Five hundred years before the current time frame of the Mystara game setting, roving bands of rogue dragons strafe the populated areas, causing terror and. Here’s another entry in my back catalog review series of fantasy books of the 90s! This time we have “Dragonlord of Mystara” by Thorarinn. IMO, I consider Dragonmage of Mystara to be the best written of these novels, with Dragonlord second and Dragonking to be the worst. A few general words on .
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Gunnarsson also doesn’t have the ability to make routine and everyday occurrences interesting, so the novel is quite a slog. So the trilogy is actually a spin-off from the RPG, and the author is using a setting and world ready made for him by others over a period of years.
This book came close. Buy the book here! The narrative pace is slow, and the prose can be heavy on description in places.
Review: Dragonlord of Mystara
I may have been Due to their fear of a prophecy and the powers of the Dragonlord, dragons mysatra to find and kill the main character. Zhugenaut rated it really liked it Sep 10, Now a teenager, Thelvyn is fascinated by kf mystery of who he is and where he came from, but gets no answers until dragons begin suddenly attacking the northern lands once more.
This time, I came to it with much more of a reading background in the fantasy genre, and I also had more opportunity to learn about the background of the book.
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This novel isn’t conceived in Christian terms the world’s pantheon is made of up of ascended mortals who’ve become Immortals, which I understand from Wikipedia already characterized Mystara in the RPG. Naia Tidwell rated it liked it May 13, This story is book 1 of Dragojlord Dragonlord Chronicles, a trilogy that focuses on the fantasy world of Mystara. Sep 18, Werner rated it liked it Recommends it for: The bit on World Mountain is quite good, as is the last part where view spo This book is sometimes quite a drag to read as it’s not very well written.
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Hong rated it liked it Nov 30, There was also a LOT of traveling. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I remember wanting it to be much more than it was. The world of Mystara seems well thought out, with places, peoples, governments, and creatures that fit together to make a traditional fantasy realm.
But once Thelvyn gets an inkling of what rdagonlord supposed to do the plot gets going and becomes interesting. Ian Hewitt rated it did not like it Oct 21, That might be part of why I don’t quite like it as much now – I see holes the I my I remember finding this book in a random library as a kid.
Review: Dragonlord of Mystara – Karen Loves to Read
However, the dragons in the book are red and green, while the cover has a blue dragon. Eventually, we learn that he is actually a dragon himself and destined to be the dragonking. The Dragonlord Chronicles 1 by Thorarinn Gunnarsson. The story and characters were fine. Perhaps it’s better, though, to view the idea as a folkloric archetype, which different writers handle with their own variations.
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I knew I couldn’t remember it well enough to do it mmystara in a review without a reread; and since Barb had forgotten it even more totally, we decided to read it together a second time. Brammajere rated it liked it Oct 05, I may have skipped a few paragraphs here and there….
Tune in next book to find out… um —no thanks. The story begins with a prologue introducing the main character, Thelvyn Fox-Eyes, when he was still in the womb.
The main character is an orphan who gains the armor of the DragonLord. Next Post Book Review: His plotting is pretty linear, though it does have one development that was a jaw-dropping surprise in my first read I remembered it this time. May 12, Nytetyger rated it it dragonlore ok Shelves: Lists with This Book.
Lane E Smith rated it it was amazing Oct 16, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kenneth Alday rated it really liked it Aug 06, Theyna 1 7 Want to Read saving….