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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I may be a bit biased, as I grew up reading these books and roleplaying in the Realms with friends – but to finally read the story of how it all started – it simply does not compare. Yet, in the end, I was left with a pleasant feeling of following the adventures of the hero, while at the same time enriching my knowledge about the realms of Faerun and their lore. However, Makin will also admit that he is starting to grow on me now that i’m on, like his 5th book Despite buying that game roughly 20 yers ago, I remember that moment as if it happened Chronicles, Book 1 By: And then, I read them.

He can do no wrong and is absolutely pure of heart and every god or goddess favors him elinster delights in the goodness of his soul. Seriously, either Ed Greenwood has way too much time on his hands, or people will simply read anything. Too much stuff was squeezed in, there were too many one-dimensional characters that I didn’t care about, and it was too much effort to figure out what was going on at times, especially at the climax of the book. Elminster in HellElminster’s Daughter what, he actually got laid, I though this mighty super magician was above loveElminster Must Die and I bet you he doesn’t among others.


If I could give one word as to why I do not like him it is this: The soldier tells him to get some training and learn to use a sword before he attempts to go after his uncle and the magelords of Athalantar. Eventually there is this scene where they proclaim their love for each other, but you can’t really tell what it means, and your think maybe there is gonna be something kinky going on, and the teacher lady turns Elmara back into Elminster Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft.

Mass Market Paperback Page Count: Refresh and try again. Seek your cheap thrills elsewhere. The Temptation of Elminster: I enjoyed reading the story of the mighty Elminster.

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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”.

I bought this audiobook because I really like the kaking version.

When I ran a search for this book on Goodreads I discovered that there is a whole series of books about this Elminster character, including: But it really isn’t all that good As one of the most famous and lovable characters to date on the Forgotten Realms universe sorry Drizzt. There may be a time where I decide to learn more of El’s perils, but for now it will remain in its place. Dec 27, Jesse rated it liked it Shelves: It can lay low a dragon or heal a wounded warrior.

I recommend this to all who love fantasy. Every aspect of this novel and the subsequent novels in the first and additional jaking are exceptional listening. Flows together and unless you can anticipate or pay close attention, you may miss where the break is.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Ed Greenwood Narrated by: Give as a gift. Give me urban fantasy any day. But its not over yet! He gives up his thrown to one of the more noble side characters, and goes on his way Best book that I’ve read I mean listened to in a while.


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Avatar Trilogy, Book One. Ed Greenwood was initially a writer for TSR, the company that developed and marketed the first ever roleplaying game, Dungeons and Dragons. It was a chore to get through the last third. Some have critised other authors for being too idealistic in the worlds, however not much criticism has been levelled against Dungeons and Dragons products for similar things.

There is no Sauron in the Forgotten Realms, but there are these wonderfully powerful and fantastic, almost immortal, wizards that live there. Elminster lives in a region called the Dalelands, a forested region of the Forgotten Realms made up of a collection of farming communities in large clearings known as The Maknig. I tried to push past it but only read a few more chapters before I began to skim.

So, keeping that in mind, I liked the book very much. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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I Honestly I enjoyed Elminster. Making of a Mage on your Kindle in under a minute. I like to listen to audio books while doing something else house cleaning, driving, data entry, etc. It becomes obvious that if the argument is allowed to escalate, they will destroy the tavern and surly kill elmister innocent bystanders namly Elminster, his partner, and all the sultry whores.

For those unfamiliar with the setting, it is a fantasy at its best, huge lands, tons of historical events dating back tens of thousands of years, different races, magic, swords, knights.