After a century of imprisonment, demons have broken free of the wardstones surrounding the Worldwound. Gathering an unlikely group of allies, Count Varian Jeggare and his hellspawn bodyguard Radovan desperately search the ruins of a fallen nation for a magical text containing the rituals that first opened the gate to the Abyss, hoping it also contains the secret to closing it.
At the same time, however, the heroes find themselves facing off against attacks from unexpected foes, as both the pious crusaders heading the world’s defenses and Varian’s undying nemesis also vie for control of the lost text. As they fight across a broken land of cultists, fiends, and monsters, Radovan and Varian must make hard choices that could help save the world — or destroy it completely.
From fan-favorite author Dave Gross comes a new adventure set in the award-winning world of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. King of Chaos takes place during the events of the Wrath of the Righteous Adventure Path, making this book a perfect aid for Game Masters and players in that campaign.
Dave Gross is the author of the Radovan & the count novels for Pathfinder Tales, including Prince of Wolves, Master of Devils, Queen of Thorns, King of Chaos, and Lord of Runes. After teaching English and working as a technical writer, Dave joined TSR, Inc. as editor for Polyhedron Newszine. He moved successively from Dungeon Adventures to Dragon Magazine, then to Star Wars Insider and Gamer, and finally to Amazing Stories. He has dabbled in writing for computer games and still contributes to a roleplaying book now and then.
Dave’s first professional publications were short stories in Forgotten Realms anthologies. While he has continued to write short fiction, he has since published novels for the Forgotten ... (more)