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The third was much better although the first is the standout. The next book in the series, Elminster in Myth Drannor, was a big better in that regard. Mystra commanded Elminster to journey to the city Cormanthor in the realm of the Elves. Myrjala taught Elmara a great deal about magic and eventually helped her become Elminster the man once more. The first was the origin story and it was a good read.

asccending Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Ethan rated it it was amazing Jun 07, He just seemed too powerful to be entertaining. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Elminster gained great skill with weapons during this time, but never came to enjoy or even be comfortable with killing.

Meet Your Maker, Monster. Elminster was later apprenticed to another dark Wizard. Wizards of the Coast- Ascfnding – pages. Wizards of the Coast. It starts out with Elminster having been caught in a trap for that time and you know nothing of what happened between the last two, save that the city from the last book is now overrun with demons and devils. Elminster Ascending chronicles the early years of the Elmlnster most powerful and colorful wizard, the Sage of Shadowdale, Elminster.


This is a collection of the first three Elminster novels. To view it, click here.

Jack Tesolin rated it it was amazing Jul 28, No trivia or quizzes yet. The Making of a MageElminster in Myth Drannorand The Temptation of Elminstertogether in a gorgeous trade paperback package, Elminster Ascending is a must-read for every Realms fan–particularly those looking forward to the much-anticipated sequel, Elminster Must Die! Other parts were good.

Elminster Ascending

He swore to his dead family that he would get revenge by killing the Mage responsible for destroying the village. Those readers familiar with Realms lore can probably guess who they are. There, Elminster was apprenticed to the first in a line of powerful but cruel Wizards.

We welcome his latest contribution and hope you enjoy his review of the Ed Greenwood Omnibus: Kenneth Bennett rated it it was amazing Dec 24, Elminster the man was transformed into Elmara the ascendinf, a form that forced the Last Prince to learn the ways, trials and hardships of women.


Robert rated it really liked it Nov 19, Lists with This Book.

It was unclear exactly how long he was trapped, but it was a very long time before being revived. Books by Ed Greenwood.

Elminster Ascending by Ed Greenwood

Elminster 1 – 10 of 11 books. Elminster then fell in with what at first appeared to be Highwaymen, but later turned out to be the True Knights of the realm. Each of the three novels collected in this omnibus ascendig considerably longer than typical Forgotten Realms novels. According to Greenwood, his players’ thirst for detail pushed him to further develop the Forgotten Realms setting.

He used the Realms as a setting for his elninster, which centered around the fictional locales of Waterdeep and Shadowdale, locations that would figure prominently in his later writing. He is a fantasy writer and the original creator of the Forgotten Realms game world. This time, he left what could have been a ascendng and lucrative lifestyle because of an encounter with the goddess Mystra.