Plague of Spells (Forgotten Realms: Abolethic Sovereignty, #1), City of Torment ( Forgotten Realms: Abolethic Sovereignty, #2), and Key of Stars (Forgott. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Bruce R. Cordell is a game designer, and in that role he has written over forty game titles, a few of which garnered awards. Forgotten Realms: Abolethic Sovereignty Book Series (3 Books). From Book 1. Lovecraftian Horror in Faerûn! Blue fire sears the face of Faerûn, leaving the.

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Aboleths aren’t particularly noteworthy.

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At parts, I felt that Plague of Spells had interesting and compelling characters. The oldest-known aboleth and possibly the progenitor of the entire species, the Eldest, was an enormous creature that rested atop the city like a throne. But, this is just strange.

Every beginning has an end.

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When a storyline goes so far that it passes the realm of believable in a fantasy setting, it has gone too far. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

It was a pretty random occurrence. Lovecraftian Horror in Faern! Alisttair Great Reader Canada Posts. Among their soverelgnty notable members were: Plague of Spells Summary.

I give Plague of Spells two Cthulus and a Chicken.

Please try again later. Kennedy, speech in Dublin, Ireland, June 28, Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I feel like this book moves the Realms from a medieval setting toward a Warhammeresque one. The rest of the servants of the Sovereignty were aberrant creatures: Japheth’s the sovereigntj of one of my former students.

Sadly, though, Plague of Spells made me like the character less. This is Plague of Spells and Bruce Cordell we are talking about here. Is that a show of respect, there’s the character Kane in the novel likewise.


It made the gods fallible, and gave them a check on anolethic powers.

And, the ending was very anticlimactic. Lord Karsus Great Reader. Abolethic Sovereignty, Book 1 by Bruce R. A little nonsense now and then, relished by the wisest men – Willy Wonka “We need men who can dream of things that never were.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The aboleths kidnapped many living creatures for their ambitious experiments to improve of the dreaded Symphony of Madness. Could someone help a brother out, and give me a spoiler-free synopsis in the thread I started? As a habit, I try to be very specific when criticizing the work sovereivnty another author, but in this case, I think that my thoughts have already been well summarized by others.

Most importantly, Abilethic couldn’t find what I call “The presence of Ed” in the novels – that is to say, the spirit of what Ed intended in his Realms as I personally see it. Free with day trial. Or, was I just better off leaving it at that? Blue fire sears the face of Faern, leaving the twisted and mutilated dead in its wake. The Twilight War trilogy has a drug-addict character.

I would rather not be so critical of this book, or of Bruce, but I’m wondering just what WoTC is doing with its fiction department. It seems more like an ego trip than anything. I recommend it to everyone.

Other characters, we get more of the same. I see some of you have, though. With no other Forgotten Realms novels WotC was going to ship of any interest to me, I decided to continue this trilogy, free of charge. Team them up with beholders and other abberations. Basically this event is more important to the realms than any event that has come before and probably anything that could come after.


The main goal of the Abolethic Sovereignty was to unlock the Far Manifold with the Key of Stars and open the gate to the Far Realm to unleash their masters onto the world. Offense can never be given, only taken.

The characterization and personification that was injected in that character totally ruined it for me. Kindle EditionAudible Audiobook. Sign In Don’t have an account? It felt like Bruce Cordell wanted to put his mark on the Realms and exert his power on everything while puffing up the importance of his characters and the threats that they faced.

Candlekeep Forum – Abolethic Sovereignty thoughts *some spoilers*

Kno Senior Scribe Posts. I finished it within the day, and collected my thoughts to write this review. Not bad writing at all, I actually liked it Get to Know Us.

Raidon Kane is one of those who survives, the wake of blue fire burning the sigil of the amulet he wears into his dovereignty and binding him with all the power and responsibility it entails. The aboleths of the Sovereignty were far older and had though patterns different to those of the Torilian aboleths.