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Author Topic: Amber Short Stories; How do you see them end?  (Read 945 times)

Warder

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Amber Short Stories; How do you see them end?
« on: November 12, 2019, 04:32:20 PM »
As i wrote, i mean the stories that take place after the 10 books, Roger Zelazny's death has cut the resolution short. Did anybody write their own ending, or maybe used it in a campaign of their choice?

Just curious, my own sentiments were that Spikards were a sealed evil in a can and Fiona and Mandor tried to counteract that with their own ritual duel between Corwin and Luke, after Bleys was overwhelmed as the Spikard guardian. There was no bad guy per se.
Im stumped whow it would end thou, with a death or maybe despite Corwins tragic theme everybody lives?

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Amber Short Stories; How do you see them end?
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2019, 02:06:11 PM »
In-game I've resolved it a few times in a few different ways, but usually with a Mandor vs. Fiona spikard arms-race that pushes, provokes, and manipulates the PCs until they either conclude that the spikards need to be destroyed, or they gain mastery of the spikards, or a little of both.

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Amber Short Stories; How do you see them end?
« Reply #2 on: November 14, 2019, 03:18:29 PM »
I suspect Zelazny was going to write a new series where amberites use the Pattern Swords to counteract the rising power of the spikards. That's how I went with it when I ran a Spikards-centric campaign years ago.
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Amber Short Stories; How do you see them end?
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2019, 03:36:02 PM »
So much lore has been lost when he died;/ So many stories..