'The Amber Chronicles' by Roger Zelazny, a classic fantasy series


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  1. edgore

    This is still my number one longed for HBO adaptation. An updated to modern times Amber TV show would kill in today's TV environment. Or hell, I would even settle for the CW - I like looking at pretty teenagers as much as the next guy.

  2. dcsanalyst

    Yes! I love this series and I love Zelazny. One of the greats.

  3. snig

    Often when I'm in a unfamiliar city that looks just a little bit like somewhere I've been before, I'll think about walking in shadows and making it where I want to go.

  4. Vanwall

    Random was my favorite character in the series. A few of us fans back in the day had an RPG going on with the characters, rather than the exact plot - we behaved as they did, but did different things, and this was before the series ended. It was done in real time, and a private fanzine of ours kept everyone up to date, tho we morphed it considerably. Much backstabbing and trickery involved, with verisimilitude, and at one point I ambushed another character outside of his actual home with a broomhandle Mauser replica I had laying around - Amber gunpowder was in, and another character killed off his girlfriend's character while IRL they were actually at a midnight showing of 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' - that didn't go down well.

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