Realms of Magic - J. Robert King, Brian M. Thomsen

Edited by Brian M. Thomsen and J. Robert King.

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.

Contents:

  • Prologue by Brian M. Thomsen
  • Guenhwyvar by R. A. Salvatore
  • Smoke Powder and Mirrors by Jeff Grubb
  • The Magic Thief by Mark Anthony
  • The Quiet Place by Christie Golden
  • The Eye of the Dragon by Ed Greenwood
  • Every Dog His Day by Dave Gross
  • The Common Spell by Kate Novak (as by Kate Novak-Grubb)
  • The First Moonwell by Douglas Niles
  • The Luck of Llewellyn the Loquacious by Allen C. Kupfer
  • Too Familiar by David Cook
  • Red Ambition by Jean Rabe
  • Thieves' Reward by Mary H. Herbert
  • Six of Swords by William W. Connors
  • The Wild Bunch by Tom Dupree
  • A Worm Too Soft by J. Robert King
  • Gunne Runner by Roger E. Moore
  • The Direct Approach by Elaine Cunningham
  • Epilogue by Brian M. Thomsen
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Release date: 1995
Genres: fantasy, anthology
Tags: dungeons & dragons, forgotten realms
Average rating: 8.00/10
Total ratings: 1
Updated: August 18, 2021

Forgotten Realms :: Series

According to the setting\'s creators, Forgotten Realms is the name of an imaginary fantasy world that exists somewhere beyond the real world. The setting is described as a world of strange lands, dangerous creatures, and mighty deities, where magic and seemingly supernatural phenomena are quite real. The premise is that, long ago, the Earth and the world of the Forgotten Realms were more closely connected. As time passed, the inhabitants of planet Earth have mostly forgotten about the existence of that other world—hence the term Forgotten Realms.

The focus of the Forgotten Realms setting is the continent of Faerûn, part of the fictional world of Abeir-Toril, usually called simply Toril, an Earth-like planet with many real-world influences. Unlike Earth, the lands of the Forgotten Realms are not all ruled by the human race: the planet Abeir-Toril is shared by humans, dwarves, elves, goblins, orcs, and other peoples and creatures. Technologically, the world of the Forgotten Realms is not nearly as advanced as that of Earth; in this respect, it resembles the pre-industrial Earth of the 13th or 14th century. However, the presence of magic provides an additional element of power to the societies. There are several nation states and many independent cities, with loose alliances being formed for defense or conquest. Trade is performed by ship or horse-drawn vehicle, and manufacturing is based upon cottage industry.

Source: Wikipedia

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