Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Shadowrun

A Shared-World series of Technofantasy adventures owned by the FASA Corporation, which also owns the associated role-playing Game. The sequence is set in the middle of the 21st century, in a world where technology and science Crosshatch with Dragons, druids, Elves, mages (> Wizards), "Orks", Trolls and other creatures standard to Genre Fantasy. Titles include: Shadowrun 1: Secrets of Power 1: Never Deal with a Dragon * (1990), #2: Choose Your Enemies Carefully * (1991) and #3: Find Your Own Truth * (1991), all by Robert N Charrette; #4: 2XS * (1992) by Nigel Findley; #5: Changeling * (1992) by Chris Kubasik; #6: Never Trust an Elf * (1992) by Charrette; #7: Into the Shadows * (anth 1990) ed Jordan K Weisman; #8: Streets of Blood * (1993) by Carl Sargent and Marc Gascoigne, which features a search for Jack the Ripper. After the Streets of Power subseries came #9: Shadowplay * (1993) by Findley, #10: Night's Pawn * (1993) by Tom Dowd, #11: Striper Assassin * (1993) by Nyx Smith, #12: Lone Wolf * (1994) by Findley, #13: Fade to Black * (1994) by Smith, #14: Nosferatu * (1994) by Sargent and Gascoigne, #15: Burning Bright * (1994) by Dowd and #16: Who Hunts the Hunter * (1995) by Smith. [JC]

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This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.