Dragonlance: Preludes

6 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 226 ratings

Darkness & Light Publisher's Summary

Before the War of the Lance...

The Companions have gone their separate ways, each vowing to return with news of the growing darkness in Ansalon. Sturm Brightblade, a warrior whose honor is his life, and Kitiara, a passionate woman of uncertain loyalties, travel north in search of Sturm's long-lost father.

Before they reach their destination, a band of gnomes begs for their help. But nothing with gnomes ever goes as planned. The two adventurers are soon thrown into a perilous adventure that will take them beyond the realms of Ansalon, through love and hate, to darkness and light.

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  • Book 1

    • Darkness & Light

    • Dragonlance: Preludes, Book 1
    • By: Paul B. Thompson, Tonya C. Cook
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Before the War of the Lance... The Companions have gone their separate ways, each vowing to return with news of the growing darkness in Ansalon. Sturm Brightblade, a warrior whose honor is his life, and Kitiara, a passionate woman of uncertain loyalties, travel north in search of Sturm's long-lost father. Before they reach their destination, a band of gnomes begs for their help. But nothing with gnomes ever goes as planned. The two adventurers are soon thrown into a perilous adventure that will take them beyond the realms of Ansalon, through love and hate, to darkness and light.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love gnomes with super powers

    • By Jed Dornoff on 06-11-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 2

    • Kendermore

    • Dragonlance: Preludes, Book 2
    • By: Mary Kirchoff
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Before the War of the Lance, carefree kender Tasslehoff Burrfoot is enjoying the company of his friends at the Inn of the Last Home when a bounty hunter arrives and charges him with desertion for violating the kender laws of prearranged marriage. But Tasslehoff’s intended has pulled a disappearing act of her own. The race is on to see who gets dragged to the altar first in a tale of adventure replete with magic, monsters, and mayhem.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love me some Kender

    • By Jed Dornoff on 06-17-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 3

    • Brothers Majere

    • Dragonlance: Preludes, Book 3
    • By: Kevin Stein
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    Darkness and unrest are growing. People disappear in the night, and there are rumors of foul forces at work. To this land caught in the grips of a nameless terror come Raistlin and Caramon Majere, two brothers - one a wizard, one a warrior - who are trying to eke out a living on the backroads of Ansalon. Desperate for money, they agree to take on a job in the backwater village of Mereklar. But they soon discover they may be in over their heads.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good memories of my childhood

    • By Random User on 12-15-15

    Regular price: $21.95

  • Book 4

    • Riverwind the Plainsman

    • Dragonlance: Preludes, Book 4
    • By: Paul B. Thompson, Tonya C. Cook
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 13 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    First launched over a decade ago, the Preludes series has continued to prove popular with Dragonlance fans. Riverwind the Plainsman is authored by popular writing team Thompson & Cook.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another great story

    • By elboogie on 08-23-15

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 5

    • Flint the King

    • Dragonlance: Preludes, Book 5
    • By: Mary Kirchoff, Douglas Niles
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    The peaceful life of Flint Fireforge is disturbed when he is forced to leave Solace and return to his dwarven homeland to investigate his brother's murder. As he delves into the mystery, unexpected allies and unseen enemies join the fight of truth against treachery. Flint soon discovers that to bring his brother's killer to justice, he must either die or become king. He's not sure which choice might be worse.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • King Flint 😁

    • By Laila on 03-21-17

    Regular price: $24.95

  • Book 6

    • Tanis: The Shadow Years

    • Dragonlance: Preludes, Book 6
    • By: Scott Siegel, Barbara Siegel
    • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20

    The sixth and final title in a series of recovers of the classic Preludes series. First launched over a decade ago, the Preludes series has continued to prove popular with Dragonlance fans. This rerelease of Tanis: The Shadow Years showcases a new look that is also reflected in the other recovers of this series. The title features cover art from lead Dragonlance saga artist Matt Stawicki.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Completely Unrelated

    • By Chris S on 04-04-16

    Regular price: $24.95