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Heed the Call of the Faerie Queen!

All across Urth stand doorways to hidden places. These are the realms of the faerie, entire worlds of magic and wonder, fear and horror. No friends to mortals, the faeries abandoned Urth long ago, leaving their homelands to humankind to do with as it wished. Now, with the Demon Lord’s shadow casting a pall across the land, the faeries have begun to return from their self-imposed exile, to join the fight against the darkness and purge the world of the evil that grips it. Terrible Beauty presents tools for players and Game Masters to introduce faerie stories, mechanics, and themes into Shadow of the Demon Lord campaigns. Inside, you’ll find:

  • The elf, hobgoblin, and pixie ancestries.
  • An assortment of new paths such as the Avowed expert path and the eternal guardian and troll hunter master paths.
  • The Fey tradition, and new spells for existing traditions.
  • Overviews of several sample faerie kingdoms.
  • New relics such as the Vorpal Sword and a new enchanted object table.
  • New creatures ranging from the fair nymph to the foul jabberwock.
  • A complete adventure for expert characters.

Terrible Beauty opens new doors to adventure and horror in a dying world, and the options presented here will leave your game forever changed!

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Joe D February 05, 2017 12:45 am UTC
Are the Schwalb POD versions on here identical to the print versions I see for sale on other websites, or are those traditional/offset print copies? (other than the core book hardcover, which I know is traditional/offset print).
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Scott N September 27, 2016 4:21 pm UTC
For some reason the background version pdf is broken for me, it keeps saying no colorframe, I don't get it?
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October 07, 2016 1:10 pm UTC
Sorry I missed this. Have you tried downloading the PDF again?
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Scott N October 13, 2016 1:12 pm UTC
A few times, the non-background version is the only one that seems to work for me.
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May 01, 2016 12:32 am UTC
I wish there was a decently priced print only option (doesn't help that exchange rate from Australia could be better). But pricing seems to assume you want PDF only or PDF + print.
Price for Tales of the Desolation in print is much better for around the same page count (though print + PDF is also less than for other books).
I love the game and really want to get a range of these books in print, but the current print only price is likely to put some potential customers off, which is a pity considering it deserves great success.
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Drew B April 08, 2016 2:12 am UTC
Will a physical copy be available?
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April 08, 2016 4:27 pm UTC
Yes. Waiting for the proof to arrive from the printer before I can turn on that option.
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Alan P April 12, 2016 2:17 am UTC
I already own the PDF, but will be buying the print option as well. WELL WORTH IT.
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rowdy S April 14, 2016 12:28 am UTC
Same here, looking forward to buying the print even though I have the pdf.
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Marcus S April 07, 2016 10:47 am UTC
Will there be a "no-background" version coming in the future? This book is gonna devour my green ink in the first dozen pages.
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April 07, 2016 5:11 pm UTC
You should have one now.
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Corwyn C April 08, 2016 7:12 pm UTC
I was also wondering about the no background version as the download link for the colour background copy is the only one showing for me.
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April 10, 2016 4:20 pm UTC
Looks like I failed to upload the updated file and the background free file. Did that this morning.
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