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Terra, Curse of the Forest

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Sting the Scorpion Man

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

The good Beasts of Avantia are imprisoned in the kingdom of Malvel the evil wizard. Each is guarded by a terrible new Beast. Tom's quest to free the good Beasts takes him to the tunnels under Malvel's castle, where Sting the Scorpion Man is waiting...Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH

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Balisk the Water Snake

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Freya and Silver are trapped in Tavania! To rescue them Tom must find the magical Tree of Being. But Sanpao the Pirate King has summoned six evil Beasts to stop him. Can Tom survive the deadly attacks of Balisk the Water Snake?Don't miss the rest of the series!KORON, JAWS OF DEATHHECTON THE BODY SNATCHERTORNO THE HURRICANE DRAGONKRONUS THE CLAWED MENACEBLOODBOAR THE BURIED DOOM

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Komodo the Lizard King

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Muro the Rat Monster

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom now seeks the second potion ingredient that will free his ailing mother from Wizard Velmal's fiendish sorcery. He must battle against Muro the Rat Monster, who can command the vermin of Kayonia to do his wicked bidding!

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Fang the Bat Fiend

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Murk the Swamp Man

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

The land of Kayonia is descending into chaos! Everywhere Tom looks he sees decay and destruction: all the work of Wizard Velmal. Tom must now face not only Murk the Swamp Man, but also a deadly assassin sent to kill him...

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Vespick the Wasp Queen

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tom has nearly reached the end of his most challenging Beast Quest! The fate of his mother and the land of Kayonia depend on him and his faithful companions. Can he defeat the deadliest of his foes, Vespick the Wasp Queen, and wicked Wizard Velmal?

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Amictus the Bug Queen

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Battle of the Beasts: Amictus vs Tagus

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Narga the Sea Monster

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

In the perilous Black Ocean lurks Narga the Sea Monster. As well as preying on the rebels fighting evil wizard Malvel, Narga is holding one of the good Beasts of Avantia captive. Can Tom set the good Beast free, or will it remain trapped in the Dark Realm for ever?Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - KAYMON THE GORGON HOUND - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Kaymon the Gorgon Hound

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

In a ruined castle in the Dark Realm prowls Kaymon the Gorgon Hound. Kaymon is one of six fearsome Beasts unleashed by the wicked wizard, Malvel, to capture the good Beasts of Avantia. Join Tom on his quest to save the good Beasts and avoid being captured himself...Don't miss:TORGOR THE MINOTAUR - SKOR THE WINGED STALLION - NARGA THE SEA MONSTER - TUSK THE MIGHTY MAMMOTH - STING THE SCORPION MAN

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Battle of the Beasts: Ferno vs Epos

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Ravira Ruler of the Underworld

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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First Hero

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Tanner, a young boy living in the land of Avantia, has been chosen by a magnificent Beast - the young phoenix Firepos - to be her rider. It is their destiny to seek three other Beasts, and their Chosen Riders - for they have an epic task to undertake. Together they must do battle with the cruel warlord Derthsin and his terrible armies of destruction...

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Master Your Destiny: The Dark Cauldron

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade

Be the hero in this exciting adventure! Join Tom and his companions on a brand new Beast Quest, where your decisions determine the outcome. Meet old favourites Ferno and Sepron, and do battle with two new and terrifying Beasts: Aldroim - a huge shape-shifting Beast, and Cornix - a crow-like skeletal Beast who lures victims to their deaths!

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Creta the Winged Terror

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Kragos and Kildor the Two-Headed Demon

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Tusk the Mighty Mammoth

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade
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Vedra & Krimon Twin Beasts of Avantia

Adam Blade
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Adam Blade