Baldur's Gate

Baldur's Gate



"Shadows of Amn" novel (partially revised)

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Size: 9,6 mb, 542 pages

Last amendment: 13 VII 2021

Please take into consideration that the version of the novel placed here has not been fully corrected, and may still contain numerous errors. I estimate the current degree of reconstruction of the text at about 80%, but due to my insufficient knowledge of the language, I cannot guarantee the full correctness of even these fragments, that have been checked several times. Unfortunately, the last attempt of emendation the text has proved, that preparing a fully satisfactory translation is beyond my capabilities.

Of course, if you're stubborn (and brave) enough, you can take a look, and if you come across some stupid error or repetition, just close one eye (and even better, the other one as well).

"Tales of the Sword Coast" novel

Estimated size after translation (13% shorter than the original): 290-320 pages.

This novel is not available anymore. I'm sorry, but all copies has been erased before my first suicide attempt in 2019 (before dying, I wanted to destroy everything I created). I didn't do it for fun; someone deprived me of all joy of life, and it's their, not mine fault, that the book is lost forever. I can assure you, that I would prefer it survive instead of me.

This part was my favorite; I always considered it the most successful of all three, despite skipping some scenes in Cloakwood, and large inaccuracies at the end (lack of underground city). It's a pity that "Shadows of Amn" remained, not the first part of the saga.

"Throne of Bhaal" novel

Estimated size after translation (13% shorter than the original): 190-280 pages

No longer available (for the reasons given above).

Well, as for this novel I have never been entirely satisfied with it, and I do not regret its destruction that much (perhaps I would have done it anyway). Although I highly value "Throne of Bhaal" as a brilliant and DEFINITIVE closure to the saga, its greatness as a game was not adaptable to the book form - or at least my skills were insufficient for that. I was unable to satisfactorily present the scenes in the pocket sphere, nor the final fight; I also changed a few other scenes to avoid the descriptions of teleporting the party into, and from besieged Saradush (some of these solutions I used in the board game).