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The Song of Alain

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Pull up a seat and hear the Song of Alain! This is the epic tale of a mostly noble bard in over his head against hideous monsters and really difficult people. Hack, slash, sing and talk your way out of challenges. Manipulate foes in a trance or blow them back with a burst of sound!

Choose your path through a hilarious and dangerous adventure with a great ending...if you can make it that far.

You are Alain Heath, a bard in love. You've already wooed your lady, but in order to win over her father, you need to gain great renown. Becoming the official bard of Trevor Whiteflame, the hero of the land, is the best way to do it. The problem is, Trevor's life is fraught with dangers. Goblin hordes, evil sorcerers and a living, walking volcano are just some of the perils you'll have to face. In fact, the only reason the bard position is available is because the last one went up in smoke.

A buddy cop movie in a sword and sorcery world, you'll have to deal with Trevor's lunkheaded sword-happy ways, while managing to keep both of you alive.

This game book is similar to the Choose Your Own Adventure, Twistaplot, or other book series. But, instead of turning to a page, you click on a link.

Some of the decisions don't end in death, they just change details of the story, enriching your character. So, on second or third readings, I encourage you to make different choices just to see how things turn out.

Downloading this book will give you two versions. One is a traditional Choose Your Own Adventure book with more than 25 endings. The other has very few actual endings. Rather, you are expected to keep track of your Hit Points, Manna, Gold and Karma. These four numerical scores will fluctuate based on the decisions you make. If your hit points reach 0, it's The End. If you run low on manna, your spell choices will be fewer. This version is probably easier. But beware, while most of the book is similar, just because something is a good choice in one version of the book doesn't mean it's a good choice in the other.

With two different game books, and one of them having three difficulty levels, there is quite a lot of replay value to this game. Both versions have more than 45,000 words, not including the free samples of several other stories. 

You will receive html, pdf, and word versions of both books. I'm currently working on converting this to ePub, Mobi, and other formats, so bookmark this for the future if you prefer a different format.

 
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