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5/10/2021 10:04 pm  #1

Fred Saberhagen

Just watched a flip-through review of the new DCC supplement based on the Broken Lands trilogy by Fred Saberhagen.  I know the name, of course, but I've never read any of his stuff.  Seems like it would mesh well with Hyperborea thematically.  Any particular recommendations of Saberhagen's work?  Always willing to try new authors out, though, as you've seen, I'm not always on the same page as many of you with respect to these classic Sci-Fi/Fantasy mash-up authors.

"Could you fancy me as a pirate bold?  Or a longship Viking warrior with the old gods on his side?  Well, I'm an inshore man and I'm nobody's hero.  But I'll make you tight for a windy night and a dark ride."--Jethro Tull

5/11/2021 4:57 am  #2

Re: Fred Saberhagen

I read Empire of the East, and enjoyed it somewhat: Saberhagen is not my favorite of the classic authors, as I find his style spare and unassuming. Still, the setting idea was interesting. I couldn't finish his Books of Swords books...

"An idea of great merit! While we are alive we should sit among colored lights and taste good wines, and discuss our adventures in far places; when we are dead, the opportunity is past."
Jack Vance, Maske: Thaery

5/11/2021 10:37 pm  #3

Re: Fred Saberhagen

I read some of the "Berserker" killer robot books and found them so-so. I didn't even realize he wrote fantasy.

Michael Sipe 1979-2018
Rest in peace, brother.

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