Homeland is a fantasy novel by American writer by R. A. Salvatore, the first book in The Dark Elf . The comics adaption of Homeland, volume 1, received a positive review from George “Homeland: The Legend of Drizzt Book 1”. sfsite. com. THE LEGEND OF DRIZZT. Homeland Dark corridors meander throughout the dark realm in winding courses, connecting became an old and forgotten tale. Alternative view 1 of Forgotten Realms: Homeland (Legend of Drizzt #1) Child of the Northern Spring: Book One of the Guinevere Trilogy.

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You can feel his inner struggles trying to fit in, but at the same time refusing to go completely murderous and villainous as the rest of his race. If I were a smarter man with more time, I’d delve into each of these, but suffice it to say that, for all its hacking, slaying, nobility, and homelaand, Homeland is a sociologists dream-come-true.

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The plot was fairly intriguing legebd engaging even if it did suffer from being a little too predictable. My favorite sections in this one are those between Drizzt and his father Zaknafein these names are like bad scramble hands-thanks mst3k Zak like his son is cursed with morals in an immoral society.

I hope that Salvatore was a good parent. Zaknafein, having similar morals to Drizzt, believed he had killed the child, but Lolth knew he allowed the child to survive and House Do’Urden fell out of the Spider Queen’s tenuous favor.

How does drizzt know killing is a bad thing? Devil’s Due Publishing seeks to populate ot scarce comic landscape with a series of books based on Wizards of the Coast’s popular Dungeons and Dragons brand. This is my favorite trilogy of the Drizzt books a quick aside I enjoy Salvatore’s writing but some of his names are just terrible.


Is this book where to start or another book? At the time these books were a revelation in genre circles, but since, they’ve become antiquated and anachronistic.

Retrieved September 6, View all 10 comments. Salvatore paints a bleak picture but a lot of the settings were painted much better than was done in Dragons. Nov 15, Gergana added it Shelves: She forgtoten the novel was an impressive start to the characterization of Drizzt.

There is absolutely no mercy; the drow except for our beloved Dizzt of course are wholly obsessed with power and title will do whatever it takes to get more of it. Salvatore held many jobs during those first years as a writer, finally settling in much to our delight to write full time in However, his first brother gets conveniently killed and this spares his life, putting him in the care of one of his sisters for the first 10 years. At realmss I felt a bit of tunnel vision while reading, like the room around me was getting darker and the only thing illuminating my eyes were the words on the page.

While we are no strangers to morality and shades of grey here on Earth, fantasy settings with their roots in gaming have a slightly different outlook: Their deaths usually come from the front.

Ah, villain POV and kept wondering what was happening. This was Malice’s intention all along.

Methinks thou hast bitten off more than thou canst chew. I only enjoyed the first three books from the whole series: View all 9 comments. Most of his panels, compositions and action sequences are very well done.


To put it simply, drows who are less evil than Sauron, Shai’tan, and Wicked Witch of the East rolled in one simply do not survive for long.

Lists with This Book. For a certain readership — one looking for the literary equivalent of a Michael Bay movie — Salvatore will give you exactly what you’re looking for. In some ways it is a pity I waited so long as I’m sure I’d have loved reading this while I was in my teens.

She believed that once Zaknafein was dead that Drizzt would begin behaving like a proper drow noble, and would take the position of weapon master with pride.

Forgotten Realms: The Legend of Drizzt Vol. 1 – Homeland

Granted it would be hard to write that scene from Drizzt’s perspective, but that challenge is the heart of fiction: Most of all he is curious what lies beyond this book life of chaos and violence.

Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: Salvatore 1 5 May 05, Mar 19, Gavin rated it liked it Shelves: Where did he inherit that nature from?

He avoided the common pitfall of giving elves and dwarves ridiculous Celtic accents, which would most certainly have ruined the story! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign bopk.