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The Worlds of Dungeons & Dragons, Volume 1
by R.A. Salvatore, Keith Baker (Goodreads Author), Margaret Weis (Goodreads Author), Tracy Hickman (Goodreads Author), Rafael Kayanan, Chris Lie, Javie Sanchez Arand
Travel across three worlds with some of the most popular characters in modern sword & sorcery - R.A. Salvatore's Drizzt Do'Urden and Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman's Raistlin Majere. This volume also features an original Eberron tale by Keith Baker, creator of that world of magic-fueled technology and action-packed intrigue.
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published by Devil's Due Publishing
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As this is a collection of micro-tales, there is bound to be some uneven appeal to almost any reader. Factor in that these stories are comic adaptations based on the game world of Dungeons & Dragons and the readership becomes a bit more narrow. I personally find enjoyment in gaming and feel the storytelling possibilities are definitely there if placed in capable hands. Within this collection, it is difficult to tell if the uneven nature is due to adaptation or mediocre writing.
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The Eberron story is the best of the three, though I am a bit biased in not being a fan of the whiny, sanctimonious Drizzt nor having any interest in the Dragonlance setting. Eberron's mix of sword & sorcery and steampunk has always intrigued me, and the short here is a nice appetizer.
Nov 09, 2008 Christopher rated it 4 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Great book! It was very fun to read. They redid many great D&D stories of past novels from the Forgotten Realms, Dragonlance and Eberron worlds. The art was pretty fantastic as well. I really enjoyed this book.
As one of the fantasy genre’s most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. His books regularly appear on The New York Times best-seller lists and have sold more than 10,000,000 copies. Salvatore’s most recent original hardcover, The Two Swords, Book III of The Hunter’s Blade Trilogy (October 2004) debuted at # 1 on The Wall Street Journal best- ...moreMore about R.A. Salvatore...