What is the point of the Witcher series?

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What is the point of the Witcher series?

Postby Shimmitar » Fri May 06, 2016 11:41 pm

So i read the first book and unless i missed it, i don't understand what the point or plot of the series is. Is it just hunting down monsters?

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Re: What is the point of the Witcher series?

Postby cynicalwanderer » Tue May 10, 2016 1:59 pm

The point of it was to be made into an awesome series of video games. :D

I've installed and am about to start #3, having heard only good things.
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Re: What is the point of the Witcher series?

Postby DrG2 » Wed May 11, 2016 9:57 pm

The first book is a series of short stories with the same main characters. I guess you didn't know that.

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Re: What is the point of the Witcher series?

Postby James A. Ritchie » Thu May 12, 2016 12:46 am

I'm not sure there is a point to any of the stories. The plot seems to be to kill monsters.

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Re: What is the point of the Witcher series?

Postby Mohamed Ali » Wed Jul 27, 2016 1:22 pm

I've read the first book as well. It's just a fun ride. Not meant to be taken as literary genius. It got popular enough to become a low budget TV show in Poland which the people behind CD Projekt RED grew up with. They turned it into a video game to establish themselves as a Polish studio.


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