When R.A. Salvatore wrote and published the Dark Elf Trilogy, it was not set in its own stage. In fact, the second trilogy in the Drizzt Do’Urden saga already had its main character defined in the Icewind Dale Trilogy first, so Salvatore had to stay within certain parameters going backwards like George Lucas and writing a prequel to an already-set story. [Read more…]
R.A. Salvatore created his famous dark elf character, Drizzt Do’Urden, in this first series, The Icewind Dale Trilogy. It’s in these three Icewind Dale books that a dark elf, trained in evil and dark mysticism, as well as a culture of brutal fighting and Spartan perspectives, learned how the rest of the world thinks and how different talents can overcome challenges working together.
The three books of The Icewind Dale Trilogy include The Crystal Shard, Streams of Silver, and the Halfling Gem. However, the three together play out one of the strongest storylines [Read more…]
Prior to the latest release of R.A. Salvatore’s novel The Companions: The Sundering, Part 1, the author of the famous Forgotten Realms series featuring its paradoxical hero, a dark elf with a good heart, didn’t hit it off well. The prior release, The Ghost King, was received with muted applause by many fans and was considered a weak performance by an author who has produced far better novels, at least according to many Drizzt Do’Urden fans. [Read more…]