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The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski (The Witcher #0.5)

Geralt is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil and not everything fair is good. . .and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. TITLE: The Last Wish AUTHOR: Andrzej Sapkowski PUBLISHER: Orbit YEAR: 1993 LENGTH: 352 pages AGE: Adult GENRE: Fantasy RECOMMENDED: Yes Queer Rep Summary: No canon queer rep. THE LAST WISH is a prequel to the Witcher main series, a collection of stories from Geralt’s life before the events of THE BLOOD OF ELVES. Each story is based or at least inspired by a fairy tale or bit of folklore. I didn’t get much of a sense of Geralt from these stories alone, but having read the first book of the main series his characterization here seemed consistent with that. The titular s

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