A sequel to Making of a Mage, Elminster in Myth Drannor takes place shortly afterwards. In this novel, Elminster. Main article: Elminster in Myth Drannor Elminster follows the edict of Mystra to enter the forest of Cormanthor. Compre o livro ELMINSTER IN MYTH DRANNOR na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados.

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He is almost always smoking a meerschaum pipe that spouts vile-smelling blue or green smoke. Languages Italiano Edit links. The first novel in The Elminster SeriesThe Making of a Mage[5] recounts the character’s origin story, which explains why he has such extensive and varied experience.

Forgotten Realms Novel: Elminster in Myth Drannor by Ed Greenwood (, Hardcover) | eBay

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. I was particularly dissatisfied with the twenty year jump.

They rdannor outlasted the Time of Troubles, and Elminster regained his magic. However, the story of the creation of Myth Drannor is important to know. The coolest stuff was seeing the city of Cormanthyr in its prime, but it was a lot like power corrupted Nertherese cities; somewhat ridiculous with magic, with good and bad elves fight with each other.

Forgotten Realms Novel: Elminster in Myth Drannor by Ed Greenwood (1998, Hardcover)

He makes a final appearance to thank the party for rescuing him and implies that they are the only ones with knowledge of how close the Realms came to falling under Bane. Sure, Elminster is given the task to go to Cormanthyr and the elmisnter begins with great promise.


Even this early in your journey, you should be able to stand on your own sometimes.

Bury Elminster Deep received a positive review from California Bookwatchwhich called it “a top pick for any fantasy collection”. This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past.

Are the elves of Cormanthor not just Drow with light skin? Much like Indiana Jones in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” I couldn’t help but shake the feeling that events would have played out more or less as they did even if Elminster had not been in the story.

This book also abounds in spell casting, shape changing, sword play and thievery. Rastreie seus pedidos recentes. Oct 19, Eric Barnum rated it it was ok. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Greenwood continues his streak of penning elaborately woven plots that are more about the place they occur in than the title characters themselves.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Sep 21, William Bentrim rated it really liked it. I will say, on its behalf, that there was more of the history of forgotten realms in this book than in any of the other books I have read that were not written in the last 5 years. Surviving many tests of strength and will, as well as attempts at assassination, he learns much powerful elven magic, and plays a large part in the eventually seeding of Cormanthor’s Mythal.

There is plenty of magic, intrigue, and pathos to keep the reader coming back.

I will also state, there are still plenty of holes in the history, plenty of things only written about in the rule books and in time lines Open Preview See a Problem? The book also jumps some two decades between two chapters and for no real reason.


However, after regaining his kingdom, he passed the monarchy to Helm Stoneblade, a knight of Athalantar, stating that he had wanted to eominster his family’s death, not rule. He is powerful but mortal, and with all the enemies a man who makes a habit of saving the world tends to accumulate.

He soon realized that he had no taste for killing, and gave it up when he went to become a burglar in the city of Hastarl, the capital of Athalantar. Following the events of the Spellplague caused by the destruction of his patron, Mystra, Elminster lost much of his power but remained unaging.

The epilogue was weird because it seemed like a complete chapter, illustrating details about what was taking place in the conversion of Cormanthor to Myth Drannor. Hell, Ed wrote half of the rules, he’s certainly familiar with them. Elminster appears as a gray-bearded man of weathered visage, with a hawk-like nose and alert, dancing eyes.

Elminster 1 – 10 of 11 books. She also meets an old man who turns out to be Elminster, and learns that he is her father. Mar 31, Reese rated it it was amazing. Later, while eavesdropping on a possible thieving mark, Elminster met that era’s Magister, the wizard who bore the mantle of Azuth ‘s power.

The story attempts to paint a picture of a people, so it’s bound to get hairy. He doesn’t have any agency.

While the arch-fiend plundered Elminster’s thoughts and memories, Mystra became aware of her favorite servant’s plight and entered Hell herself rdannor find him. He assists another wizard, Dwalimor Omen, in stopping an individual who was slaying dragons in the Realms. Murder, mystery, adventure, and meddling gods, as Mystra is the one to tell Elminster to go to Cormanthor and learn what he can of magic from the elves.


Elminster in Myth Drannor

See all 5 pre-owned listings. Ed Greenwood seems to get a little bit long winded here, but otherwise I really enjoyed it. As a young boy, tending sheep in the fertile countryside of the nation of Athlanthar, Elminster has his first encounter with magic: There are characters in the story that have little to do with the events themselves. I would have rather spent the money on another Cunningham book. Fed up with the rule and power of arrogant mages, Elminster sneaks into a temple of Mystra with the intent of defacing it, leading to a face-to-face confrontation with the goddess.

I am most definitely looking forward to reading the remaining books in the Elminster series. Elminster’s Daughter [10] takes place a few years after Elminster in Hell. He can portray himself as a tricksterrakestern father figure, fool, or any dranonr stereotype that drannnor wants to assume, depending on what he wants to accomplish or what reaction he wants to elicit from those around him.

Once in Hell he was abducted and enslaved by an outcast Arch-Devil known as Nergal, who wished to discover the secret of Mystra’s silver fire. It appears that the Elves are mankind’s KKK.