Baptism of Fire (The Witcher #5) - Andrzej Sapkowski8.32

The Witcher returns in this action-packed sequel to The Time of Contempt, in the series that inspired The Witcher video games.

The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured. The Witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that prey on men in dark times.

But now that dark times have fallen upon the world, Geralt is helpless until he has recovered from his injuries.

While war rages across all of the lands, the future of magic is under threat and those sorcerers who survive are determined to protect it. It's an impossible situation in which to find one girl - Ciri, the heiress to the throne of Cintra, has vanished - until a rumor places her in the Niflgaard court, preparing to marry the Emperor.

Injured or not, Geralt has a rescue mission on his hands.

This is the third of the Witcher novels by Andrzej Sapkowski.

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Release date: March 6, 2014
Genres: fantasyhigh fantasy
Tags: translation, video game
Original title: Chrzest ognia
Average rating: 8.32/10
Total ratings: 100
Updated: August 16, 2021

The Witcher :: Series

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Sword of Destiny (The Witcher #2)8.26
Blood of Elves (The Witcher #3)7.88
Time of Contempt (The Witcher #4)8.50
Baptism of Fire (The Witcher #5)8.32
The Tower of the Swallow (The Witcher #6)8.30
The Lady of the Lake (The Witcher #7)8.12
Season of Storms (The Witcher #8)7.66