Fate of Fools: Two Tests of Wits and Wiles in the Young Kingdoms
Two ELRIC! Adventures -- Strange apparitions haunt the city of Raschil. An unusual source commissions the adventurers to stop the phenomenon. They journey to the famous university of Casandria and there attempt to gain possession of a Melnibonean Relic. Only the Book of Brilliant Things can staunch the flow of mysterious events and aid a friend in need. A lovesick young nobleman finances a search across Ilmiora¸ the Sighing Desert¸ an the Weeping Waste in search of his true love. They must quest for a magical Lute¸ and ancient Hymn¸ and a Troubadour with no equal to restore a love lost. This traveling adventure makes a good introduction to the northern realms. Maps included in this book portray a portion of the Northern Continent¸ and summary plan of the University of Casandria¸ details of the library¸ and city maps of Ilmar on the Pale Sea¸ Raschil¸ and Casandria. There are also many new illustrations and statistics¸ several new spells¸ and other source materials. The events in this book are set one year prior to the events in Michael Moorcock"s novel Elric of Melnibone. Similarly¸ Chaosium supplements Sorcerers of Pan Tang¸ Perils of the Young Kingdoms¸ Sea Kings of the Purple Towns and Melnibone are set in this same prologue period.