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Bladesinger (Forgotten Realms: The Fighters #4)

3.72  ·  Rating details ·  418 Ratings  ·  14 Reviews
They are the half-bloods, the broken, the unforgiven.
They failed themselves and their people.
They are outcasts.

Then, in the bitter wilds of Rashemen, they receive a desperate plea they alone can answer.

If they succeed, it could mean their redemption. But if they fail, a troubled past will be the least of their problems.

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Mass Market Paperback, 312 pages
Published April 11th 2006 by Wizards of the Coast
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Jan 13, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: gone, fantasy
The writing is solid, and the pacing is good, but the whole book feels like a D&D game where the Dungeon Master has found a convenient and relatively unrelated reason to railroad the good-aligned party into the campaign.
M.A. Ray
Jan 10, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: owned
Actually, not bad. The best of this series. If you've got to read one, read this one. Nice hack-and-slash, People Die fantasy fiction, especially if the brooding hero type doesn't bother you.
Oct 24, 2011 rated it it was amazing
A great book on honor and swordcraft.
Daniel Willis
Jul 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
Not your typical Forgotten Realms novel. Even though the plot is a basic D&D module/adventure -- party of adventurers learning of threat and then hacking and slashing against their way through successive layers of minions until they meet/defeat BBEG -- the author's in depth descriptions and use of flashbacks really make the characters come alive. I especially liked the difficulty of the combat scenes, even though you knew the heroes would win, so unlike the Elminster "wave hands and BBEG is ...more
Joel Flank
Nov 16, 2013 rated it it was ok
Bladesinger, by Keith Francis Strohm, is in the stand alone novel series The Fighters, and set in the Forgotten Realms D&D setting. From the title and the series, you would think that the main character would be the bladesinger, but that is only true in a sense. Overall, the main plot of the book - that a renegade Witch of Rashemen is trying to take over the country and a foreign druid is called by the spirits of the land to stop this evil, has nothing to do with the bladesinger at all. In f ...more
Michael Tharp
Jun 14, 2015 rated it it was ok
I listened to this book via audible. An Awful reading. It was a struggle to get through, luckily the story and characters were compelling enough to finish listening. Everything was read over dramatically, that even the humour fell flat. An awful narration.

A group of wayward adventures venture into the Wilds of Reshemmon to save the beleaguered country from an evil witch. The adventures are an interesting band of misfits, that become a family by books end.

The book suffers from an over use of me
Jul 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I went into this book expecting a cheesy good 'ole D&D Hack 'N Slash style novel, i was actually pleasantly surprised. For a book in the franchise the characterization and fellowship is actually very well developed, i gave this book five stars because it broke free of the franchises stigma, and other than RA Salvoatores Drizzt series i havent seen too much of the character themselves in these books, Taen really grows as the novel progresses and once you reach the end you feel his pain, his l ...more
Lestat Bancroft
Jan 17, 2017 rated it liked it
Not bad not great
Dec 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
I liked this story pretty well. Great storyline. =)
Jan 25, 2009 rated it liked it
Sometimes, you just want a good action fantasy. This is a good one.
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