Waterfall Keep by aubie56

Description: Sir Geoffrey was a noble minding his own business when he was suddenly attacked by a cabal of master wizards. This is the story of how he defended himself and his friends with the help of a hedge-witch, Granny Eltman, who was not what she seemed to be. Magic, monsters, and powerful wizards are all determined to kill Sir Geoffrey, so his survival seems all but impossible. This story was inspired by an HBO series.
Size: 211 KB ( ~ 40,012 words)
Type: Action/Adventure
Sex Contents: Some Sex
Tags: Ma/Fa, Consensual, Fiction, Historical, Violent

Review by barron of ideas   [other reviews by barron of ideas]

Reviewed: 2015-12-14

This is, to the best of my knowledge the highest rated story by this author. It is a very good story but in my opinion equaled by some of his other work. I think the rating proves people like stories about magic and medieval life with kings and barrons better than stories about cowboys and bounty hunters. As a Barron, I have to agree.

I don't want to do anything that might spoil the story for potential readers. The author told you everything you need to know about it in his story description. I recommend you read the story.

Lets do the numbers. Remember 6 is a C, 7 is a B, 8 is an A, 9 is an A plus, and I give at most one ten a month for stories that take my breath away. The plot is a solid A, so that's an 8. I noticed imaginative use of a variety of magic spells. Technical is better than just an A, but nobody is perfect. I didn't find anything, but I had my reviewer hat on, not my proofreader hat. I assign a nine. Remember, one ten a month, at most. Appeal to reviewer is an honest A, an 8.

We might want to consider if the story ends with a life changing event. On the other hand, powerful wizard stories end differently than ordinary romances that end with getting married. Its a logical ending. Mr. Spock would approve, and so do I.

Plot: 8 | Technical Quality: 9 | Appeal to Reviewer: 8