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Downshadow (novel)

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Author(s) Erik Scott de Bie
Publisher Wizards of the Coast
Cover Artist Android Jones
Type Novel
Binding Mass Market Paperback
Released April 2009
Pages 352
ISBN 13 978-0-7869-5128-4
Series Waterdeep
Preceded by Mistshore
Followed by City of the Dead

A dangerous, subterranean labyrinth haunted by outlaws and monsters.

The upper reaches of the legendary Undermountain.

The only law is that of the sword in.


Ever wondered what it's really like to be a paladin? A holy knight, struggling to live in a very unholy city? A city crowded with tempting women who take a great interest in you, and old enemies increasingly thirsty for your doom?

Downshadow shows you, in a tale packed with battles, betrayals, sticky situations, lurking foes ... and the deadly rooms and passages of Waterdeep's most dangerous neighborhood of all: Downshadow, beneath the cobbles and cellars and the sewers that underlie them. This is one wild ride. I highly recommend it, have read it several times through, and look forward to re-reading it many times more!

  — Ed Greenwood

The story is continued in Shadowbane and Shadowbane: Eye of Justice.

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