The cliffhanger is an ancient storytelling device. In The Odyssey, Homer leaves his audience hanging over the fate of Telemachus for eleven books after he walks into an ambush. In One Thousand and One Nights, Sheherezade avoids being executed by her husband, the king, through telling him a story every night that would end in […]

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This is the fourth and final part of a tribute to Joe Dever. You can read the previous parts here: part one, part two, part three. In this post I’d like to discuss the individual Lone Wolf (LW) books and reminisce on some of my favorite scenes. As before, I imagine this as a post […]

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This part three of a tribute to Joe Dever. You can read part one here and you can read part two here. In this post I’d like to discuss the Lone Wolf (LW) series as a whole. I imagine this as a post by a Lone Wolf fan for other Lone Wolf fans. Fair warning, […]

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This part two of a tribute to Joe Dever. You can read part one here. In this post I’d like to describe some of my own personal experiences encountering Lone Wolf (LW) over the decades. I first encountered LW in fourth grade when a friend of mine came to school with a copy of LW5 […]

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We at 4th Wall Games were deeply saddened when we learned of the passing of Joe Dever last week. For myself in particular, Mr. Dever’s work was a true inspiration. I was already a fan of Choose Your Own Adventure by first grade, but when I discovered Lone Wolf in fourth grade it opened my eyes […]

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I just got back and mostly recovered from a week at sea with the cast of Writing Excuses. Writing Excuses is a podcast about writing genre fiction that has been around since 2007, and is fantastic. It was created by Brandon Sanderson, Dan Wells, and Howard Tayler, and has subsequently added Mary Robinette Kowal to the […]

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