Elminster: The Making of a Mage (Forgotten Realms) [Ed Greenwood] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In ancient days, sorcerers sought. A young shepherd boy, Elminster, vows revenge on the dragon-riding mage-lord who murders his family and destroys his village, and pursues careers as a. Written by Ed Greenwood, narrated by John Pruden. Download and keep this book for Free with a 30 day Trial.

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The characters felt flat, especially the main character who goes on through multiple books to have many an adventure.

Once again, no spoilers at all. When a dragon-riding magelord sweeps down upon him, though, the boy is thrust into a world of harsh realities, corrupt rulers and evil sorcerers. Stands apart in the Forgotten Makinv. Then a wizard, belonging to some onclave of wizardry magelordsswoops down on a red dragon and kills him so they thought.

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Views Page Discussion Edit History. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. The Making of a Mage novel Abbreviation: And if you are describing a fight scene with magic, use transitory phrases so we know what on earth is going on This article has multiple issues. Greenwood is really good at writing magic descriptions, if not a bit long makinh.

Flows makiing and unless you can anticipate or pay close attention, you may miss where the break is. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

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Please help improve this article by introducing citations to additional sources. The Making of a Mage Forgotten Realms: Makingg I found moments in this story enjoyable, it was riddled with confusing descriptions of scenes that I just didn’t feel like going over again.

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Seriously, either Ed Greenwood has way too much time on his hands, or people will jage read anything.

But it got worse from there. Narrator needed to break elminstsr the different scenes better. So, this is how a mage is maling so says the title of the book.

At this point, of course, it is much to late to protest that it is a Bad Book, that it is Written Very Poorly, that I find it Profoundly Stupid – because I was caught reading it rather than caught pitching it disgustedly against the wall. Scenes and fights started seeming repetitive. One who’s mysterious and powerful, who pops in when he’s needed.

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Kel Kade Narrated by: The teacher mage he’s in love with turns out to be Mystra herself. I mean really, wouldn’t you if you’d had an impromptu sex change? Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Elminster in Myth Drannor. When a dragon-riding magelord sweeps down upon him, though, the boy is thrust into a world of harsh realities, corrupt rulers, and evil sorcerers.


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The soldier tells him to get some training and learn to use a sword before he attempts to go after his uncle and the magelords of Athalantar. Feb 18, Brian Turner rated it did not like it Shelves: They live in hiding from the uncle as outlaws or somthing. But it really isn’t all that good That’s what we do, we send boxes.

So WTF is this “stirring” of which male authors so fondly write? Plus, he was turned into a woman for half the book and it was just all over the place. Every cleric prays in action, and sometimes the hand of a god DM does reach down and save a ellminster, especially if the character’s actions are true and the mission is grave, needing the gifts and insight to complete the task at hand.

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