The setting for a series of science fiction novels by Jack Chalker, beginning with Midnight at the Well of Souls in The Well World is a planet-sized . aka "Midnight at the Well of Souls Role-Playing System" From the back of the box: "Entered by a thousand gateways built by a race lost in the clouds of time[,] the. Midnight at the Well of Souls is the first book in the Well of Souls series by American author Jack L. Chalker, first published as a paperback in Over a million copies of the original printing were sold, and reprints have continued for decades. It came in #18 in the Locus Poll Award for best science fiction.Plot summary · Preamble · Well World.Having bought a subscription, you can download this or other directories on our website. To download the file, click on the button below.