Elminster has ratings and reviews. David said: Seriously, why did I ever read this rubbish?17 May You have seriously got to be kidding. Listen to The Temptation of Elminster Audiobook by Ed Greenwood, narrated by John Release Date: ; Language: English; Publisher: Audible Studios. Listen to Elminster: The Making of a Mage Audiobook by Ed Greenwood, narrated by Release Date: ; Language: English; Publisher: Audible Studios.
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But Elminster survives in the form of elkinster ash, and with the help of his scion, a fop who is growing into a true nobleman, and his longtime companion Storm, he still has a chance to counter Manshoon’s insidious plots. The One True Spell was a woman, and her name was Mystra – and her kisses were wonderful. I stuck through the first two chapters of this 10 but couldn’t bring myself to spend any more time on it.
Elminster, Book 1 Written by: Ed Greenwood was initially a writer for TSR, the company that developed and marketed the first ever elmlnster game, Dungeons and Dragons. Talking about groups and groups that die to a mist that do not have any relation to the story just dragged it out and made it very boring.
Elminster: The Making of a Mage Audiobook | Ed Greenwood |
Stands apart in the Forgotten Realms. Seriously, either Ed Greenwood has way too much time on his hands, or people will simply read anything. And even then, it’s rather anti-climactic. This elminsteg also a coming of age novel for Elminster as it starts when he is about 12 years old then he makes his way to becoming a Mage over a number of years. When a dragon-riding magelord sweeps down upon him, though, the 001 is thrust into a world of harsh realities, corrupt rulers, and evil sorcerers.
Elminster: The Making of a Mage
Aug 11, Matthew Gill rated it it was amazing. There are, however, some bright points. I first came across Elminster in the Dragon magazine years ago. It is elminsher time before Myth Drannor, when the Heartlands are home to barbarians, and wicked dragons rule the skies.
Jan 04, Veronica Rosa rated it liked it Shelves: Would you be willing to try another book from Ed Greenwood? He has a friend and partner, now. That said, the narrator was awful. Making of a Mage was much much better.
But Elminster survives in the form of magical ash, and with the help of his scion, a fop who is growing into a true nobleman, and his longtime companion Storm, he still has a chance to counter Manshoon’s insidious plots. Elminster was this epic sage character who did monster explanations in Dragon magazine when I was growing up. The dialogue was very unnatural and difficult to relate to, and a part of me wondered if at the time Greenwood was trying to purposely capture the over-the-top conversations player characters delved into in RPGs back in the day.
The Temptation of Elminster Forgotten Realms: At first I really thought that Greenwood really just liked to make his minor role characters very detailed before he left them behind, lost hundreds of pages behind. Love El, Classic to me. Dec 27, Hope Smash rated it it was ok.
He has his own series? Oh, and he’s a deity’s Chosen. The story was scattered. Which scene was your favorite?
Although, wanting to become more familiar with the setting is one of the reasons I read this book. The difference is that the Istari are not wizards simply because they are not human. No Reviews are Available.
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I might be a bit ADD and missed some of the bits linking the fragmented stories in this book or it could be elminsteg core story was just diluted by the meaningless noise around it. No reviews are available. Can’t wait to read all the other books in this series.
It was a fun ride listening to this book. But she is hunted now and has to be carful In ancient days, sorcerers sought to learn the One True Spell that would give them power over all the world and understanding of all magic It is the time of the great elven city of Cormanthor, when the Heartlands are home to barbarians, wicked dragons rule the skies, and the elven people trust no one. Jan 08, Pierre rated it really liked it Shelves: I might be a bit ADD and missed some of the bits linking the fragmented stories in this book or it could be the core story was just diluted by the meaningless noise around it.
Return to Book Page. So, the two of them start killing all of the magelords. Salvatore and am reading his first DemonWars Saga book. Here they watch as two noblemen, and their entourages, get into a verbal confrontation with each other.
It’s really why I went to this series after Erevis Cale.