Re: TOS: Allegiance in Exile by DRGIII Review Thread (Spoilers!)
That is actually pretty common for a DRGIII book. They tend to be great books, but overall they aren't light hearted romps.
Over the course of many encounters and many years, I have successfully developed a standard operating procedure for dealing with big, nasty monsters. Run away. Me and Monty Python.
Harry Dresden - Blood Rites (The Dresden Files #6)