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Children of the Plains (Dragonlance: Barbarians #1)

3.99  ·  Rating Details  ·  445 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Escaping a pack of predators, a brother and sister strike out for themselves, their lives taking parallel courses with two different tribes, while evil forces wait for an opportunity to seize control. Original.
Mass Market Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Wizards of the Coast
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Jim C
May 03, 2015 Jim C rated it really liked it
This book takes place in the world of Dragonlance. This story tells the origins of the race of Barbarians. If you have read the original trilogy this is the race that produced Riverwind and Goldmoon.

This was an enjoyable and clever book. This book shows how different paths develop from the same origin point and how these paths contrast. The authors did a wonderful job with these contrasts and how these different societies develop through time. I enjoyed the multitude of different characters and
Oct 19, 2014 morecrispyplz rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nostalgia
Every once in a while, I crack this book open and it's always a familiar, wonderful comfort-read. First time I read it was in Borders (r.i.p.), and I remember frantically purchasing the third book to finish reading the series at home. Loved it that much. I thought the pacing was well done, but the strongest aspect of the book that caught my attention was the riveting characters of Nianki, Amero and Duranix, and their awesome and complex relationship. Love how in Dragonlance books, some "bad" cha ...more
Todd R
Mar 29, 2016 Todd R rated it liked it
3 1/2 stars for this one. Overall a good read, except for the last few chapters that dragged it down a bit the plot was interesting with some good lore in the mix. Details well the building up of human endeavors and the evolution from Hunter/Gatherer to Agriculture/Civilization within the Dragonlance world. Always interesting to me in the early Dragonlance novels is the interaction between mortals and Dragons, and how the role of Dragons shape and affect the culture.
Kyle K
Aug 12, 2015 Kyle K rated it it was amazing
Amero and Nianki, brother and sister of a hunted and slaughtered nomadic family strive against the odds and become leaders of their own tribes. Young Amero added by the dragon Duranix provides the first known settlement of humans on Krynn. Nianki finds a way to liberate captive humans from the hands of elvish slavers.
Apr 09, 2012 Bernard rated it it was amazing
I read this book back in 2001 and loved it. Honestly its the first D&D pulp fantasy type book that attempts to show how society in that world started. You see how elves were "light years" ahead of humans and how dragons helped to shape or destroy humanity. I think more fantasy worlds could use some form of pre-history tale as it truely helps the fiction. Its a shame that Dragonlance isn't more popular.
Jul 02, 2008 Emma rated it liked it
I read this one quite a while ago, and for a while it was my favorite book. It is purely fantasy, and a relatively good story. If you have better things to read, read those. Save this for when you're desperate for something to read, when you've exhausted your flow. Really it's not THAT great, but it's fun. Warning: cheesy and somewhat gorey.
Paolo Mangiarotti
Aug 14, 2011 Paolo Mangiarotti rated it really liked it
Shelves: dragonlance-read
Una storia fantastica sulle origini del primo villaggio umano su Krynn. Il primo volume di una trilogia che coinvolge senza stravolgere.
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