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I command ye... to eat trees! mu hahahahahah! Click for full image

Good Show Sir’s Art Direction: So, I hear you have been seeing my daughter. Good artwork, my boy… be a real pity if someone would mess it up with a terrible grey cover plaque… wouldn’t it…
Published 1990

Actually, that cover IS a classical work of artI would touch it without protective glovesI have seen worse. Far, far worseInteresting, but I would still read it in publicMiddling: Neither awful nor awfully goodWould not like to be seen reading that!Awful... just awful...That belongs in a gold-lamé picture frame!Gah... my eyes are burning! Feels so good!Good Show, Sir.... Good Show! (Average: 6.35 out of 10)
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14 Responses to “The Demon Lord”

  1. THX 1138 Says:

    “Woah, I didn’t drop it, I don’t even smoke!”

  2. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    *yawn* *blink-blink* ‘…oh, god, what is it THIS time?’

    Tip o’ the ale to whoever engineered such perfect, even mountains. They aren’t easy to build like that.

  3. A.R.Yngve Says:

    “Hail the great and terrible Bowser!”
    (That’s “Koopa” for you Yanks. ;-))

  4. A.R.Yngve Says:

    Sequels were:
    THE DEMON KING
    THE DEMON BISHOP
    THE DEMON MAYOR
    THE DEMON COUNCILMAN
    THE DEMON MUNICIPAL COMMITTEE MEMBER

  5. Jeff Vader Says:

    “Hmm-dum-di-dum…So lets see whats in this valley…

    Oh come ON!! Another giant floating head??”

    (Throws up arms in despair)

  6. Tom Noir Says:

    *ring*

    “Good news sir, we are going to publish your book, The Demon Lord. What’s your name again?”

    “Heh heh, tell them it’s ‘Peter Morwood’.” *giggles*

    “Sorry, what was that first bit again, Mr. Morwood?”

  7. Bibliomancer Says:

    I knew this was the work of an Unknown Artist Institute graduate before I even looked at the tags.

  8. Peter Morwood Says:

    Dear Sirs,

    I will not tolerate slander upon the good name that my parents, Richard and Ivana Morwood, bestowed upon me.

  9. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    ‘Reminiscent of the works of Terry Brooks…’ International Olympic Committee, Logographics Department

  10. fred Says:

    Transpose the last two sentences from this what I am sure is a totally impartial ‘review’ and not done by the author or his representative to the cover art and it barely approaches my enthusiasm for todays offering.

    http://www.amazon.com/The-Demon-Lord-Peter-Morwood/product-reviews/071261754X/ref=dp_top_cm_cr_acr_txt?showViewpoints=1

  11. Dead Stuff With Big Teeth Says:

    @fred: That gives me an idea for a blurb…

    Was Alric the destined warrior who would avenge his father? Or was he the kind of lonesome wanker to vote up his own paper books on Amazon?

  12. Adam Roberts Says:

    Genuinely read this title as ‘THE LEMON LORD’.

  13. Tag Wizard Says:

    Mr Morwood,

    Have you ever considered changing your name to Robert Peter Smyth?

    Yours,

  14. RachelJ Says:

    @Adam Roberts. Understandable- it’s a very lemony glow.

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