The Kinslayer Wars (Dragonlance: Elven Nations, #2)
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The Kinslayer Wars (Dragonlance: Elven Nations #2)

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The Kinslayer Wars, the second title in The Elven Nations trilogy, was first released in mass market format in 1991, and it documented the ancient civil war of the elven races in the Dragonlance world.
Paperback, 314 pages
Published August 1st 1991 by TSR (first published 1991)
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The elves of Silvanesti is at war with humans from Ergoth - but the fight is at a stalemate. To change the outcome of the war, one of the twin brothers, Kith-Kanan, follows a dream and brings his twin brother, the Speaker of Silvanesti Sithas with him in search of griffons. This journey brings the two brothers back together as they fight to stay alive in a harsh mountain landscape.
But even this joined adventure is not enough to overcome the basic differences in opinion in regards to pureblood or...more
copy-pasted from my Librarything account: Some editing errors like commas forgotten, no capital letters, ... Reads well, sometimes there's a slowdown, as in switching back to another scene (battle, non-battle, ...) that can annoy, yet also keeps the reader focused somehow. Comprehendible situations, though not always easy to 'connect' with characters. Some gaps in the story, some things untold and it's up to the reader to find out/use his/her imagination to fill the gaps. But overall, good follo...more
Jim C
The second book of a trilogy that is set in the realm of Dragonlance. This trilogy is about how the elven nation split. The author does a good job with the story and the characters. The story tells about an adventure of the two brothers on a quest that could lead to the end of the war. The book keeps you interested in the story and this trilogy is one of the better ones in this setting. The first book is a must read to understand this book.
Larry L
If you have read the first two Dragonlance trilogies (and even if you haven't), you have to pick up this second book of the Elven Nations Trilogy. One of the original species on the world of Krynn and also one of the longest living, the elves have a long and interesting history. Get carried into the world of the elves in this trilogy. It will be a journey well worth the time spent in the forest nation.
Seregon O'Dassey
Better than the first, thought that was not bad. I've had these books for years and have re-read them several times. This book explores the twins separate lives, and how they deal with the the war. They both come into their own as men., and the story really shows how two people who were once so close-even though they are family- can grow so far apart.
Philana Walker
The brothers have to come together, but their bitter rivalry threatens to stand of the way of the ultimate goal, survival. Just love see the elves this way, so human.
A continuation of the story of Krynn's elves and their history. The Kinslayer Wars continues to tell the story of Kith-Kanan and the war between elves.
I really thought I was gonna like this book, but it never grabbed me. Fans of Dragonlance should probably give it a shot.
Emi G
Things start shifting from what we "know" from other Dragonlance books (most notably the Chronicles).
Valerie Gargin
Book two is not as good as book one but I still enjoyed it.
I LOVE Douglas Niles
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Douglas Niles is a fantasy author and game designer. Niles was one of the creators of the Dragonlance world and the author of the first three Forgotten Realms novels, and the Top Secret S/I espionage role-playing game. He currently resides in Delavan, Wisconsin with his wife, Christine, and two Bouviets, Reggie and Stella. He enjoys playing his guitar, cooking, and visiting with family.

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