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Shattered Chains (Magic: The Gathering: Greensleeves #2)

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"Spare us from plague, drought, and wizardly duels..."

To common folk like Gull and Greensleeves, wizards were a blight on the land. When Greensleeves discovered her own magical ability, she decided to use it to break the power of the other wizards.

Gull's army helped, but not much--and Gull wasn't much of a general. Their mana vault might have helped, but she hadn't learned
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 16th 1995 by HarperEntertainment
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Clayton Emery obliquely challenged Forstchen's Arena in Whispering Woods by shifting the emphasis of the story from a macho wizardly pissing contest to a real struggle of the 'little guy' versus the predations of wizards. Shattered Chains not only builds on the strengths of the book it also incorporates Noreen of Benalia and Garth One-Eye from Arena, last seen riding off into the sunset, literally. Of course.

The book starts a few years after the ending of Whispering Woods and Arena, Garth and No
Karlie Nyte
Not the best Magic novel that I've ever read, that's for sure. The book was entertaining, for the actual tie ins to the game. However, the characters didn't really develop that much, and frankly, the plot was poor. It's too bad really - I think the story could have had real potential. But - it was an entertaining book, even though poorly developed.
This was a large step in this series. The first one made me not want to read it. However, this brought old characters and new ones to make up for the previous novels. The beginning took awhile to get started but once the plot was established had a good flow to it. I think the best part of the whole novel was the last third of the book. The characters that they met, the places they went, and the battles they fought were the best at the end. The resolution of the novel was well planned and it lays ...more
Timothy Boyd
Good Story based on the card game. Quick and easy read. Recommended
Best part of the book: The dated cover.
I have really enjoyed this series so far. I think I rate it so highly only because I am a Magic: the Gathering player and this series is filled with game references and nostalgia for the cards that I remember from the early days of the game.
Feb 05, 2010 Jeffrey rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Not recommendable
Shelves: fantasy
I think I could write a better book.
Tom Folsom
This was... just terrible.
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Clayton Emery is an umpteen-generations Yankee, Navy brat, and aging hippie who grew up playing Robin Hood in the forests of New England.

He's been a blacksmith, dishwasher, schoolteacher in Australia, carpenter, zookeeper, farmhand, land surveyor, volunteer firefighter, and award-winning technical writer.

He's a member of the Mystery Writers of America and Science Fiction/Fantasy Writers of America
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