The End is Coming.An extinction-level asteroid is cannonballing toward Earth. In humanity’s final hours, a lucky few earn a one-way ticket to the brand-new, ultra-immersive, fantasy-based VRMMORPG, Viridian Gate Online. Making that leap of faith might mean survival, but it comes with a steep price tag: ´´Travelers” will forever be stranded as digital avatars inside a fantastical world filled with vicious monsters, all-powerful AIs, and cutthroat players. Let the games begin....Six amazing authors. Six incredible new tales. All set in the best-selling Viridian Gate Online Universe. Side Quests is an anthology for fans, by the fans!Included in Side Quests:´´A Gentleman’s Work´´ by James A. Hunter - When an Imperial Inquisitor captures a Thieves Guild Operative, Cutter must undertake a deadly rescue mission while using every grift in the book to stay one step ahead of a Headsman’s Blade. And the prize for this extraordinary quest? Nothing short of the keys to the Rowanheath Thieves Guild. Deception, subterfuge, and heavy drinking - all in a day’s work for a Gentleman...´´The Funeral Parlor´´ by Raymond Johnson - A young spiderling is stranded in an alien land, surrounded by hostile creatures. Forced to fight for her life in a bid to find her way home, she must transform into the predator she is destined to become or die alone and forgotten, trapped in a dark world know as the Shadowverse.´´The Raiding of Rowanheath´´ by J.D. Astra - The Crimson Alliance has breached the walls of Rowanheath, inciting Aleixo Carrera’s rage. Now Abby and her rag-tag invasion crew must reach the keep’s Command Center before the defending troops mobilize and shut down the takeover, else they’ll lose the battle and the war for Eldgard’s freedom.´´The Ballad of Jaro Edgewalker´´ by N.H. Paxton - Jaro is an assassin, and he’s good at it. But when he finds a foe that is insurmountable by normal means 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jeff Hays, Justin Thomas James, Laurie Catherine Winkel, Annie Ellicott. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/144105/bk_acx0_144105_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.