Scion RPG 2nd Edition Review – Part One – Scion: Origin
 

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Part One – Scion: Origin

 
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Rosewater

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Browsing all articles tagged with David Gemmell.

Legend by David Gemmell

Legend by David Gemmell
4

Legend introduces us to a tribe called the Drenai, who feature in 12 other books by Gemmell which form The Drenai Saga. Under attack from the Nadir, all is seemingly lost, but as a menagerie of characters merge together, they become an unstoppable force defending against the sieges of the Nadir. The initial irritation for […]

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The David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy: 2017 Shortlists

The David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy: 2017 Shortlists 

Voting on the shortlists closes on Friday 2nd June. Cast your votes on the Gemmell Awards official website. The awards will be presented on the 15th July 2017, at the Edge-Lit 6 event in Derby. Be there or be…not there? Elsewhere? Somewhere? Blood has been spilled. Blades have been dulled. Bones have been broken. But […]

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Gemmell Award Winners

Gemmell Award Winners 

Congratulations to the winners of the 2014/2015 David Gemmell Awards. Although I wasn’t able to make it this year, I’m told the evening – hosted at Nine Worlds Geekfest – was absolutely awesome. Here’s a reminded of who picked up what: RAVENHEART AWARD (Best cover art) Sam Green for Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson […]

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Waylander by David Gemmell

Waylander by David Gemmell
5

David Gemmell is a name known, I am sure, to everyone who reads fantasy. If it is not, then I hope this review might convince you to pick up one of his books. “They had begun to torture the priest when the stranger stepped from the shadow of the trees.” The story begins with the […]

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David Gemmell Legend Awards Shortlist & Lunchtime Thoughts

David Gemmell Legend Awards Shortlist & Lunchtime Thoughts 

It’s my lunch break and I’m sat here looking over the David Gemmell Legend Award shortlist. It’s truly great to see that in just a few years of the Gemmell’s being set up the three awards that it comprises have become some of the genre’s most sought after. Why? Well, firstly, to make the longlist you need to have been nominated […]

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Morningstar by David Gemmell

Morningstar by David Gemmell
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I was 21 when I read my first book by David Gemmell. I had just finished my degree in English Literature, and having spent three years reading the classics, I felt like a piece of pure escapism. While browsing Amazon White Wolf with its awesome cover leapt out at me. It was one of those […]

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The David Gemmell Legend Awards 2012

The David Gemmell Legend Awards 2012 

The Awards The David Gemmell Legend Awards are quickly becoming one of the industry’s most desirable accolades, and it’s easy to see why. Firstly, there’s the fact that the big name publishers (Tor, Voyager, Gollancz, Black Library, and Orbit) get to put forward just a couple of books in each of the three categories (Best […]

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David Gemmell Author Spotlight

David Gemmell Author Spotlight 

David Gemmell (1948-2006) liked to open his public appearances by reading choice, hilarious samples from his vast stash of rejection letters. In person, he embodied much of the self-deprecating humour, honesty, and willpower that made his characters so popular and kept his heroic fantasy novels on the shelves of bookshops, even five years after his […]

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Legend by David Gemmell

Legend by David Gemmell
4.5

I first read Legend twenty-five years ago, shortly after its original release. I was sixteen at the time, and the heroic tale of an old man coming out of retirement to wreak havoc with an axe really appealed to me. Legend was suitably violent and had the right mix of heroes and villains for my […]

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