As the synopsis says, “Uptight elfin historian Brangwain Spurge is on a mission: survive being catapulted across the mountains into goblin territory, deliver a priceless peace offering to their mysterious dark lord, and spy on the goblin kingdom — from which no elf has returned alive in more than a hundred years.”
He meets goblin archivist, Werfel, who is happy to show him around and together they find themselves in the middle of blunders, cultural misunderstandings, and double-crosses, all of which could spell death for themselves and war between their two nations.
I’ve gotten to chapter 3 so far and the language is filled with humor in the naming conventions and the way they talk to each other. Apparently, Brangwain’s nickname is “Weedy” and I’m interested to see if he holds to true to his nickname or rises above it.
We will see.
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