Guardians of the Flame is a fantasy series by Canadian-American novelist Joel Rosenberg. While playing a fantasy roleplaying game, a group of college students are suddenly transported into the game world by the gamemaster. In this fantasy world, they have to struggle to survive inside their own game.
Joel Rosenberg (1954-2011) was a Canadian-American science fiction and fantasy novelist, not to be confused with the thriller novelist named Joel C. Rosenberg. He is best known for his Guardians of the Flame series. Rosenberg passed away suddenly on June 2nd, 2011.