World of Warcraft: Rise of the Horde

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Simon and Schuster, May 1, 2007 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Though the young Warchief Thrall ended the demon curse that had plagued his people for generations, the orcs still wrestle with the sins of their bloody past. As the rampaging Horde, they waged a number of devastating wars against their perennial enemy -- the Alliance. Yet the rage and bloodlust that drove the orcs to destroy everything in their path nearly consumed them as well.

Long ago, on the idyllic world of Draenor, the noble orc clans lived in relative peace with their enigmatic neighbors, the draenei. But the nefarious agents of the Burning Legion had other plans for both of the unsuspecting races. The demon-lord Kil'jaeden set in motion a dark chain of events that would succeed not only in eradicating the draenei, but forging the orc clans into an single, unstoppable juggernaut of hatred and destruction.

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User Review  - Barb_H - LibraryThing

I loved this book. It was great to find out the background story of how the Orcs arrived in Azeroth and why they are enemies of the Humans and Alliance. It's fun reading about all these characters that I've been hearing about for years while playing World of Warcraft. Read full review

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Wow and i dont mean the game. This book was awesome. I havent read a book since highschool because they arent entertaining enough for me. But rise of the horde kept my imagination strong and active while reading.

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New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Christie Golden has written more than forty novels and several short stories in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Among her many projects are over a dozen Star Trek novels and several original fantasy novels. An avid player of World of Warcraft, she has written two manga short stories and several novels in that world. Golden lives in Tennessee. She welcomes visitors to her website:

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