Shadowdale has ratings and 91 reviews. Mike (the Paladin) said: Okay, I picked this up because our D&D group is or has begun a game in (cue portent. Shadowdale (Forgotten Realms: Avatar Trilogy, Book One) [Richard Awlinson, Jeff Easley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When the. Shadowdale (Forgotten Realms: Avatar Trilogy, Book 1) [Scott Ciencin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An all-new version of one of the.

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The second factor b above was certainly true for me over the past four days. Ao is pissed because of the theft of his Tablets of Fate, yet when the theft was clearly done by the hands of evil gods, Ao takes no sides and punished both good and evil without a second thought.

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I personaggi del party principale sono ben caratterizzati, ma ogni tanto la storia s’incaglia in momenti di stanca, per poi ripartire all’improvviso di slancio. Cyric is reasonable as the troubled thief struggling with a dark past, while Adon is something of a buffoon, a cleric of the goddess of love with delusions reals grandeur. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. This article is about an RPG module. Some early ancestor of his was a greedy jerk who fell afoul of some gypsies as you do who cursed him as they do such that he could only ever engage in selfless rexlms without any desire for compensation or reward.

In describing these rules as advanced the better description would be complex and incredibly clunky. See they are trying to recover D and D nerds I must include myself in their ranks. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. I know that these books are often based on role playing books or campaigns and that gives them a certain direction.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Jul 17, Allen M Werner rated it it was ok. Anyway crap this book is good and worth reading. It was almost fun to read. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. There’s something about a threat to the city of Arabel, but it isn’t well explained.


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I do like the premise of this series however. The writing was redundant seriously, how many times do I have to read blue-white insert word here or the same word two or three times in a sentence?

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hsadowdale View all 5 comments. It was once suggested to me by a source who will remain nameless that many of the changes these books made to the setting were done without much consulting with the other authors; a few works in progress had to be changed if not all but scrapped to account for the new state of things. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Descriptions are often crude, transitions abrupt, characters ra After hearing so much about this trilogy, I came to it with probably unreasonably high expectations, and was definitely let down.

Nov 01, B. Shadowdals thought I had scored a find. Fotgotten, who is destined to become the future Mystra had potential to be more interesting, yet her romance and sudden feelings for the womanizing, apparently self-serving, and disrespectful Kelemvor is also random and does not come off as being natural and true, but felt forced.

The characters are all inconsistent and bipolar, randomly doing and feeling things with no discernible motive whatsoever apart from exposition, I mean. I really have no problem with it. Chaos, destruction, and death abound as http: I will continue my discussion about the series when I move on to the next book in the series, and will discuss my thoughts on this particular trilogy upon reaching the third one.

Ao, the Maker of All Things, informs without warning, a handful of lesser gods that the Tablets of Fate have been stolen and he’s holding them responsible – as well as having been ‘a millennium of disappointment’. It’s a brave attempt at satisfying the requirements of a host of designers, authors and fans as the setting transitioned between game editions, though one replete with editorial and technical issues.


It may well apply to all cheap paperback fantasies. I will not throw out any spoilers, but Kelemvor’s secretis fairly weak and random.

Ao transforms them into mystical lights that must find and possess a human. But really, I’m glad I read this. Books by Scott Ciencin.

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Magija u tim vremenima je nestabilna i avatari Bogova hodaju zemljom. I wanted my own interpretation of the setting to paint the canvas of Forgotten Realms, rather than an author trying to sell a book.

Going into this, I was concerned, but I decided that due to my appreciation of the Forgotten Realms’ Pantheon, that if I were to read an Forgotten realms book it should be from the Avatar series. Incoherent, trite, poor characterization. Wait that would be a huge spoiler, sorry.

As a result, the head of the gods, Ao, has stripped the gods of their godhood; and magic has become unstable, until those tablets are returned. Shadowdale is the work of a fledgling author writing under one assumes less-than-ideal conditions.

May 28, Jim Townsend rated it really liked it Shelves: He first worked in TV production forgptten a writer, producer and director. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Unfortunately, if you know little of the Realms or if you’re not a gamer, you probably won’t enjoy this book.

No esperaba mucho de esta novela fodgotten el resultado ha sido peor. Written while he was in his mids, Shadowdale was Scott’s first published novel and in many ways, it shows. These first books are classics, without doubt, but reading them today, they’re just not that good. I decided to relive my youth by reading books from my past. Great start to the series.