The Crystal Shard by R.A. Salvatore

8c308b4c84175eb5134e913d8a0aab15.jpg

The Crystal Shard was the first fantasy novel I read, coming from a childhood of Conan comics and Dungeon and Dragons, it was a natural progression for someone who like to read. The Crystal Shard was the first novel in the Icewind Dale Trilogy and the first time fans were introduced to the extremely popular character Drizzt Do’Urden, the Dark Elf with heart and conscience.

The trilogy follows the adventures of Drizzt, Wulfgar the Barbarian, Regis the Halfling, Bruenor the Dwarf, and his human adopted daughter Cattie-brie. If you’re a fantasy fan it’s a plot we’ve all heard before. An evil wizard is gaining power and raising an army to conquer the world and a small band of heroes rise up to defeat him or her, with a bunch of dangerous missions in between. But it’s not the plat that makes the story, it’s the characters, how they develop and interact and how they make us care and cheer for them. And Salvatore created some of the most beloved characters in the world when he wrote The Crystal Shard.

The Crystal Shard

Streams of Silver

The Halflings Gem

R.A. Salvatore

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s