The Avatar

5 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 631 ratings

Shadowdale Publisher's Summary

An all-new audio version of one of the key titles in the entire Forgotten Realms novel line.

At the time of its original release, this series presented key events that impacted the entire Forgotten Realms world, and the effects of those events are still felt in current novels. This title was originally released under the author's pseudonym, Richard Awlinson.

When the gods are banished from the heavens, they must travel through Faern in the guise of mortals.

When four companions, last survivors of the Company of the Lynx, find themselves in possession of a mysterious amulet, they must escape death at the hand of Bane, god of murder.

When magic itself runs wild, no one can say that the most innocent of spells will not destroy the world.

©1989 TSR, Inc., 2003 Wizards of the Coast LLC (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Shadowdale

    • Forgotten Realms: The Avatar, Book 1
    • By: Scott Ciencin
    • Narrated by: Nicole Greevy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 201
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 201

    When the gods are banished from the heavens, they must travel through Faern in the guise of mortals. When four companions, last survivors of the Company of the Lynx, find themselves in possession of a mysterious amulet, they must escape death at the hand of Bane, god of murder. When magic itself runs wild, no one can say that the most innocent of spells will not destroy the world.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Middling storyline and uninspired delivery

    • By Adam on 04-06-13

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Tantras

    • Forgotten Realms: The Avatar, Book 2
    • By: Scott Ciencin
    • Narrated by: Nicole Greevy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    Heroes stand trial! When Elminster, the Old Sage of Shadowdale, is apparently slain, Midnight and Adon stand trial for his murder. When Bane, god of murder, and his allies seek the lost Tablets of Fate, a slender dark-haired woman is all that stands between Faern and disaster. When a friend betrays them, Midnight and her companions can trust no one.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Drowning in the Sins of the Past

    • By Simone on 11-24-17
    • Forgotten Realms: The Avatar, Book 2
    • By: Scott Ciencin
    • Narrated by: Nicole Greevy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 01-08-13
    • 4 out of 5 stars 126 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Waterdeep

    • Forgotten Realms: The Avatar, Book 3
    • By: Troy Denning
    • Narrated by: Nicole Greevy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 109

    The streets of Waterdeep... Where danger lurks round every corner as the avatars of the gods seek the Tablets of Fate. Where Cyric and Myrkul, god of death, plot to capture Midnight and twist the Tablets to their own dark ends, imperiling the very existence of Faern.Where the destiny of the world will be decided and a new pantheon of gods will rise into the heaven.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • We are finally here!

    • By Simone on 11-24-17
    • Forgotten Realms: The Avatar, Book 3
    • By: Troy Denning
    • Narrated by: Nicole Greevy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Release date: 01-08-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 116 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 4

    • Prince of Lies

    • Forgotten Realms: The Avatar, Book 4
    • By: James Lowder
    • Narrated by: Nicole Greevy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91

    An all-new version of one of the key titles in the entire Forgotten Realms novel line. This title is the fourth in a series of recovers of the popular Avatar series. At the time of its original release, this series presented key events that impacted the entire Forgotten Realms world, and the effects of those events are still felt in current novels. This re-released series features a cohesive cover design and all-new art.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, terrible narrator.

    • By Robert A Vaughan on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 5

    • Crucible: The Trial of Cyric the Mad

    • Forgotten Realms: The Avatar, Book 5
    • By: Troy Denning
    • Narrated by: Nicole Greevy
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    This title is the final in a series of recovers of the popular Avatar series. At the time of its original release, this series presented key events that impacted the entire Forgotten Realms world, and the effects of those events are still felt in current novels. This re-released series features a cohesive cover design and all-new art and was written by New York Times best-selling author Troy Denning.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Out standing story... Weak narration

    • By Sarah Emily Chris on 04-23-18

    Regular price: $24.95