Under a previous sun, Athas teemed with life. The sorcerer-king, after obtaining immortality for himself, united all lands under the power of his magic. But power-hungry overlords have carved the lands into pieces - setting themselves up as sorcerer-kings--and survival depends on the optimism of three steadfast people.
"Espetacular character voices"
The Darksun world is incredible, and this story is particularly interesting. Added to this, the rendition of the characters by Ray Porter is really po..Show More »werful and capturing. A recommended "read", for sure. Going to get the next one ASAP.« Show Less
The city-state of Tyr has been freed from a thousand years of slavery to the sorcerer-king, but with change comes chaos and Tyr's triumph may be its death-knell. Almost 20 years after Troy Denning first gave readers a taste of the Dark Sun world, it remains one of the most sought-after settings in the Dungeons and Dragons universe.
"Continuing a good introduction"
Dark Sun continues to be the most sought-after of the classic TSR Dungeons & Dragons campaign settings, and this third release in the five-part Prism Pentad will continue to bring old and new fans alike into the magic-scarred deserts of Athas. In order to finally defeat Borys, the Dragon of Athas, Sadira will have to reach the Pristine Tower - the citadel from which the dragon was born. But the same dark forces that created Borys still haunt the smoldering ruins.
"Continuing a good Introduction"
Join the quest for an ancient oracle! Tithian of Tyr seeks the Dark Lens so that he can become the next sorcerer king. Agis needs the Dark Lens to destroy the Dragon of Athas. Before either can lay hands on it, they will have to settle their long-standing hatred of each other. Sixteen years after it was first published, The Obsidian Oracle is as fresh and exciting as it ever was. Join a new generation of fantasy fans as they rediscover the sword and sorcery adventure of the Dark Sun world!
Athas, world of the dark sun: Ruled for thousands of years by power-mad sorcerer-kings, its cities have become vile centers of slavery and corruption. Only heroes of the greatest strength and bravest heart can stand against the might of these overlords. The Prism Pentad is a tale of such heroes. Rajaat, the First Sorcerer, betrayed by his champions at the moment of his paramount victory, has been imprisoned beyond space and time, but he alone can return Athas to its verdant splendor.
"Concluding a good Introduction"