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Kaz the Minotaur (Dragonlance: Heroes #4)

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After the death of the legendary knight Huma, Kaz, a renegade minotaur, wanders the land of Ansalon, hunted by his own kin for escaping the servitude of the Dark Queen and by the Knights of Solamnia, his former comrades, who have declared him an outlaw. Reissue.
Mass Market Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by Wizards of the Coast (first published 1990)
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Rey Mysterioso
Well, I read Huma (already reviewed) and I freaking LOVED Huma. That was such a story, powerful and human. Realistic in the sense that it draws away the gilding and legend, and presents you with a young, scared, doubting man who has to overcome so much. And never waver even in the face of stupidly bad odds.

So when Kaz is released, I snatch it right up. Kaz was a wonderful character; truly, he was Huma's Gamgee. He pushed when he had to, and he never left Huma's side. Not even at the end. And lik
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Fogrider
KAZ THE MINOTAUR picks up where The Legend of Huma ends with Kaz as the main character. The great Minotaur has supposedly been betrayed by the knighthood he has grown to respect. There is a price on his head, and he doesn't know why. In addition he is being pursued by a group of Minotaurs for a dishonorable crime that he supposedly committed during the war. Being chased by many and wondering why, Kaz does the honorable thing and goes to the knighthood and makes a horrifying discovery. The Minota ...more
Sean Hoskin
Kaz, as a minotaur on Krynn, faces multiple challenges of perception; both from his own people and other races. It is the continual test of his honor and commitment to the memory of lost friends which spurs him on in his quest to heal the land and restore the Knights of Solamnia to their past glory following the war of darkness and its ruinous consequences. The power of his heart, more than magic, eddies through this novel.
Philana Walker
The wandering minotaur will touch your heart and become an instant favorite. Who doesn't love a good story about a misunderstood whose efforts only lead to the salvation of the world as we know it? But really, Kaz steps up again to save Krynn at great pain to himself, which is expected as a hero of Krynn.
Marco
Kaz the minotaur is the sequel of the Legend of Huma. This second book follows the adventure of Kaz after the last dragonwar. Kaz is trying to settle down, but he is forced back into action to confront a familiar evil from the past. More about the Dragonlance Minotaurs series here: http://goo.gl/xktKz
C.P. Sennett
A supporting character in the Legend of Huma becomes so great that he gets his own book - and well deserved!

Kaz the Minotaur was an interesting read and I enjoyed it greatly.
Joseph Nichols
Oct 15, 2010 Joseph Nichols rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Those who enjoyed the Legend of Huma.
A fitting sequel to the much appreciated story of Huma! Without a doubt it if the Legend of Huma sparked your interest then this book should be next on your list.
Tyler
THIS MAY OR MAY NOT BE NOSTALGIA SPEAKING BUT I DONT REMEMBER ANYTHING ABOUT THIS BOOK AND IT IS THE BEST BOOK EVER WRITTEN
Robyn Alcina
A pretty good follow-up story to The Legend of Huma, revolving around Huma's unlikely friend, Kaz. A minotaur.
John Arnold
Really great to see a minotaur become something other than a mindless beast, great work
Michael Ware
Good epic hero adventure.
Hectorianus
buenos recuerdos de mi adolescencia, primera vez que leia una descripcion de un dragon de piedra a manera de artedfacto, buena lectura para principiantes, no pidan mucho, tierna y activa...
Benja
Wow, I read this a while back. Must've been 10 or 11. Names are coming back. Kaz, Kelvin, Darius... Anyway, fairly standard-issue fantasy read. Apparently it's the second in a series but works perfectly on its own.
Evan Leach
A fairly disappointing follow-up to the outstanding The Legend of Huma. I thought Knaak struck gold in Huma, but this semi-sequel was just OK. 2.5 stars.
Adam
After the end of the first Dragonwar, the renegade minotaur Kaz wanders around and has some adventures. Wouldn’t you know it, a villain of the Dragonwar is still lurking about, threatening to arise and wreak more Dragonwars at any moment…and only Kaz can stop him!
Jed
Read this back in high school.
Skut L
I read this over 14 years ago and the rating reflects my enjoyment at the time.
Kurt Vosper
Classic Dragonlance offshoot story, generic writing. Good time waster.
Jenni
Aug 13, 2007 Jenni rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fantasy geeks
Was a good continuation of the story started in the Legend of Huma.
Dinofly
Bad. Huma was better. Maybe two good scenes in whole book.
Cristen
Eh. A mediocre sequel to a really great book.
Chuck
sequel to LEGEND OF HUMA. good stuff.
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Richard A. Knaak is the bestselling author of Dragonlance novels, Dragonrealm (his own creation), six novels for Blizzard Entertainment's Diablo series, and six works in the Warcraft universe. He has also written five non-series fantasy books.

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