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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Off are commenting using your Twitter account. Check these links for more information: It turns out that there’s a reason for this, and it’s not primarily the fertility of his imagination.
Return to Book Page. I read this book years ago. Other books in the series. The narrative pace is slow, and the prose can be heavy on description in places. Mass Market Paperbackpages. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Going back and reading ot now, it doesn’t quite measure up to how good it was to me then But then, what would be.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. I had just finished reading David Eddings’ Pawn of the Prophecy and I really wanted another book that could do the same for me. Thorarinn, son of Dorarinn, heir to the mountain fortress of Skorrgead! The recent opening of a thread dealing dragonpord fantasy and science fiction recommendations in one of my groups brought this book to mind, and reminded me that I’d never reviewed it.
Brammajere rated it liked it Oct 05, Sign up using Facebook. Post as a guest Name. I was in a bit of a reading stage at that point in my life, and was interested in dragons. David Hook rated it it was amazing Jan 24, On this read, I happened to look closely, for the first time, at the logo on the corner of the front cover.
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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. I remember being disappointed with how the characters evolved throughout the story but I was still excited to be reading about dragons. By doing some Internet research, I learned that “Thorarinn Gunnarsson” is a pen name for an anonymous author, and a persona that doesn’t actually exist –he was not, for instance, really born in Iceland.
Linda rated it liked it Jul 01, Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Main character with indestructible armor who fights dragons, and later learns he is one Ask Question.
Mike Dragon rated it it was amazing Mar 04, It’s worth mentioning that there’s absolutely no such content here. Michael rated it it was amazing Oct 06, The world of Mystara seems well thought out, with places, peoples, governments, and creatures that fit together to make a traditional fantasy realm.
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The bit on World Mountain is quite good, as is the last mytsara where view spoiler [they go to Nystara Keep and find the armour and Thelvyn has to fight the dragons. Romance-averse readers can note that there’s also virtually none of that sort of thing here.
I knew I couldn’t remember it well enough to do it justice in a review without a reread; and The recent opening of a thread dealing with fantasy and science fiction recommendations in one of my groups brought this book to mind, and reminded me that I’d never reviewed it. He breaks the spell and becomes a dragon, then gets some kind of dragon armor that makes him more powerful, to fight evil dragons.
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Ian Hewitt rated it did not like it Oct 21, However, the dragons in the book are red and green, while the cover has a blue dragon. Be the first to ask a question about Dragonlord of Mystara.
Theyna 1 7 I may have been Want to Read saving…. It may also owe something to the influence of Ann McCaffrey’s Pern books, though the latter are SF rather than fantasy.
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