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Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: My impression is icesind the book has two main arcs, the first being the introduction of the characters, at a quite different pace than what happens in the second half of the book. This copy of The Crystal Shard: They kill it and Drizzt gets a magical sword that hates fire; he names it ‘Icing Death’.

Want to Read saving…. Regis, on the council of Ten Towns, used persuasion and a magical hypnotic ruby pendant to convince the stubborn leaders of the towns to work together to thwart the barbarian attack.

The Crystal Shard is a fantasy novel by American writer R. His eyes turned back to his ancient homeland, where loyalty was merely a device to gain an advantage over a common foe. Of course Kessell is going to attack the villages like will everyone just leave them alone with his huge army.

Then Wulfgar wanted to go back to his people, which worried the others a little bit. They shouldn’t have worried, he brought them to their senses.


Wulfgar and Bruenor started feeling like family and when the time was up, Bruenor sent Wulfgar to learn fighting skills from Drizzt. It’s so weird and so consistent that it feels intentional. Retrieved from ” https: Brief description available upon request via email. It had to get rid of the “Gord the Rogue” series, and in general wanted to cut off all ties with the old Greyhawk campaign setting. An elf, a dwarf, and a halfling walk into a bar I wouldn’t recommend this book to anyone older than 15, and even then only with a big caveat about it being Salvatore’s first book.

For one thing, Salvatore’s tendency to generalize the evil wizard’s army grew tiresome we’re constantly reminded that goblins are cowardly by nature, that orcs are all brutes, etc So, the antagonist in this story is a dumb wizard’s aprentice who icewijd his master to another wizard, only to have the second wizard teleport him to the frozen top of a mountain to cover his ass the second wizard is never heard of again.

Other books in the series. If you like them racking up impossible bodycounts this is for you. Wizards icewinv the Coast It Book number four in the overall Drizzt series of books though actually the first book published and it was everything I’d hoped it would be.

And I was annoyed by the appalling lack of strong women in this story!

The Crystal Shard

As Akar Kessel moved in on Ten-Towns, his armies sweeping aside the disorganized defense with little trouble, Wulfgar took the horns of Icingdeath and challenged Heafstaag for kingship. He’s a tormented drow! After this, Drizzt found more acceptance in Icewind Dale, even respect.


Quotes from The Crystal Shard. He then shifted the story a thousand miles north to Icewind Dale.

Drizzt tracked him, and the two of them killed the dragon. But the writing, the writing, the overwrought writing, the exposition, the journal entries When they first introduced him as an intelligent and clearly unique barbarian, I secretly hoped that he wouldn’t be slain but instead would become an integral part of the story.

Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Drizzt, sensing the demon Errtu, and recognizing the balor from his days living in the deep underground drow city of Menzoberranzancalled the demon and faced it alone with Guenhwyvar.

Wizards of the Coast, He becomes the quindisential troublmaking theif. She asked if he could spell it, and he said “not a chance”.

The Crystal Shard by Salvatore, R a

First, last and nicknames Cover of the first edition. Thankfully the graphic novel does not include the awful flour scene, which gives it bonus points in my book.

Feb 12, Stuart rated it it was ok. Stamp on first page. I may be more akin to race of the surface Sign up to receive offers and updates: