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Publisher's Summary

In the final book of the number-four New York Times best-selling Neverwinter saga, Drizzt Do’Urden navigates a winding path littered with secrets and lies. Tangled up in his companion Dahlia’s dark secrets, the ties that once held her close to Drizzt threaten to tear as her bonds to his former foe, Artemis Entreri, continue to grow.

Meanwhile, in the caverns of Gauntlgrym, the drow Tiago Baenre enlists the help of Bregan D’aerthe in his quest to destroy Drizzt. While making promises they may not keep, the agents of the elite drow mercenary group hide plans of their own. Determined to stand for what’s right in the Realms once again, Drizzt forges a new road north - toward Icewind Dale. Will his new companions follow? Can he fight the darkness alone? Either way, he knows now where he’s headed - back to the only place that’s ever felt like home.

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Would you consider the audio edition of The Last Threshold to be better than the print version?

Good story. As were all in this series. Finishes up the story and sets up well for The Sundering. Drizt will finally gets on with his life. Only been waiting 100 plus years.

Have you listened to any of Victor Bevine’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Most of his voices for the characters were all the same 2, with almost no difference at all. But the author makes it clear who say talking and doing what.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Did I laugh or cry? Laughed a few times, no crying in Faerun. Was entertained in every chapter.

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I like the smell of book print. i just sit and sniff the books, over and over again. I wish audible would add that smell to their voice overs. Its 2013 for gods sake. But thanks for the audio books, i never learned how to read.

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If you enjoy Salvatore, you will enjoy this

What about Victor Bevine’s performance did you like?

First audio book I've listened to. Gave me what I expected.

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As with other reviewers, I will admit the ending leaves the reader wanting more. Overall, the story is well written.

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The legend fizzled away

I agree with another reviewer, Tom from CA, in that the author seems to have lost interest in the Drizzt Character. He does seem like he wanted to wrap this up and finish it.

Mini-Spoiler Alert- I'm going to try and stay away from some details so I don't ruin this for those who have not read this book but some things I can't help but mention. Please, be warned. The book started out a little slow and it never really sped up. The action scenes always left me wanting a little more which can be a good thing but the author never delivered. I read page after page trying to figure out where everything was going but I just couldn't. The mother-son storyline was cliche in the extreme between Dalia and Effron the Broken Tiefling. It was easily predictable where that storyline would lead. The Drizzt, Entreri, and Dalia triangle was more of an obtuse rhombus and if my description there doesn't make sense then I succeeded in showing exactly how that "triangle" led nowhere and made no sense. Sorry for that.

I have enjoyed Salvatore's writing style and his Drizzt books for years and even if I wasn't interested in the story specifics themselves, Salvatore was always able to pull me in and keep me turning pages. He is that good a writer and storyteller. This time it seems his heart just wasn't in it. I was very interested in the Regis and Cattie-Brie teasers but they ended up going nowhere. The ending was just like a flooded back yard that slowly just drained and faded away. If this is to be the end of Drizzt Du'Orden, and it is by no means clear that this is the end, then he met quite the sad ending. Again, to be clear, I can't even tell you if this was the end of Drizzt, that was how unclear it was. I was forced to go back and re-read the advertising for this book to make sure it was the end of the series and sadly it was.

The ending timeline was perfect for ending this book in 1,000 different directions but I am dissappointed in the way the author chose Drizzt to go.

I am very happy that at least Artemis Entreri isn't dead or even close to it. I hope he comes back in a trilogy all his own someday. He is one of my favorite characters and I don't want to see him go.

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Great Book!!!!!!!!!!!

Would you listen to The Last Threshold again? Why?

I would listen to this book over and over .. The fight scenes and they way they are described just blows my mind..

What other book might you compare The Last Threshold to and why?

If u know R.A Salvatore then you know u must listen to all his books

Which scene was your favorite?

I can pick a favorite scene but any fight scene is what i just love to listen too..

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Dahlia cheats on Drizzt

never winter book series book 2, 3, and 4 Sssssssssuuuuuuuuuucccccckkkkkkkk so much r a Salvatore HATES Drizzt DO, URDEN and I hate Salvatore for that. Read book 1 of neverwinter saga if you a fan of the series so far but skip never winter saga book 2, 3, and 4 if you're a fan of Drizzt Do' Urden trust me I implore you

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good story line

Story was really grippy this time. was hard to determine exactly where It was all going to end up

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Nice conclusion to the Neverwinter saga.

Another food story, but there were a few times in the story that were a bit confusing regarding passage of time, but overall a nice conclusion to the 4 part series.

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Loved it!! Best in series so far!!

Loved It!! Best story in series so far. Well written, good imagery, loved the story line. So many questions answered.

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Awesome

Enjoyed the story. Thank you for the continued story line. I will continue to listen to them all.

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Love the new storyline

Another excellent addition to the Drizzt storyline. This is the longest series I have ever listened too. it does not dissapoint.