Your Favorite Series?

Discussion in 'General Books' started by cocobirdi, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    Soldier Son was different and I don't rate it as good as her other works, but its not the disaster (to me) that others make it out to be. I think a lot wanted another Fitz and Nighteyes, but they did not get that. Others have complained about hte ending - but its a Hobb ending as much like the other books -- similar syle of ending for certain.
    And yes this next one will be interesting - especially as there might be a divide in the dragon populations --- the new "healthy" dragons from the union of the older dragons -- and then the older baby dragons who are weaker and rely on help -- lets say human help. Could be interesting- - and then there is Chad - that nation who is hte enemy of all, and yet we know very little about the inside of that nation -- a story there would be very interesting
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Fitz's ending was perfect for me. Screw all those "it didn't seem right/realistic/blah blah blah that Ftiz got back with Molly after all those years". Well you know what? It's Fantasy, so go suck a lemon. Not everyone follows the convention of "They'll grow apart being away from eachother".
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    I want to frame that responce and use it :);)
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Stick it in your sig if you like it that much :p
     
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    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    its the wrong site -- and they don't have sigs on the other site!:(
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Lol then just quote me and use it
     
  7. Kakashi

    Kakashi The Fighters Guide House Member

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    not to be a spoil-sport, but Drizzt was Forgotten Realms.
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    I think you're talking about the Legends bit right Kakashi?

    There is a Legends series in Dragonlance. Unless I'm getting confused about what you're seeming to correct.
     
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    Kakashi The Fighters Guide House Member

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    oo, you're right.

    I somehow got confused. and its actually not that hard to do.

    and Legends is awesome, i just bought 1-3. Huma ftw.
     
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    Dragn9 Sorcerer Supreme

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    There isn't a Legends series in Forgotten Realms is there?...I don't think there is...

    @Kakashi - the Legends trilogy is awesome...are you still on the first one (Time of the Twins)?
     
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    Meteorain Magical & Mystical

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    Yea there is...it's called the Legacy of the Drow. That series being part of the overall series called The Legend of Drizzt. Similar titles lol
     
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    Harlequin Everyone loves a Jester !

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    Robin Hobb rules.
    The 9 books containing the Fool ,or whatever persona he/she was using at the time were fantastic.
    Soldier trilogy:- different ,but not in a bad way ,just a different way.

    At least Hobb doesn't just pinch Tolkien ideas/creatures etc and re-hash them for her books ,but has instead refreshing and inspiring ideas of her own.
    Theres something about the Six Duchies that reminds me of home (England), the Red ship raiders are obviously a Vikingesque people.

    Hobb for the win ppl.
     

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    Thea Dream Chaser/Bookworm

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    A very difficult choice, narrowing it down to one favourite series, so I'll have to give a list.;)

    Robin Hobb's Farseer/Tawny Man trilogies. I loved these. The world of Fitz, The Fool and Nighteyes is one of the best I've read.

    Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders of Pern series. What can I say? They were the books that started me reading fantasy (all those years ago) and I love dragons.

    Lian Hearn's Tales of the Otori series. These are a recent find for me, and I loved the setting and culture of the books.

    Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series. My sister introduced me to these books years ago, and whilst I couldn't get into them right away, they grew on me and became a stalwart of my bookshelf.
     
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    To list all of my favourite Fantasy books would be more than a computer could handle. I think my favourites are:

    His Dark Materials Trilogy by Philip Pullman.

    The Temeraire series by Naomi Novik.

    Ranger's Apprentice series by John Flanagan.

    Dragons Of The Highlord Skies in the Dragonlance series (So far the only one I've read in the series) by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.

    And of course Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit.

    :dragon: