In a Twitter thread by person @mustangsart, the fan factors out that in each the present and the online game collection, Geralt’s incapacity is totally erased from the narrative. Within the unique novels, written by Andrzej Sapkowski, Geralt is injured towards the tip of Time of Contempt, “shattering” his elbow and thigh. In keeping with the fan, the harm leaves our fearless monster hunter “screaming in agony and delirious till the Dryads assist him.”
In fact, Geralt is healed, however within the novels, he by no means totally recovers from this harm. As a substitute, Geralt is riddled with persistent ache all through the remainder of the collection.
“It impacts his gait, inflicting him to stroll with a limp that will increase in severity relying on the climate. He finds that driving Roach for lengthy intervals may be very uncomfortable. He’s stressed sitting down as a result of all of a sudden his knee will seize and [he] wants to face up once more to stretch it out,” @mustangsart explains.