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Downfall (Dragonlance: Dhamon Saga #1)

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How far can a hero fall?
Far enough to lose his soul?
Dhamon Grimwulf, once a Hero of the Heart, has sunk into a bitter life of crime and squalor. Now, as the great dragon overlords of the Fifth Age coldly plot to strengthen their rule and to destroy their enemies, he must somehow find the will to redeem himself. But perhaps it is too late.
Downfall marks the return of Dham
Paperback, 416 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by Wizards of the Coast (first published 2000)
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I find it odd that, out of all the possible ideas for a book cover, they went with "Dhamon awkwardly grabbing his leg in agony while holding a necklace near a river". You don't see the dragon scale and the facial expression is subtle, so it looks more like Dhamon pulled a muscle whilst journeying through Ye Olde Fantasy Ruines and he's mildly annoyed. This book had so many interesting backdrops, like the valley of jewels or the ogre city or ancient dwarf caves. Why go with this idea to sell the ...more
Aug 02, 2012 Arturo rated it it was ok
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Oct 30, 2007 Christina rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Dragonlance fans.
A group of unlikely heroes get together to strive towards a common goal - nothing extraordinary about that, in fact, unlikely heroes seem to be more the rule than the exception these days.
However, some things make Downfall different. For starters, I think it's the first book I've read starring a kobold as one of the heroes - and I like Ilbreth (nicknamed Fetch) a lot. Second, I like the concept of the dragon scale basically melted into the leg of the book's main character, Dhamon Grimwulf - now
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Feb 03, 2016 Fco. Salvador rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dragonlance
Libro aburrido, con una escasa trama que parece un mal adaptado guión de aventura de rol, incluidos encuentros aleatorios, y un par de elipsis temporales repentinas y muy mal llevadas.
No me gustó Jean Rabe en «Quinta era», y lo he aborrecido aquí.
Aún así, seguiré leyendo las otras dos entregas de la trilogía, pero solo por completar la lectura de todo lo que tengo en casa del universo «Dragonlance». Tampoco es cuestión ahora de dejarme libros por leer en casa.
Jan 06, 2016 Lana rated it liked it
I must admit that I was very disappointed in this book!! it seems to be just a filler in between the great books in the series! did not particularly like the elf in this book, she is like a low life elf and nothing like the heroines we have met with before, also dhamon is a great disappointment in this book! a total let down to see a hero to fall so low and to be mixing in such company!! will go on reading this trilogy but am not expecting much from it!!
Oct 12, 2016 Starsreader rated it really liked it
Excellent book.
This one drew me into the trilogy and made me want to read more. The characters are sufficiently chiselled that they are distinct, fun to read about and grumpy enough to be interesting.
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Apr 23, 2015 Matthew Holloway rated it really liked it
It's been years, but I really enjoyed reading the Dhamon Saga and seeing his character development. Plus, Jean Rabe has a real way with fight sequences.
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