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Their confrontation was epic and was an immensely satisfying ending to this series. Elminster Ascending Forgotten Realms: The second was only a two star, seems like it could have been told in a short story. In addition to all these activities, Ed works as a library clerk and has edited over a dozen small press magazines. Jun 10, Fco.

To ask other readers questions about Elminster Ascendingplease sign up. MightyMouse rated it it was amazing Mar 03, Jan 09, Phil rated it liked it. He went on several smaller missions of magic, and after completing one of these he met deity Azuth, Lord of Spells. All 3 books sort of leave you wondering what Elminster’s real power is.

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Follow Elminster from his humble beginnings as a traveling mage to the tragic collapse of an elven empire, and on to a personal turning point that could have sent him down a path to corruption and darkness.

Again, however, he moved on in pursuit of vengeance. Eventually, those Mages overthrew the Stag Throne in all but name. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. First Paperback Ed, First Printing. Elminster then fell in with what at first appeared to be Highwaymen, but later turned out to be the True Knights of the realm.


Elminster Ascending

I have read other books set in the Forgotten Realms, and find the world itself very interesting. This asfending a collection of the first three Elminster novels. The first was the origin story and it was a good read. Elminster Ascending By Greenwood, Ed.

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Kenneth Bennett rated it it was amazing Dec 24, Wil Elminstter rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Want to Read saving…. His grand plan was to put up a Mythal, which would allow the Elves to remain in control of the city. Play still continues in this long-running campaign, and Ed also keeps busy producing Realmslore for various TSR publications.

John Francos rated flminster really liked it Aug 13, Elminster Ascending by soklemon on April 15, They were loyal to the Throne, not the Mages, and were forced to flee the Capital and hide in the backlands. Elminster 1 – 10 of 11 books. Each of the three novels collected in this omnibus are considerably longer than typical Forgotten Realms novels. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements.

Mystra commanded Elminster to journey to the city Cormanthor in the realm of the Elves. Meet Your Maker, Monster. Those readers familiar with Realms lore can probably guess who they are. The Making of a MageElminster awcending Myth Drannorand The Temptation of Slminstertogether in a gorgeous trade paperback package, Elminster Ascending is a must-read for every Realms fan–particularly those looking forward to the much-anticipated sequel, Elminster Must Die!

A lot of effort goes into describing his life during these times, and they piece together in the end, but weakly. It was unclear exactly how long he was trapped, but ascendint was a very long time before being revived. He agreed and she enacted her first test upon him.


Elminster was later apprenticed elminstsr another dark Wizard. Need a level 1 character? Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. March of the Phantom Brigade Week 10 Next post: Overall, alot of the time I felt like I had no idea where the story was going and I wanted it to be over already.

Review: Elminster Ascending

Sign In Register Help Cart. One elven elder tells his house not to attack El because he will destroy them and bring dishonor on him, and when they ignore him and his predictions come true he swears to hunt Elminster down and kill him, making you wonder if he was lying earlier or if you missed something. It starts out with Elminster having been caught in a trap for that time and you know nothing of what happened between the last two, save that the city from the last book is now overrun with demons and devils.

So I went into reading these books this is a collection of the first 3 books about this character hoping to really enjoy it.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. May 02, Joe rated it liked it. After a time, Elminster enlisted the aid of all of his friends and allies to reclaim the Stag Throne.

Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject. Elminster omnibus elminsteg, Forgotten Realms. Elminster Ascending elmimster the early years of the Realms’ most powerful and colorful wizard, the Sage of Shadowdale, Elminster. Collecting the first three of Ed Greenwood’s classic Elminster tales: