December 17, 2018, 05:57:31 PM

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Re: Favourite Fantasy Prequel
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2011, 08:17:15 PM »
I dont think the hobbit counts as it was written before Lord of the Rings but as a film it will count cos it is being filmed afterwards.
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Re: Favourite Fantasy Prequel
« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2011, 08:13:37 AM »
I would have to go for The Steel Throne by Edward Bolme - the prequel to a fabulous Japanese-inspired series called The Four Winds Saga.

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Re: Favourite Fantasy Prequel
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2018, 07:24:50 AM »
The Ring of Solomon by Jonathan Stroud.

Overall through I’m not keen on Prequels as you already know how the character’s  journeys end up, unless I really really like the characters and just want more.
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Re: Favourite Fantasy Prequel
« Reply #18 on: July 17, 2018, 08:46:41 AM »
Path to Ascendancy trilogy by Ian C. Esslemont and New Spring by Robert Jordan.
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Re: Favourite Fantasy Prequel
« Reply #19 on: July 17, 2018, 08:58:12 AM »
I can't remember reading any prequels except the Riyria Chronicles (of which I've only read 2 books of the 3 - the third wasn't published in the UK).
I really enjoyed them!
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