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Item - The Dungeons of Torgar

(Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st])
(Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st])
(Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st])
(Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd])
(Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd])
(Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd])
(Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd])
(Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd])
(American, US 1st printing [1st])
(American, US 1st printing [1st])
(American, US 6th printing [6th])
(Lone Wolf (2007-) edition)
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Combined Summary

Online Full Text: Project Aon (Project Aon edition)
Series: Lone Wolf (1984-1998) — no. 10
Lone Wolf (2007-) no. 10
Platform: Web Browser (Project Aon edition)
Translated Into: Dans les entrailles de Torgar (French)
Die Kerker von Torgar (German)
Las mazmorras de Torgar (Spanish)
Penjara Torgar (Malay)
Le segrete di Torgar (Italian)
Torgars fängelsehålor (Swedish)
Torgarské kobky (Czech)
Author: Dever, Joe
Illustrators: Jones, Peter Andrew (Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd] - cover; Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd] - cover)
McPheeters, Neal (American, US 1st printing [1st] - cover; American, US 6th printing [6th] - cover)
Salmon, Brian (Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st] - cover; Project Aon edition - cover)
Williams, Brian (Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st] - interior; American, US 1st printing [1st] - interior; Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd] - interior; American, US 6th printing [6th] - interior; Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd] - interior)
Dates: 1987 (Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st])
July, 1988 (American, US 1st printing [1st])
1990 (Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd])
1992 (Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd])
June 15, 2002 (Project Aon edition)
2009 (Lone Wolf (2007-) edition)
ISBNs: 0099512505 / 9780099512509 (Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st], Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd], Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd])
0425109305 / 9780425109304 (American, US 1st printing [1st], American, US 6th printing [6th])
Length: 350 sections (Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st], Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd], Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd], American, US 1st printing [1st], American, US 6th printing [6th], Project Aon edition)
Number of Endings: 16 (not including failure by loss of points) (Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st], Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd], Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd], American, US 1st printing [1st], American, US 6th printing [6th], Project Aon edition)
Cover Price: US$2.95 (American, US 1st printing [1st])
US$3.99 (American, US 6th printing [6th])
Special Thanks: Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st], Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd]:
Thanks to Ryan Lynch for the front cover, back cover, spine and title page verso images.
Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd]:
Thanks to Luke Sheridan for the spread cover and title page version images.
User Summary: The Darklords have control of the final three Lorestones, but you have learned that they are currently held in the dungeons beneath the Drakkar fortress of Torgar.
Demian's Thoughts:

While reading this book, I did realize that I owe a lot of my appreciation of Lone Wolf to nostalgia. While I still give the series plenty of credit for its fun system and its story continuity, I think that I would find its shallow characters and silly location names a lot less thrilling if not for the fact that I know they were created by Joe Dever. I guess I still cannot claim to be unbiased. That being said, this was yet another fun adventure. It's highly replayable since the first choice leads to two different story branches that allow wildly different events to be experienced during the first half of the story. After that, it's time for some reunions and daring deeds leading up to a gigantic cliffhanger. Of course, it could have benefit from better characterization (I dare you to tell two Lone Wolf characters apart) and some elaboration (much of the adventure feels a little bit rushed), but it's Lone Wolf. It's hard not to enjoy it, flaws and all.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Tan Hong Kiat for the Beaver cover scan and Marcus Pearse for the Red Fox cover scan that were previously used here; thanks to Ryan Lynch for all of the current British images.
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Known Editions

Beaver, 1987 1st printing [1st]
Red Fox, UK 1990 1st printing [2nd]
Red Fox, UK 1992 1st printing [3rd]
American, US 1st printing [1st]
American, US 6th printing [6th]
Project Aon edition
Lone Wolf (2007-) edition (in The Dungeons of Torgar (reissue))

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