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World of Warcraft novel will tell the tale of Garrosh’s trial


Ah, Garrosh Hellscream. Most infamous of the orc race, he’s been a busy body in Azeroth over the last few years. The siege of Orgrimmar was a bloodbath, but the orc war lord is finally in chains and awaiting trial. 

The court case of a lifetime won’t be an in-game event, but rather the focus of the next World of Warcraft novel, which will release next year. 

For anyone keeping up with Azeroth lore and building up their excitement for Warlords of Draenor, World of Warcraft: War Crimes looks to be a pretty essential read. The blurb has been posted on the World of Warcraft blog, and reads as follows:

“The brutal siege of Orgrimmar may be over, but Garrosh Hellscream, the most infamous orc on Azeroth, has yet to face justice. Now in chains, his tyrannical leadership of the Horde has been ended by his many enemies, and he must answer for his crimes. You will bear witness, along with the renowned leaders from across Azeroth, to his long awaited trial.

Visions of his past atrocities are presented in vivid detail for all to see. But as history is revisited, old grievances and bitter memories come to light, and those in attendance begin to wonder if anyone among them is truly innocent. Mounting tensions and rising enmity steer the court to the brink of chaos… as the world waits with bated breath for the verdict on the war crimes of Garrosh Hellscream.

Touching on many characters in Azeroth, this new novel highlights events and even delves into secrets from the past.”

If you’re already re-arranging your reading schedule to fit War Crimes in, you can go ahead a pre-order it from Amazon.