Elminster: The Making of a Mage (Forgotten Realms) [Ed Greenwood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In ancient days, sorcerers sought. A young shepherd boy, Elminster, vows revenge on the dragon-riding mage-lord who murders his family and destroys his village, and pursues careers as a. Written by Ed Greenwood, narrated by John Pruden. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial.
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Every cleric prays in action, and sometimes the hand of a god DM does reach down and save a soul, especially if the character’s actions are true and the mission is grave, needing the gifts and insight to complete the task at hand.
So, this is how a mage is made; so says the title of the book. The other aspect I mags not like is Elminster, pure and simple.
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The result of his labors is a world reborn and a mage made. I would relate this book to reading the childhood story of your favorite role model, hero, celebrity – except my “hero” was a fictional character, in a fantasy world, who kept my imagination soaring to new heights. While this is an amazing story, one that I’ve read multiple times in paper version, the narration was not good and, in my elmminster, made it impossible to listen to.
I hope that the next book in the series is significantly better than this Cadderly must put his studies to the test and enter the catacombs far below to save his brothers and himself. From the way he reads, I have to assume he tried reading the book version and just found it too boring.
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Elminster: The Making of a Mage (novel)
Nov 05, Pye Josephus Joestar rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Elminster is now a sheperd, failed mercenary, and sneak thief Homeland Legend of Drizzt: So maybe it’s not the books fault, it’s just not my cup of tea. Overall, the narrator maling bored and did nothing to improve the story. Fortunately, SkyMall offers a variety of products to help with that. Here they watch as two noblemen, and their entourages, get into a verbal confrontation with each other.
Are there better written books out there?
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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. This article needs additional citations for verification. I had just finished Hero by R. Five years ago Corin Cadence’s makig entered the Serpent Spire – a colossal tower with ever-shifting rooms, traps, and monsters.
Just because somebody lives in a nice apartment with all of the Mod-cons does not necessarily mean that they are civilised, and just because they live in a mud hut beside a river in a jungle and survive off the produce of the land does not necessarily mean they are barbaric. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
Please save yourself the trouble and avoid this audiobook. Wizards of the Coast December 1, Language: Stands apart in the Forgotten Realms.
No trivia or quizzes yet. And we couldn’t have hoped for a better origin story than the one presented on this book. Feb 14, Ryan rated it did not like it Shelves: In the end everyone but El dies They play a practical joke on one of the nobles which involves knocking him out and putting him in some kind of lewd sexual posistion to be discovered and humiliated latter on.
Of course it isn’t a literary masterpiece. Dec 12, Efka rated it liked it Shelves: Elminster was this epic sage character who did monster explanations in Dragon magazine when I was growing up. No Reviews are Available. I also believe Elmara was supposed to fall in love, as a female, and explore those avenues.
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I will probably check out some of Greenwood’s newer Forgotten Realms books, but I don’t think I’ll be continuing the Elminster legacy. Greenwood should have had a better writer, fo with more distance and less love of the character, write this. It allows us to finally see how the events shaped a young kid to become we all came to know by many As one of the most famous and lovable characters to date on the Forgotten Realms universe sorry Drizzt.
Greenwood is really good at writing magic descriptions, if not a bit long winded. It doesn’t help that the hero is the greatest Gary Stu in the Forgotten Realms universe, who will ,aking it unscathed in the end. And it is in the msking hands of Shandril of Highmoon, a young, orphaned kitchen-lass. Can any-male-one please explain? Through this whole period, it seems like the elf is just talking about how to preserve the forest, but I guess all that stuff is metaphoricly about the “weave”.
Personally I think it is the second q since Greenwood lf pretty much get away with writing rubbish. It is also very obvious that he is only reading the book, not trying to perform.
Give me urban fantasy any day. Those questions are answered in this 1st book of the series. The Making of a Mage Forgotten Realms: Jul 20, Yuri Martins rated it it was amazing. Give as a gift.