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 think the thing that I enjoyed the most was the world building. Salvatore’s world building book the flowing quality of his storytelling. But, due to the nature of the genre, Salvatore never had a chance. Here we get to see how Drizzt grows up and how this dark world shapes the little boy he was into the exceptional young warrior he will become.

Regardless, this trade penned by Andrew Dabb and penciled by Tim Seeley is certainly dtizzt tolerable read. I will be reading the other two books in the Dark Elf Trilogy in the future. Color me jaded, but the survival instinct often causes humans to bend to societal pressures to one degree or another.

Their deaths usually come from the front. Homeland is a fantasy novel by American writer by R.

There were several things about th 3. I’m not sure if I should be sad that I have only discovered this series now, or happy that I have so many wonderful books to look forward to.

He doesn’t struggle with doing the right thing.

If we forget for a moment the absurdity surrounding the idea that a whole race of people are evil, and the equal absurdity that in that situation, someone could be born who is instinctively good this also says a lot of things about nature vs.


Todo lo anterior, por supuesto, junto a una emocionante trama de intrigas y traiciones. And their culture is based on killing, as well. Reals love the setting. 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.

At the time these books were a revelation in genre circles, but since, they’ve become antiquated and anachronistic. The Spider Queen is a deity of chaos, and she and her high priestesses, the true rulers of legdnd drow world, do not look with ill favor upon ambitious individuals wielding poisoned daggers. Raised by his mother and sisters, Drizzt is expected to be like every other Drow and seek to lift his family, and house, ever higher.

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

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Both young Drizzt and his fierce and loyal four-footed companion have found a place in my heart and I’ll make sure I’ll follow their adventures to the end.

Nov 15, Gergana added it Shelves: However, his first brother gets conveniently killed and this spares his life, putting him in the care of one of his sisters for the first 10 years. View all 19 comments. I do have t This was a very interesting and different type lrgend read for me. It is harmony, working toward shared goals, that precedes greatness.

She started to leave him there, but Drizzt’s mother interfered and saved Drizzt from certain death by the driders.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Dragonlance deities Forgotten Realms deities Greyhawk deities. From the first there is something odd about him, being born with violet eyes and thought blind by his relatives, which would have been a good enough reason to kill him right then and there.


My fav parts are: Nothing burns in your heart like the emptiness of losing something, someone, before you truly have learned of its value. Salvatore creates a world and mythology for the dark elves that is incredibly deep and compelling. View all 10 comments. Raised in the anarchic city of Menzoberranzan, his family is but one of many houses of dark elves whose armies constantly seek to supplant one another in a chaotic race for dominance.

He did not become Mary Sue – not yet at least, but compared to the rest of the drows he is Mary Sue. Oh, and if you do a Master’s thesis on the sociological implications of the text, as I’ve outlined above, my consultant fees are reasonable.

This is a high 4. It is not exceptionally written or drawn, but it’s not bad either. But maybe this is the other side of Where does he get these morals? Full review to come after I read some more Drizzt books.

The character I find most believable is Vierna, one of Drizzt’s sisters.

Homeland by R.A. Salvatore

Oct 10, Tammy rated it really liked it. You can read what it’s about and if you love these kinds of books then this is one for you! View all 7 comments. 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 adventures with Drizzt.