What happens when noir mystery collides with an animal underdog tale?
The end of the world is almost a secondary concern...
Geralt is in over his head training Ciri, an orphan thrust into his life by seismic shifts of fate.
Heroine Complex is a sugar-rush of an adventure from beginning to end.
Compared to the main Tolkien Trilogy, The Children of Hurin is a good two shades darker.