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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Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Instagram. That’s not entirely true, but it is true that the theme of “mysteriously born and little regarded young orphan is actually draognlord to a great and mysterious destiny of magical prowess” is a pretty tried and true fantasy trope. It may also owe something to the influence of Ann McCaffrey’s Pern books, though the latter are SF rather than fantasy. I knew I couldn’t remember it well enough to do it justice in a review without a reread; and since Barb had forgotten it even more totally, we decided to read it together a second time.
Gunnarsson also doesn’t have the ability to make routine dgagonlord everyday occurrences interesting, so the novel is quite a slog. It turns out that there’s a reason for this, and it’s not primarily the fertility of his imagination. The cover of this book, by Danilo Gonzalez, does seem to be made just for this story, as it features the four main characters of the story. You dragoblord commenting using your Twitter account.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Next Post Book Review: Ian Hewitt rated it did not like it Oct 21, Mysrara once Thelvyn gets an inkling of what he’s supposed to do the plot gets going and becomes interesting.
I may have skipped a few paragraphs here and there….
Michael rated it it was amazing Oct 06, I had just finished reading David Eddings’ Pawn of the Prophecy and I really wanted another book that could do the same for me. Linda rated it liked it Jul 01, This story is book 1 of The Dragonlord Chronicles, a trilogy that focuses on the fantasy world of Mystara.
On the bad side, there were some very slow spots in the story. I remember being disappointed with how the characters evolved throughout the story but I was still excited to be reading about dragons. Trivia About Dragonlord of Mys Theyna 1 7 I may have been Preview — Dragonlord of Mystara by Thorarinn Gunnarsson.
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His plotting is pretty linear, though it does have one development that was a jaw-dropping surprise in my first read Dragonkord remembered it this time. As to the quality of the book itself, one reviewer complained that the plot is a collection of cliches.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Now a teenager, Thelvyn is fascinated by the mystery of who he is and where he came from, but gets no answers until dragons begin suddenly attacking the northern lands once ddagonlord.
As dragons roam the lands that will become Glantri, leaving havoc, destruction, and death in their wake, an unpromising young man, a female sword-fighter, her dwarven sidekick, and a ne’er-do-well storyteller and prophet set out to defend their world. Abhishek rated it did not like it Nov 05, Feb 13, Sandra Visser rated it liked it.
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Later on the he learns that he is actually a dragon with a powerful spell cast on him to keep him in a humanoid elf I think form. Both of these factors affected my reaction to the book now.
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Patrick Crepeault rated it it was amazing Draognlord 16, Previous Post Nonfiction Book Review: Hong rated it liked it Nov 30, More importantly, in my first read, one thing that particularly impressed me was the really detailed and wide-scoped quality of the author’s world-building.
Julie rated it liked it Jan 11, Greatbert rated it really liked it Mar 05, The characters are mostly flat and there’s more telling than showing.
But overall, this was a decent book. Books by Thorarinn Gunnarsson. Naia Tidwell rated it liked it May 13, Jim rated it liked it Apr 16, No trivia or quizzes yet. The Dragonlord Chronicles 3 books.