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Berona's War: Field Guide

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From the minds of artists/storytellers Jesse Labbe and Anthony Coffey comes this epic tale of two adorable, fur-covered races doomed by their own escalating violence! The Ele-Alta and the Cropones wage war over the island of Berona's most desirable piece of real estate: the land called Amity. Cute and cuddly on the outside, but ferocious to the core, these fuzzy fighters will continue their bloodshed no matter the cost!
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Overview

From the minds of artists/storytellers Jesse Labbe and Anthony Coffey comes this epic tale of two adorable, fur-covered races doomed by their own escalating violence! The Ele-Alta and the Cropones wage war over the island of Berona's most desirable piece of real estate: the land called Amity. Cute and cuddly on the outside, but ferocious to the core, these fuzzy fighters will continue their bloodshed no matter the cost!
The Berona's War: Field Guide provides a great introduction to the world of Berona's War, featuring maps, devious strategies, weapons, character and troop descriptions, and the history of wartime events.

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Publishers Weekly
Swarms of cute, furry little critters thirsting for each others' blood fill this extremely clever introductory guide to the war fought over the once-lovely land of Amity by The Ele-Alta from the western mountains of Berona and The Cropones, who live in the eastern forests. Both races look like stuffed children's toys, with oversize heads and big eyes that can seem winsome and innocent-or sly and malevolent. As displays of sprawled casualties demonstrate, their primitive armaments are equally whimsical and deadly. If they fail to butcher each other, it's not for lack of trying; they can design a death ray, for example, but have trouble building a working version out of chipped stone and rough-hewn wood. The book itself looks like an deliberately unpolished draft of a role-playing-game manual, patched together on notebook paper, with post-it notes and whiteout corrections. The art is lovely, though, with strong design and a real feel for the world. To be followed by an ongoing story called Berona's War: Fight for Amity. Illus.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932386899
  • Publisher: Archaia
  • Publication date: 8/10/2010
  • Series: Berona's War Series , #2
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Coffey was born in Odessa, Texas with a pencil in his hand and a song in his heart. This song is now the great Ele-Alta National Anthem. His utter disdain for the Croponites has led him to sign up for enlistment. He has aspirations of becoming one of the great Ele-Alta assassins, but will probably end up being a soil relocation engineer.

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