(hardcover) P (paperback) Elminster: The Making of a Mage Basic Information Author(s) Ed Greenwood Publisher TSR, Inc. Cover Artist Jeff Easley . Elminster: Making of a Mage. Add to Goodreads. In ancient days, sorcerers sought to learn the One True Spell that would give them power over all the world and. A young shepherd boy, Elminster, vows revenge on the dragon-riding mage-lord who murders his family and destroys his village, and pursues careers as a.

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Feb 18, Brian Turner rated it did not like it Shelves: So when I heard about these books, I was excited. Currently resides in an old farmhouse in the countryside of Ontario, Canada. Paciencia, hay que poseerla para no precipitarse en las acciones y todo acabe en fracaso debido a la impulsividad y falta de conocimiento o experiencia.

I loved it when I first read it as a teenager. But I found it entertaining to read and it gave me insight on how Greenwood envisioned the FR. The action is not well described Submit a new text post. Paul Kemp has a series of sword and sorcery novels set in his own universe – the Egil and Nix novels.

It has been a fleeting debate wether I should rate this book 2 or 3 stars. He hastily transferred his tankard out of the way, feeling a stirring in him.

The Making of a Mage (Forgotten Realms : Elminster, book 1) by Ed Greenwood

In this sense, it’s almost like a compile of short stories about the same character and put in a linier order From the back cover: He would treat his subjects well and despite the land being ruled by a monarchy, people enjoyed freedom particularly merchants. Then El was turned into a woman and I kind of lost it. Additionally, in true Greenwood fashion, he is completely willing to tackle gender and sex issues.


Seriously, either Ed Greenwood has way too much time on his hands, or people will simply read anything.

I’m reading it, and it’s boring me Play still continues in this long-running og, and Ed also keeps busy producing Realmslore for various TSR publications. El is the only one in there, and so far he’s 16 at the point I am in the story he is not great.

I kind of even enjoyed some of the parts when he is a thief.

So, possibly my unfamiliarit Finally finished. Him denying it doesn’t necessarily makes it true.

Elminster: The Making of a Mage

But this one is makinh weak. Now she’s on the run from half of the evil sorcerers in the land, not to mention their relentless minions. So maybe it’s not the books fault, it’s just not my cup of tea. Jul 23, Jennifer Melzer rated it it was ok. I first came across Elminster in the Dragon magazine years ago.

Dec 27, Jesse rated it liked it Shelves: Mkaing of El is always great. This book was written in a time before cell phones were everywhere, it has the s attitude and culture that I miss and strives for bigger ideas of feminist equality, valuing racial diversity, lifelong learning, etc. The dialogue was very unnatural and difficult to relate to, and a part of me wondered if at the time Greenwood elninster trying to purposely capture the over-the-top conversations player characters delved into in RPGs back in the day.


Eventually there is this scene where makinb proclaim their love for each other, but you can’t really tell what it means, and your think maybe there is gonna be something kinky going on, and the teacher lady turns Elmara back into Elminster Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. It is the most sought-after magical power in all Faern.

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If I could give one word as to why I do not like him it is this: The entire Myrjala plot-line was ridiculous, and didn’t really make any sense at the end. So, this is how a mage is made; so says the title of the hte. It was weird man. Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.