The Crystal Shard

The Crystal Shard

Book - 1988
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Bruenor, a dwarf, Drizzt, a dark elf, and Wulfgar, a barbarian warrior, try to unite the people of Ten-Towns to face the dangerous magic of the crystal shard. Akar Kessel, a weak-willed apprentice mage sets in motion events leading to the rediscovery of the magical device, the crystal shard. But is it merely an inanimate device ... or is it capable of directing the defeat of Ten-Towns? Or have the barbarians already arranged for that themselves? Their brutal attack on the villages of Ten-Towns seals their fate, and that of the youn barbarian Wulfgar. Left for dead, Wulfgar is rescued by the dwarf, Bruenor, in exchange for five years of service ... and friendship. With the help of the dark elf, Drizzt, Bruenor reshapes Wulfgar into a warrior with both brawn and brains. But is Wulfgar strong enough to reunite the barbarian tribes? Can an unorthodox dwarf and renegade dark elf persuade the people of Ten-Towns to put aside their petty differences in time to stave off the forces of the crystal shard?
Publisher: Lake Geneva, WI : TSR, Inc., c1988
ISBN: 9780786942466
9780880385350
0880385359
Characteristics: 336 p. : maps ; 18 cm

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Mr_Fluffikins
Jan 15, 2015

Another Forgotten Realms adventure by R.A.Salvatore. Set in the northernmost regions of the world, this novel explores the inability of humanity to bond together to face a monumental threat. Through it all, Salvatore's iconic character, Drizzt Do'Urden, faces racism and challenges, transcending above them all to save his friends. A great read!

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bnorris67
Feb 20, 2014

having a hard time getting my hands on a copy of this book! the library needs more copies.

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nefarious
May 12, 2010

A book I read in High School good for teens not in my range any more however.

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