Rise of the Spider Goddess: An Annotated Novel

Rise of the Spider Goddess: An Annotated Novel

by Jim C. Hines

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Overview

In 2006, DAW Books published Jim C. Hines� debut novel Goblin Quest. But before Jig the goblin, before fairy tale princesses and magic librarians and spunky fire-spiders, there was Nakor the Purple, an elf who wanted nothing more than to stand around watching lovingly overdescribed sunrises with his pet owl Flame, who might actually be a falcon, depending on which chapter you�re reading.

This is Nakor�s story, written in 1995 and never before shared with the world. (For reasons that will soon be painfully clear.) Together with an angsty vampire, a pair of pixies, and a feisty young thief, Nakor must find a way to stop an Ancient Evil before she destroys the world. (Though, considering the relatively shallow worldbuilding, it�s not like there�s much to destroy...)

With more than 5000 words of bonus annotation and smart-ass commentary, this is a book that proves every author had to start somewhere, and most of the time, that place wasn�t very pretty.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150191846
Publisher: Jim C. Hines
Publication date: 12/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,088,460
File size: 269 KB

About the Author

Jim C. Hines has been a paid juggler, earned a black belt in two different martial arts, performed yo-yo tricks at the top of the Eiffel Tower, and lived with a brain-damaged squirrel. (Only three of those are true.) One of his earliest stories earned first place in the Writers of the Future contest.

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