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Shards (Elfquest)

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Crystalline fragments - these are all that remain of the most precious object known to the elves who inhabit the World of Two Moons.

The star-faring vessel that brought the Wolfriders and their elfin kind to this planet lies in ruins, destroyed by the seductive evil of Winnowill, the Black Snake. Once she was lord of the Gliders. Now she plays shape-changed courtesan to Gro
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 1998 by Wolfrider Books
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Dec 03, 2012 Ken-ichi rated it liked it
Shelves: escape, comics
This volume collects a number of issues that begin the first ElfQuest "quest" narrative following Kings of the Broken Wheel, and, at least chronologically, the first major story arc not drawn by series creator Wendy Pini. The one Wendy-drawn issue in this collection is a pugilistic coda to Broken Wheel in which Rayek and Cutter duke it out. Originally published as a holiday special and, one assumes, as a bit of fan service to readers who had been waiting for Cutter to beat the crap out of Rayek ...more
May 04, 2015 diane rated it liked it
Shelves: comics
I wish the art had been better, but it filled in some holes in my Elfquest knowledge - not a bad tale.
Oct 02, 2012 Jewels rated it really liked it
While I was not happy about the format switching from color to black and white in the middle, it seemed to make the story a bit more gritty and realistic. The last bit, where Wendy Pini resumed her lovely art and did the soft pencil sketches, was exquisite. This is truly a great story, but don't read it alone or else you'll be lost. There are several series that are tied up in this one, so be sure to read them all. It makes more sense if you read them in tandem, but even if you read one at a tim ...more
Mar 01, 2015 Susan rated it it was amazing
Gets us up through the Tribe-Split (#15)

Rayek was careless in leaving Winnowill alone in the Palace of the High Ones while he "met" with Cutter and the Wolfriders in the Troll Caverns and Venka's solution to the Black Snake's action results in the palace getting smashed into pieces -- which have fallen into the hands of a HUMAN-- Grohmul Djun.

And (finally) another recognition!
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Oct 10, 2014 Robin Wilson rated it it was amazing
Another bitter sweet ending.. I know Ember will find her own strength, she's cut from Cutter and Leetah.
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Wendy Pini is one-half of a husband and wife team with Richard Pini that created, most notably, the Elfquest series.

Wendy was born in California and adopted into the Fletcher Family in Santa Clara County. Early on, she developed as an artist and was the illustrator of her high school year book. She submitted samples of her artwork to Marvel Comics at 17 that were rejected.

Pini attended Pitzer Coll
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