New Fafhrd & Grey Mouser fiction!

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New Fafhrd & Grey Mouser fiction!

Post by finarvyn » Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:56 pm

An interesting news note from Goodman Games!
ALL NEW FAFHRD AND THE GRAY MOUSER STORIES COMING TO TALES FROM THE MAGICIAN'S SKULL

We are pleased to announce that we have reached an agreement with the estate of Fritz Leiber to publish new authorized stories of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser! Over the coming years, Tales From The Magician’s Skull will support the city of Lankhmar and its most famous residents with a series of new stories and novellas that faithfully expands upon the legendary tales originally told by Fritz Leiber. Tales From The Magician’s Skull is the pre-eminent publisher of new sword-and-sorcery fiction, and it is only fitting that we remind readers of our connection to the man who first coined that very term.

“It’s an honor to continue one of the most important legacies of the genre,” said Tales From The Magician’s Skull Editor Howard Andrew Jones. “Few writers have had more of an impact than Fritz Leiber. I am thrilled by the opportunity to help shape new adventures that honor his unique vision.”

The first story in this new series will appear in issue #6 of Tales From The Magician’s Skull. Author Nathan Long has written a new short story starring Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser. This entertaining tale finds the twain engaged in somewhat honest employment in the theatre trade, in order to pursue somewhat dishonest aims involving the sorcerer’s guild, with a somewhat incomplete plan that only Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser could devise...
I never know what to think when a new author gets the rights to write in an established world, but Fafhrd & The Grey Mouser are some of my all-time favorite characters and Goodman Games has done a fantastic job of working up a game version of Nehwon with the DCC RPG, so I have high hopes that their standard of excellence will continue with this fiction.
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