Standard Dave Duncan in that this is a fun, very readable fantasy with agreeable, intelligent characters. The Reaver Road is one of two books featuring Omar the Storyteller (also see The Hunter's Haunt). In this case, the story is about Omar and his chance companion Thorian being caught up in an intrigue of war, gods, treachery, and lust. The players act (sort of) as real people might, and are characteristically upbeat and optimistic. All in all, a lighthearted bit of fun in much the same enjoyable vein as most other Duncan books.