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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I have read about strong women in fantasy in the past, but this book takes the cake. And now I’ll be the one doing the gushing because – and I just have to say it – this book is amazing!

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 heroics, Homeland is a sociologists dream-come-true. The men are basically there to support and aid the women in gaining higher and higher positions in both the drow households and the larger society. Where did he inherit that nature from?

He falls victim to that same heroic gene that Legolas and Aragorn have in The Lord of the Rings; you know, the one that makes them basically invulnerable and immune to any harm? These are my people, by skin and by heritage, but I am no kin to them. Other than the world itself I found the intrigues and constant backstabbing of the drow society fascinating. As I have come to expect from Salvatore, it is melodramatic in the extreme.

Homeland (Forgotten Realms novel) – Wikipedia

His name is Drizzt and he will grow up to become a legend: 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. The world building here is excellent, with a well-fleshed-out culture that could provide great cognizant dissonance in the main character as he strikes out to escape and explore the Underdark and maybe even the surface??? Fantasy is not typically a genre I pick up on my own, but my husband wants me to get into gaming RPG with him and his friend suggested I read The Legend of Drizzt series.


In Homeland we read about the drow and their homeworld. He does do a good job of bringing these prose characters to life, and the more outlandish characters are particularly well-designed and executed. The writing style holds the reader’s hand a lot: Beholder Drow dark elf Githyanki Illithid mind flayer Lich.

He graduated with honors, even though he did not participate in the ceremony.

These are just fun action packed fantasy reads. Salvatore is one of the best fantasies ever written and only grows finer with age. Jan 07, Choko rated it really liked it Shelves: They are not nice by any stretch of imagination and make Darth Vader look like a kindergarten bully wannabe.

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

The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: This is as hollow a book as you’re bound to find. There are more shades of grey on Drizzt’s armor than there are in all of Menzoberranzan.

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Jul 25, David – proud Gleeman in Branwen’s adventuring party rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m homelad it ages well in the next two volumes and leaves behind childish things as Drizzt leaves behind his childhood and his childhood home. Spending the remainder of the summer in the middle of the Norwegian mountains with very little I needed to get done, it seemed like the ideal time to go on some ho,eland with Drizzt.


Wake of the Ravager Dark Sun Online: From here, the reader follows Drizzt on his quest to follow his principles in the cruel and competitive society of his underground homeland where such feelings are threatened.

Dark Alliance Baldur’s Gate: View all 19 comments. I will certainly read frogotten remaining books in this series.

Shattered Lands Dark Sun: Then why is Drizzt the only Drow to fully keep his own culture at bay? There were several things about this novel that made it unique from a lot of other fantasy novels I have read. He believed that no one really noticed his absence from the ceremony because the others were wrapped up in the moment. Starting with Homeland and proceeding through Exile and Sojourn, this trilogy details the life of Drizzt from birth to just before the events of The Crystal Shard.

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

leged Some of the dialogue was a bit cheesy, but I think the world building more than made up for that. That might explain some things! To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Buddy Read with Chris I picked this one up out of sheer curiosity because everyone I know was gushing about it. It has it’s zits leyend scars, but with the right makeup this book could have been beautiful.

Not long after graduation, he took part in a surface raid in which he saved the life of a child of the most bitter enemy forgottem the drow, the surface elvesby hiding her body underneath the corpse of her murdered mother. Dragonlance Forgotten Realms Greyhawk Ravenloft. They planned to escape House Do’Urden and live in the caverns of the Underdark.