By Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
Tanis Half-Elven... Flint Fireforge... Tasslehoff Burfoot... the vintage Dragonlance characters are back!
Picking up the place the 1st ebook of the vintage Dragonlance Chronicles left off, this story follows the partners of the Lance on their adventures following the rescue of the refugees of Pax Tharkas. Flint and Tanis Half-Elven commute to the dwarven nation of Thorbardin, whereas the remainder of the partners confront demanding situations in their personal.
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Seventeen years have handed given that Yim, an ex-slave blessed by way of the benevolent goddess Karm, sacrificed her body—and probably her very soul—to Lord Bahl, avatar of the evil Devourer. In that selfless act, Yim stripped Lord Bahl of his energy yet turned pregnant along with his son. Now that son, Froan, is a tender guy. And even though Yim has raised him within the distant gray Fens and saved him unaware of his previous, the taint of the Devourer is in his blood.
Even now an eldritch name is going out—and the dozing shadow stirs in Froan’s blood, calling to him in a voice that can't be denied. Armed with a depressing magic he slightly knows, Froan units out to assert his future. while Yim seeks to prevent him, her sole wish is that Honus—the love she abandoned—will absorb the sword back for Karm’s sake and hers. in simple terms then can she wish to stand the impregnable bastion of unspeakable evil: the Iron Palace.
Within the heart Kingdoms, the royal magics are failing. The dread Reaver armies threaten the southern passes, and in the back of them strikes the everlasting malice of the Shadow, sworn to smash all it might probably of the Goddess's construction -- particularly the re-established geographical regions of humankind.
One guy stands among the Shadow and its prey: Freelorn Ferrant's son, known as the Lion's baby, exiled prince of Arlen. His partners are a wierd group -- from Sunspark, a fireplace elemental who's making an attempt challenging to appreciate humankind with no burning an individual to cinders within the method, to Eftgan, housewife, mom of 3, and warrior Queen of historic Darthen.
And there also are the keepers of the blue Flame of strength: Herewiss, the 1st guy in centuries to grasp the hearth, and wielder of the nice sword Khávrinen, and Segnbora, a warrior and sorceress whose strength is locked in her poor prior, and who speaks with the tongue of dragons.
Together they are going to face the anonymous terrors of Glasscastle, the place sorrow walks with insanity. they'll scale the amazing heights of the Bluepeaks looking for a kingdom's salvation. and they're going to make the 1st strikes within the apocalyptic conflict that might set the real king at the throne. .. or see their global destroyed.
Edition observe: The Door into Shadow used to be first released within the U. S. through Bluejay Books in 1984. That edition’s textual content, unchanged aside from the substitution of British spellings for American ones, used to be used for the Corgi / Transworld Books variations of Shadow in 1992. For the book’s subsequent U. S. variation, released through Meisha Merlin Books in 2001, a variety of minor alterations and additions have been made to the unique textual content, together with the recovery of a small volume of fabric edited out of the 1984 edition.
This book heavily follows the 2001 textual content, with a few emendations -- more often than not an issue of mild restructuring, rephrasing and sprucing: no major new plot or personality fabric has been additional. destiny published versions of The Door into Shadow will use this model of the textual content.
Publisher: CreateSpace autonomous Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2013-10-11
Number of Pages: 334
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Chickens aren’t eagles. Chapter 2 - Dawn of a new day. The longing for home. Chapter 3 - Dissension. Letting go. From bad to worse. Chapter 4 - Flint tells a tale. Sturm recalls a legend. Chapter 5 - Raistlin’s decree. Tika’s ultimatum. Caramon chooses. Chapter 6 - Sneaking off. Eyes in the sky. Laundry day. Chapter 7 - Dray-yan’s plan. Grag’s Opinion of it. Chapter 8 - A dwarf’s knowledge. A wizard’s mystery. Chapter 9 - Pheragas who? Wake me if you see a ghost. Chapter 10 - A memory of the past.
We have that meeting today with Elistan and the Seekers. I want you and your people to attend. ” Riverwind nodded but said nothing. “I know this is bad timing,” Tanis added ruefully. ” “From what you were saying, you have already decided we should stay,” said Riverwind. “Is that wise? ” “True,” said Tanis, “but the pass between here and Pax Tharkas is blocked by rocks and snow. The dragonarmy has better things to do than chase after us. They’re conquering nations. ” Riverwind turned his penetrating gaze full on Tanis.
They loaded up wagons used to carry ore from the mines with food, blankets, tools—whatever they thought would be needed on their trek to freedom. The dwarf, Flint Fireforge, had been born and raisedin these mountains, and he led Plainsmen scouts, who had been among the slaves, on a expedition south to find a safe haven for the refugees. They had discovered a valley nestled between the Kharolis peaks. The tops of the mountains were already white with snow, but the valley far below was still lush and green, the leaves barely touched by the reds and golds of autumn.
Dragons Of The Dwarven Depths (Dragonlance: The Lost Chronicles, Book 1) by Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman