and game play An excellent resource for new and existing Dungeons Masters to engage in both adventure and world creation with rules guidelines and sage advice from the game s experts Created as part of a massive public playtest involving more than 170 000 fans of the game
A menagerie of deadly monsters for the world s greatest roleplaying game The Monster Manual presents a horde of classic Dungeons Dragons creatures including dragons giants mind flayers and beholders a monstrous feast for Dungeon Masters ready to challenge their players and populate their adventures The monsters contained herein are culled from the D D game s illustrious history with easy-to-use game statistics and thrilling stories to feed your imagination The leader in providing contemporary fantasy entertainment Dungeons Dragons is the wellspring for the entire modern game industry digital as well as analog This newest edition draws from every prior edition to create a universally compelling play experience and exemplifies the true spirit of a game that holds captive the hearts and minds of millions of players worldwide The second of three core rulebooks this book details all manner of creatures that characters might encounter over the course of their adventures An essential resource for Dungeon Masters to use in populating any type of challenge they might contrive for their players Created as part of a massive public playtest involving more than 170 000 fans of the game
1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The official novelization of Star Wars The Force Awakens the blockbuster film directed by J J Abrams featuring an 8-page color photo insert of thrilling images from the hit movie More than thirty years ago Star Wars burst onto the big screen and became a cultural phenomenon Now the next adventures in this blockbuster saga are poised to captivate old and new fans alike beginning with the highly anticipated Star Wars The Force Awakens And alongside the cinematic debut comes the thrilling novel adaptation by New York Times bestselling science fiction master Alan Dean Foster Set years after Return of the Jedi this stunning new action-packed adventure rockets us back into the world of Princess Leia Han Solo Chewbacca C-3PO R2-D2 and Luke Skywalker while introducing a host of exciting new characters Darth Vader may have been redeemed and the Emperor vanquished but peace can be fleeting and evil does not easily relent Yet the simple belief in good can still empower ordinary individuals to rise and meet the greatest challenges So return to that galaxy far far away and prepare yourself for what happens when the Force awakens
In the year 2044 reality is an ugly place The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he s jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS Wade s devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within this world s digital confines puzzles that are based on their creator s obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize The race is on and if Wade s going to survive he ll have to win and confront the real world he s always been so desperate to escape
View our feature on George Orwell s 1984 Written in 1948 1984 was George Orwell s chilling prophecy about the future And while 1984 has come and gone Orwell s narrative is timelier than ever 1984 presents a startling and haunting vision of the world so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish No one can deny the power of this novel its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers or the resiliency of its admonitions a legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time