A Fantasy Geek’s Guide to YouTube – RPG Let’s Plays Part Two: Honourable Mentions
 

Fantasy Geek’s Guide to YouTube

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Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik
 

Spinning Silver

New Release Review

 
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City of Lies

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Browsing all articles tagged with R. A. Salvatore.

R. A. Salvatore Interview – Child of a Mad God

R. A. Salvatore Interview – Child of a Mad God 

R. A. Salvatore quit his day job in 1990 to fully embrace his love affair with fantasy. Many of us fantasy nerds are glad he did! Although he scarcely needs an introduction, Salvatore is a New York Times Bestselling Author, selling over ten million copies of his books worldwide in numerous languages. From The Crystal […]

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Tough Travels: Non-Human Heroes

Tough Travels: Non-Human Heroes 

At the start of every month, Fantasy-Faction will lead you (yes, YOU!) on a tour of the fantasy genre. From high to low, from classics to new releases, from epic to urban; each month, we will guide you in search of a different trope, theme or cliché. Lest we become lost, we’ll be referring to The […]

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The Reaver by Richard Lee Byers

The Reaver by Richard Lee Byers
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If you have d20’s on the brain then you’ll love The Reaver by Richard Lee Byers. This swords-and-sorcery adventure crosses through the Forgotten Realms, the destination of choice D&D campaigns. Aficionados of character sheets will have much to recognize and relish, especially the spells. The magic is the most dazzling element of the novel. A […]

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Dissolution by Richard Lee Byers

Dissolution by Richard Lee Byers
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Before I ever heard of Grimdark as a concept, before I ever learned of Martin’s host of murderous and self involved characters, before I watched Abercrombie’s Glokta hack up an innocent man, and before I saw Lawrence’s child killer with father issues slaughter a village – I read Dissolution and The War of the Spider […]

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The Halfling’s Gem by R. A. Salvatore

The Halfling’s Gem by R. A. Salvatore
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So here we come, my friends, to the end of our journey through Icewind Dale and the Forgotten Realms. It’s been a fun ride for some, a bland ride for others, and the rest are probably still scratching their heads and wondering if R. A. Salvatore’s first series is worth the effort. You may be […]

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Streams of Silver by R. A. Salvatore

Streams of Silver by R. A. Salvatore
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We’ve dug our holes and plumbed the depths Carved our views of novels as epithets. This day my work has just begun In the mines of silver and rum Beneath the moors In the blackest lores Behind the veil Runs the river of silver pale Hammers chime on Mithral pure And fingers click on keyboards […]

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The Crystal Shard by R. A. Salvatore

The Crystal Shard by R. A. Salvatore
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Come gather ‘round Hardy people of the internets And listen to my look back to a tale of heroes bold And grand deeds told From the Tyrant of Icewind Dale To the deepest of the Dwarven Halls To the cosmopolitan of Calimport The legend of our heroes is matched only by their bonds of friendship. […]

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