Giants Among Us (Forgotten Realms: Twilight Giants, #2)
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Giants Among Us (Forgotten Realms: Twilight Giants #2)

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The second title in a classic trilogy about the giants of the Forgotten Realms world.

Giants Among Us is the second novel in a trilogy that deals with the giants of
the Forgotten Realms setting. Giants are little written about, and this trilogy,
written by New York Times best-selling author Troy Denning ten years ago, was
the first to detail them. This reissue features new cov

Mass Market Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Wizards of the Coast (first published February 21st 1995)
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The second book in the "Twilight Giants" series, this one was pretty much on par with the first...maybe a little worse.

There were definitely some cool things going on; neat magic, some pretty cool fights, fog giants and frost giants. However, there were somethings I didn't really like. I didn't like Princess Briana being a dimwit (even though she was under a spell, it only made it more annoying). I didn't like that hill giants were attacking a castle by lake...I know that this is fantasy, but it...more
Bernard Campbell
Part 2 of Twilight Giants. Continuation of the story about these mostly ignored creatures of the Forgotten Realms.
Again pure indulgence and pulp style of a read. The style
From Denning the writing is simple, maybe classed as young adult, is simply just easy read.
Nothing too great here, fairly typical adventure fantasy storyline but great to hear more about the giants and creating some extension to their mythology.
Good fun read.
Now to find book 3...
Dec 27, 2008 Jason rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: die-hard fantasy novel lovers who love giants
Recommended to Jason by: Daniel O'Bryant
Very average fantasy series. Although the storyline was compelling, the characters were shallow and the writing was simplistic. The novels cover an interesting gamut of giants and giant-kin, their cultures and differences, but overall, these books are nothing special.

For these reasons, and because I enjoy the fantasy genre, I give the books in this series 2 stars.
Feb 23, 2012 Ken marked it as sold  ·  review of another edition
Sold to Lewis White on eBay on 7-Jun-11:
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buils on first book of the trilogy, and was more entertaining.
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