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Realms of Magic

(Forgotten Realms: Anthologies #3)

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From the research files of the legendary Volo come tales of all things magical in the Realms -- artifacts and auguries, wizards and weapons, heroes and hokum -- told by your favorite authors, including: R.A. Salvatore, Elaine Cunningham, Ed Greenwood, Jeff Grubb, David "Zeb" Cook, Roger Moore and others
Paperback, 348 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by TSR (first published December 1st 1995)
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Elar
Jan 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
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If you enjoy D&D novels as a main course, then this books is full of magical snacks. Enjoy.
Travis
May 16, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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Realms of Magic edited by Brian Thomsen and J. Robert King was released in 1995 and is now out of print today (2009). This anthology has 17 short stories by R. A. Salvatore, Jeff Grubb, Mark Anthony, Christie Golden, Ed Greenwood, Dave Gross, Kate Novak- Grubb, Douglas Niles, Allen C. Kupfer, David Cook, Jean Rabe, Mary H, Herbert, William W. Connors, Tom Dupree, J. Robert King, Roger E. Moore, and Elaine Cunningham. Also included are a prologue and epilogue, both written by Brian Thomsen. The s ...more
Stuart Schneider
Dec 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Every story in this set was excellent except for one: the story written by, Doug Niles, of all authors, should be destroyed for posterity’s sake, as he is quite a good author and should maybe just stick to novels. Brings the whole collection in this book down a full star.
Jamie Belanger
Feb 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
Years ago, I had wanted to get this book because there are two Spelljammer-related stories inside (Spelljammer was an experiment of sorts; AD&D in space, basically). I finally found a copy a couple months ago and just finished reading it.

Ironically enough, the two Spelljammer stories I was so eager to read were, in my opinion, the weakest of them all. I think my discontent with them is that the authors never really dealt with what made Spelljammer special: space. They stayed on the planet, m
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AndrewP
Aug 21, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: fantasy
Another collection of stories from the Forgotten Realms AD&D campaign setting. This one was pretty good. All the stories were about famous wizards, ones that will be familiar to any Forgotten realms player/fan.
Kevin
Jun 17, 2016 rated it liked it
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Overall, pretty good group of stories. Probably 80% were worthy of praise.

Many definitely are intended to drive reader to other series. Maybe I will be one of them. :-)

No, off to some nonfiction!
Pam Bales
Jan 22, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, owned
An anthology from the Forgotten Realms series, this is a good addition.
Justine
Oct 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
Forgotten Realms, magic, I don't think any further explanation is needed.
Lilja
really good for DnD players to help visualise how magic works in narrative. also good for DMs who are looking for ideas for a homebrew.
Germancho
Oct 21, 2011 rated it liked it
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Actually, I only read the short story "Guenhwyvar" by R. A. Salvatore. It was OK.
Emerson
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Excellent Book!
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