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Planet of the Dragons

(book fair edition)
Series: Choose Your Own Adventure (1979-1998) #75
Contained In: Choose Your Own Adventure Box Set (73-77) (Collection)
Translated Into: El planeta de los dragones (Spanish)
El planeta de los dragones (Spanish)
El planeta dels dracs (Catalan)
Author: Brightfield, Richard
Illustrators: Warhola, James (cover)
Mitchell, Judith (interior)
Release Date: January, 1988
ISBN: 0553268872 / 9780553268874
Length:117 pages
Number of Endings:21
User Summary: Your lifepod has crashed on a planet that resembles Earth but which has rather more unusual inhabitants....
Demian's Thoughts: This book is a sequel to Invaders of the Planet Earth, though it stands on its own quite well. Unfortunately, I didn't enjoy it quite as much as its predecessor. While I did like the fact that many of the paths through the book are lengthy and lead to satisfying conclusions, the basic scenario of the book wasn't as gripping as that of Brightfield's previous adventure. There are some outlandish creatures and interesting situations on display here, but the overall experience is somehow lacking something. It wouldn't surprise me if this adventure was written in a bit of a hurry. This is still well above average for a science fiction adventure in this series, but it's not as good as it might have been.

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