Escape from the Sorcerer

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Fan Written Fighting Fantasy Gamebooks
Location: Agra, Allansia
References: 200
Publication Details
Author(s): Sunil Prasannan
Illustrator(s): Michael Wolmarans
Cover illustrator: Michael Wolmarans
First published: May 5 2011
Previous Adventure: Bones of the Banished
Next Adventure: Queen of Shades

Escape from the Sorcerer was a fan written Fighting Fantasy adventure by Sunil Prasannan. It was first published online in issue 6 of Fighting Fantazine in 2011.


The kingdom of Alkemis has come under repeated attack from neighbouring Agra. Unable to hold back the hordes of Lizard Men and chaotic Asuras led by the evil sorcerer Grudar Kreshnel, YOU and a few dozen fellow survivors were captured. One by one your fellow countrymen have been brutally executed, until only YOU remain. Will YOU be able to escape from the Sorcerer?[1]


The adventure in general follows the original rules set down in The Warlock of Firetop Mountain (see Game System).

Unique RulesEdit

  • The reader is unarmed at the start of the book and suffers a skill penalty of 2 points until they find a weapon.
  • Provisions restore 2 stamina per meal.

Equipment ListEdit

The player begins the adventure with no equipment.

Cover and IllustrationsEdit


The cover was designed and illustrated by Michael Wolmarans.


The interior illustrations were by Michael Wolmarans. There were 10 full page illustrations and 6 minor repeated illustrations scattered throughout the text. The paragraphs with a full page illustration were: 3, 29, 78, 86, 103, 110, 133, 153, 169, and 193.

Main CharactersEdit

YOU: Hero of Escape from the Sorcerer



Further NotesEdit



  • Possible error: Arriving from sections (61) or (96) we encounter a river running south-north. We cross it and go eastwards to (183) and (152), leaving it behind. Then a new tunnel starts northwards (89) where the river magically reappears. It is possible the new tunnel and the river begin to run parallel as they are both north-south oriented.
  • Typos: (140) mentions a Rune of Life and a Rune of Chaos, while at (99) there is a Rune of Good and a Rune of Chaos.
  • Typos: (145) mentions a female Hobbit character: "her escorts were taking him back to the cells".

See AlsoEdit

External LinksEdit


  1. Fighting Fantazine Issue 6 - p.3

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