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Complete the Quest: The Poisonous Library

Complete the Quest: The Poisonous Library

Brian McLachlan



Save your kingdom in this interactive role-playing adventure, which reads like a graphic novel but also plays like a game! It’s perfect for fans of all ages who are interested in the exciting world of fantasy gaming.

Queen Evergreen has been poisoned! To save her, you must pick a team of heroes to travel across a series of perilous fantasy landscapes, from a witch’s desert tomb to a giant’s palace in the sky. YOU get to choose how they win they day, using the greatest heroic power of all: your imagination.

On your journey, you’ll meet new heroes, battle a dungeon that’s also a dragon, and discover that the poisoned book that attacked Queen Evergreen was just the first part of an evil plot that threatens the entire realm.

Award-winning creator Brian McLachlan has created a new kind of role-playing adventure for all ages, which reads like a graphic novel but also plays like a game. With story panels and colorful visuals, this book provides an easy reference to help readers learn the mechanics of role-playing games, while giving them room to let their imaginations soar!

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Praise for Complete the Quest: The Poisonous Library

Complete the Quest is part comic, part game, all joyous adventure: an inventive interactive story that rewards exploration ... a kind and clever guided tour of your own imagination.” —New York Times bestselling author Ryan North

“A bright, colorful comic ... A clear message of fighting intolerance and racism offers a wholesome frame for a magical world-saving mission. This is a warm, welcoming introduction to RPGs and collaborative storytelling.” —Kirkus Reviews


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Brian McLachlan

Brian McLachlan is part writer, part artist, all cartoonist. He's made comics for The New Yorker, The Nib, Nickelodeon, Owl, and Dragon Magazine. His book Draw Out the Story: Ten Secrets to Creating Your Own Comics won an ILA award for non-fiction. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two kids.

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Rachel O’Neil