Five hundred years before the current time frame of the Mystara game setting, roving bands of rogue dragons strafe the populated areas, causing terror and. Here’s another entry in my back catalog review series of fantasy books of the 90s! This time we have “Dragonlord of Mystara” by Thorarinn. IMO, I consider Dragonmage of Mystara to be the best written of these novels, with Dragonlord second and Dragonking to be the worst. A few general words on .

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Rob rated it really liked it Sep 14, The story and characters were fine. The narrative pace is slow, and the prose can be heavy on description in places.

Review: Dragonlord of Mystara

Humans, elves, dwarves, dragons, a barbarian, and even an assortment of pagan gods have their 15 minutes of fame at some point or another. Patrick Crepeault rated it it was amazing Jan 16, The Dragonlord Chronicles 1.

I knew I couldn’t remember it well enough to do it justice in a review without a reread; and since Barb had forgotten it even more totally, we decided to read it together a second time. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I read this book years ago.

That’s not entirely true, but it is true that the theme of “mysteriously born and little regarded young orphan is actually heir to a great and mysterious destiny of magical prowess” is a pretty tried and true fantasy trope.


Review: Dragonlord of Mystara – Karen Loves to Read

The cover of this book, by Danilo Gonzalez, does seem to be made just for this story, as it features the four main characters of the story.

Next Post Book Review: Abhishek rated it did not like it Nov 05, It turns drzgonlord that there’s a reason for this, and it’s not primarily the fertility of his imagination. Oct 12, Anthony rated it really liked it. Shawn rated it liked it Feb 24, His mother, a mysterious sorcerer from an unknown race and land, flees a pack of dragons into a small mountain village and leaves her baby to be raised by the villagers.

I remember finding this book in a random library dragonnlord a kid. Return to Book Page. Books by Thorarinn Gunnarsson. He breaks the spell and becomes a dragon, then gets some kind of dragon armor that makes him more powerful, to fight evil dragons.

Due to their fear of a prophecy and the powers of the Dragonlord, dragons try to find and kill the main character. But overall, this was a decent book.

Jim rated it liked it Apr 16, Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Instagram. I may have been This novel isn’t conceived in Christian terms the world’s pantheon is made of up of ascended mortals who’ve become Immortals, which I understand from Wikipedia already characterized Mystara in the RPG.


Earl Purvis rated it liked it Aug 02, Gunnarsson also doesn’t have the ability to make routine and everyday occurrences interesting, so the novel is quite a slog.

Check these links for more information: I remember being disappointed with how the characters evolved throughout the story but I was still excited to be reading about dragons. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

This story is book 1 of The Dragonlord Chronicles, a trilogy that focuses on the fantasy world of Mystara. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Tune in next book to find out… um —no thanks. Although I’ve never played the game and so didn’t recognize the name, “Mystara” proved to be the basic setting for the very popular role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons back in the 80s and 90s, though it’s no longer used in the more recent versions. David Hook dagonlord it it was amazing Jan 24, Buy the book here!

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I was in a bit of a reading stage at that point in my life, and was interested in dragons. It’s worth mentioning that there’s absolutely no such content here. Trivia About Dragonlord of Mys