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Wulgreth
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Posted - 01 Sep 2006 :  12:07:57  Show Profile  Visit Wulgreth's Homepage  Send Wulgreth an ICQ Message Send Wulgreth a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I just got Blackstaff from Amazon and I am reading it, enjoying all the multitude of elements of Realmslore that Steven drops in every page (especially the ones of Waterdeep), although I am proceeding quite slowly (I am Italian and my knowledge of English needs a LOT to be desired). I find it a bit complex to read at times and I need a dictionary close but that probably means the writer has a good vocabulary (and being non-native doesn't help) .
I am just halfway through it but I don't understand what's happening yet: seems like the characters are acting randomly in response to unclear inputs. Blackstaff is silent, the other mage companion to Raegar is silent... everybody is in a hurry but you don't understand why... I hope things will get clearer from now on!! What is exactly Khelben laughing at, upstairs, at the beginning of the novel? Why did he fall so easily victim to the ambush as if he wasnt a 27th level mage? Why he dressing red robes when the sword erupted lightning, where does that sword come from? Is is Giogi masked like the Blacktaff? Argh!
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Neriandal Freit
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Wulgreth, everything is explained.

Your not that far in the novel, that much I can tell. You'll be surprised, in love, thrilled, wondered and feel in the novel, something I can't say I've done to much lately in any Realms novels besides (in my humbleness,) Elaine's Starlight novels.

I read this entire novel in like 10 hours straight basically, something I can't say I've done before, because once I got past chapter three I kept going and going.

But Wulf, you'll like and enjoy the endresult of this novel. Steven wrote it like you where there beside them the entire time, and your right, you are going from here to there to here in the novel, but, it'll all lock in place for you soon.

We need more Steve! :P

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Verghityax
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Dear Mr. Schend,
I've recently read the "Lands of Intrigue" sourcebook concerning Amn and found it an absolutely splendid job. I would like to ask a few questions now:
1. In Notable Mages section of Eshpurta there's mentioned a herbalist's shop, the Bhamm's Herbs but it is nowhere to be found on the map. Could you specify where it should be placed on the map? The same problem is with the Fierce Flumph tavern.
2. What is the current status of Trademeet? Has it been rebuilt after being burned by Sythillis' army?
3. Are goblin and giant forces still residing in Esmeltaran? If not what is its current status and are there any plans of rebuilding the destroyed parts of the city?
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ericlboyd
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quote:
Originally posted by Verghityax

Dear Mr. Schend,
I've recently read the "Lands of Intrigue" sourcebook concerning Amn and found it an absolutely splendid job. I would like to ask a few questions now:
1. In Notable Mages section of Eshpurta there's mentioned a herbalist's shop, the Bhamm's Herbs but it is nowhere to be found on the map. Could you specify where it should be placed on the map? The same problem is with the Fierce Flumph tavern.
2. What is the current status of Trademeet? Has it been rebuilt after being burned by Sythillis' army?
3. Are goblin and giant forces still residing in Esmeltaran? If not what is its current status and are there any plans of rebuilding the destroyed parts of the city?



There are answers to some of your questions in Power of Faerun.

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The Red Walker
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Steven, I thought I would move this for James's scroll so as not to clutter him with it, but I wanted to address what you replied to my post to him.

Thanks.

quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend

To swing this back to Realms relevance, an FR serial killer idea is tough to do as there's so few ways to stand out from the massive killers that do so for their god (Bane worshipers) or their country (Red Wizards, etc.). Serial killers are a modern phenomenon, and while not impossible, it's pretty tough to respin fantasy tropes to suit the needs of psychological thrillers (as most stories tend to wind up with serial killers).

Though an odd thought, as I mused about lone killers with distinctive methodology, one could argue that ELFSHADOW could be reexamined from another POV and have a Harper investigator convinced that the Harper Assassin is a serial killer. Hm, that puts Arilyn in a new light, dunnit? (And no, to fans of Elaine and the lady herself, I'm NOT suggesting that we look at the lovely half-elf for signs she's out to exterminate the hard-currency-girls of Waterdeep or even suggest she's a serial killer. It's just a way to point out that a slight shift in perspective brings new facets to life on that diamond of a book....)

SES



Interesting thoughts Steven, thanks.

I thought about the Gods angles, was wondering if a Realms character could be a "free agent" so to speak and kill just for killings sake.
It could be interesting to see how the rest of the Realms (and the Gods) handled that situation. If this person got enough power through fear, he(or better, she ) could threaten the Gods enough to crate quite a stir.

I could see some kind of parralel with this concept to that of Magic and Anti-Magic areas/objects.

This killer could unintentionally spark an Anti-Gods movement. When the general population realized that this killer had the whole of the Realams in an Uproar with no God on his side, some might see the posibilities for good and bad. The Gods would be threatened much the same as Magic useres(and to lesser extent Mystra) are by these anti-magic areas and objects.


Ooooppppss.....rambling

Thanks!

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What about a Jack the Ripper-style killer, who was doing it as a way to try to bring back Bhaal?

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Steven Schend
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Posted - 14 Sep 2006 :  01:24:05  Show Profile  Visit Steven Schend's Homepage  Send Steven Schend a Yahoo! Message Send Steven Schend a Private Message  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by The Red Walker

Steven, I thought I would move this for James's scroll so as not to clutter him with it, but I wanted to address what you replied to my post to him.

Thanks.

quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend

To swing this back to Realms relevance, an FR serial killer idea is tough to do as there's so few ways to stand out from the massive killers that do so for their god (Bane worshipers) or their country (Red Wizards, etc.). Serial killers are a modern phenomenon, and while not impossible, it's pretty tough to respin fantasy tropes to suit the needs of psychological thrillers (as most stories tend to wind up with serial killers).

Though an odd thought, as I mused about lone killers with distinctive methodology, one could argue that ELFSHADOW could be reexamined from another POV and have a Harper investigator convinced that the Harper Assassin is a serial killer. Hm, that puts Arilyn in a new light, dunnit? (And no, to fans of Elaine and the lady herself, I'm NOT suggesting that we look at the lovely half-elf for signs she's out to exterminate the hard-currency-girls of Waterdeep or even suggest she's a serial killer. It's just a way to point out that a slight shift in perspective brings new facets to life on that diamond of a book....)

SES



Interesting thoughts Steven, thanks.

I thought about the Gods angles, was wondering if a Realms character could be a "free agent" so to speak and kill just for killings sake.
It could be interesting to see how the rest of the Realms (and the Gods) handled that situation. If this person got enough power through fear, he(or better, she ) could threaten the Gods enough to crate quite a stir.

I could see some kind of parralel with this concept to that of Magic and Anti-Magic areas/objects.

This killer could unintentionally spark an Anti-Gods movement. When the general population realized that this killer had the whole of the Realams in an Uproar with no God on his side, some might see the posibilities for good and bad. The Gods would be threatened much the same as Magic useres(and to lesser extent Mystra) are by these anti-magic areas and objects.


Ooooppppss.....rambling

Thanks!




Yeah, the basic problem with SKs is that "God told me to do it through that dog there..." and in the Realms, that could be true. Thus, it's less a matter of psychopathology and more of faith. Having it be a faithless individual would see the churches backlash against him or try and claim he's doing their work....and since all the gods oft work in mysterious ways, who's to gainsay them?

Steven
Who unleashed the Manshoon Wars for a totally unpredictable and dangerous individual in your campaigns who might've become a serial killer to get his stuff (or yours)...but that plot got scotched too quickly in his opinion....

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quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend


Who unleashed the Manshoon Wars for a totally unpredictable and dangerous individual in your campaigns who might've become a serial killer to get his stuff (or yours)...but that plot got scotched too quickly in his opinion....



'Tis an opinion that's been expressed by many of us, friend Steven.

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The Sage
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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend


Who unleashed the Manshoon Wars for a totally unpredictable and dangerous individual in your campaigns who might've become a serial killer to get his stuff (or yours)...but that plot got scotched too quickly in his opinion....



'Tis an opinion that's been expressed by many of us, friend Steven.

Indeed.

You have no idea how many times I've expressed this desire over at WotC when a poster has asked why the "Manshoon Wars" details in C&D weren't followed up in 3e.

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Sanishiver
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quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend

Who unleashed the Manshoon Wars for a totally unpredictable and dangerous individual in your campaigns who might've become a serial killer to get his stuff (or yours)...but that plot got scotched too quickly in his opinion....
Yup, it did.

FWIW this plot is alive and well in my game!

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The Red Walker
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quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend

Yeah, the basic problem with SKs is that "God told me to do it through that dog there..." and in the Realms, that could be true. Thus, it's less a matter of psychopathology and more of faith. Having it be a faithless individual would see the churches backlash against him or try and claim he's doing their work....and since all the gods oft work in mysterious ways, who's to gainsay them?

I can see now how that would work and the churches could twist anything he did so the "people" never knew the truth about him, thus making him just another Zealot.
quote:

Steven
Who unleashed the Manshoon Wars for a totally unpredictable and dangerous individual in your campaigns who might've become a serial killer to get his stuff (or yours)...but that plot got scotched too quickly in his opinion....

Hmm...Manshoon Wars? Hrast! How did I miss That?

*shrugs and adds one more downside to Realms knowledgde strictly form novels and not having gamed or read any source books*


P.S. Please for give this question if you have already addressed it, I think I checked this whole scroll first and did not see it.(Whew! 27 pages) Will you be writing any more Realms novels in the near future?

Thank You.

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Steven Schend
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quote:
Originally posted by The Red Walker
P.S. Please for give this question if you have already addressed it, I think I checked this whole scroll first and did not see it.(Whew! 27 pages) Will you be writing any more Realms novels in the near future?

Thank You.



On the Manshoon Wars, check out Cloak & Dagger; much of the basic info's been discussed in the threads above.

As for writing more FR novels, I'd love to do many, many more, but I can neither confirm nor deny writing any more at the present time. I am working on a few different worlds of my own and hope to get some things out there into print soon. I'll keep y'all apprised and/or I may finally get a website or two up and running. Thanks for asking and I hope enough people enjoy Blackstaff to help me get my career as a novelist going.

Steven

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The Red Walker
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quote:
Originally posted by Steven Schend

quote:
Originally posted by The Red Walker
P.S. Please for give this question if you have already addressed it, I think I checked this whole scroll first and did not see it.(Whew! 27 pages) Will you be writing any more Realms novels in the near future?

Thank You.



On the Manshoon Wars, check out Cloak & Dagger; much of the basic info's been discussed in the threads above.

As for writing more FR novels, I'd love to do many, many more, but I can neither confirm nor deny writing any more at the present time. I am working on a few different worlds of my own and hope to get some things out there into print soon. I'll keep y'all apprised and/or I may finally get a website or two up and running. Thanks for asking and I hope enough people enjoy Blackstaff to help me get my career as a novelist going.

Steven



Thank you, I will check those out!

And I think I can speak for all the scribes when I say we all enjoyed it greatly. We can't wait for another novel from you.

I noticed your Sig, have you read "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life"? Tis a good read for any Ben Franklin fan, but doen't read like a text book. What with all the irons he had in his fire, he reminds me a of a certain Self-Sacrificing Arch-Mage.

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KnightErrantJR
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Just to put this all in perspective, Steven is the man that managed to stonewall for, what, a year, everytime someone mentioned him coming back to the Realms . . . the man has the best online poker face I've ever seen (if that makes any sense).

"Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder."--Saint Thomas Aquinas

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quote:
Originally posted by The Red Walker

Hmm...Manshoon Wars? Hrast! How did I miss That?

*shrugs and adds one more downside to Realms knowledgde strictly form novels and not having gamed or read any source books*


P.S. Please for give this question if you have already addressed it, I think I checked this whole scroll first and did not see it.(Whew! 27 pages) Will you be writing any more Realms novels in the near future?

Thank You.

Cloak & Dagger pretty much covers what we know about the Manshoon Wars. It was, unfortunately, never intended to be fully fleshed out in 3e.

C&D states that at some point, all 40 of Manshoon's stasis clones suddenly awoke all at the same time (it is not actually known how this happened, but C&D offers some intriguing possibilities), becoming active on Faerun and in Realmspace. These clones quickly grew determined to eradicate any and all other Manshoon clones who had also been actived, and during their efforts, showed little overall concern for anyone else who was caught in their paths of pursuit. Manshoon himself, the original Manshoon, was left with very little, after several powerful allies turned their backs on him.

Basically, Steven Schend intended to generate a specific religious focus for the Zhentarim through the Manshoon Wars. This was why they originally became worshippers of Xvim. In addition, Steven wanted to make Manshoon an unknown element within the general plot running through the Realmslore. Each "Manshoon" would be discreetly dropped into future FR accessories, giving DMs wider choices with regard to how to plan and play the overall effects and results, of Manshoon and his clones, upon the Realms. That is why we originally learned that there were so many (at least forty) clones now scouting around Faerun looking to make places for themselves.

Officially, 3 Manshoons remain. One is the one with the Zhents. One is a vampire crimelord in Westgate. And one is hanging with Halaster in Undermountain.

And then, consider this bit from both THO and Ed -

"Remember the clever words of Richard Lee Byers, at last year's GenCon Indy FR seminar: "In my father's house, there are many Manshoons."
In other words, there are MORE Manshoons than 3e lore currently admits (as Ed will reveal in the fullness of time). And I'd say he's far more powerful than Fzoul, because he has fall-back plans and caches and plans set in motion far beyond Fzoul's capacity to anticipate. He may have suffered a personal setback within the Zhentarim, temporarily, but (to quote Ed of the Greenwood, hereafter):

"He's MUCH more cunning and better prepared than Fzoul has ever been. Fzoul always plays the "Hi, God of the Moment, I'm Yours!" card, and that's like juggling a flaming sword: no matter how good you are, sooner or later you're going to get badly cut and burned. My money is always on Manshoon - - and remember, I created Fzoul, Manshoon, and the Zhentarim, but haven't really had the chance to properly tell any of their stories, yet. Just fragments."

To this I can add: don't miss the Best of Eddie book, for a few glimpses more . . .

love,
THO"

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This reminds me of the old joke that was going around during 2nd Edition, a la Animaniacs:

"Gee, Manshoon, what are we going to do tonight?"

"The same thing we do every night, Fzoul: try to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!"

After reading Ed's aside in regards to parts of Spellfire involving Manshoon interacting with other characters getting chopped, I'd assume that, in reality, Manshoon was much more clever than the novel made it seem.

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quote:
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This reminds me of the old joke that was going around during 2nd Edition, a la Animaniacs:

"Gee, Manshoon, what are we going to do tonight?"

"The same thing we do every night, Fzoul: try to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!"






But "Are you pondering what I'm pondering, Fzoul?" doesn't seem to work as well.

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quote:
Originally posted by Raelan

This reminds me of the old joke that was going around during 2nd Edition, a la Animaniacs:

"Gee, Manshoon, what are we going to do tonight?"

"The same thing we do every night, Fzoul: try to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!"






But "Are you pondering what I'm pondering, Fzoul?" doesn't seem to work as well.

"I think so Manshoon. But how many Manshoon Clones does it take to change a lightbulb?"

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Raelan

This reminds me of the old joke that was going around during 2nd Edition, a la Animaniacs:

"Gee, Manshoon, what are we going to do tonight?"

"The same thing we do every night, Fzoul: try to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!"






But "Are you pondering what I'm pondering, Fzoul?" doesn't seem to work as well.



Isn't that from a cartoon Pinkie and the brain??

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Raelan

This reminds me of the old joke that was going around during 2nd Edition, a la Animaniacs:

"Gee, Manshoon, what are we going to do tonight?"

"The same thing we do every night, Fzoul: try to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!"






But "Are you pondering what I'm pondering, Fzoul?" doesn't seem to work as well.



"I think so, Manshoon, but this time, YOU put the lederhosen on the darkenbeast..."

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quote:
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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Raelan

This reminds me of the old joke that was going around during 2nd Edition, a la Animaniacs:

"Gee, Manshoon, what are we going to do tonight?"

"The same thing we do every night, Fzoul: try to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!"






But "Are you pondering what I'm pondering, Fzoul?" doesn't seem to work as well.



Isn't that from a cartoon Pinkie and the brain??




Pinky and the Brain appeared in the Animaniacs series before getting their own spin-off.

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Raelan

This reminds me of the old joke that was going around during 2nd Edition, a la Animaniacs:

"Gee, Manshoon, what are we going to do tonight?"

"The same thing we do every night, Fzoul: try to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!"






But "Are you pondering what I'm pondering, Fzoul?" doesn't seem to work as well.



"I think so, Manshoon, but this time, YOU put the lederhosen on the darkenbeast..."





But do lederhosen exist in the Realms?

On a similar note, if I ever get to DM, at some point the PCs will be surprised to see the Warner brothers (and the Warner sister Dot) go running by, pursued by Ralph. It'll be just a one-shot thing with no follow-up, but it's something I want to do for the hell of it.

Oh, and I'd of course describe their appearance rather than name them, so only fans of the series would recognize them.

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On a similar note, if I ever get to DM, at some point the PCs will be surprised to see the Warner brothers (and the Warner sister Dot) go running by, pursued by Ralph. It'll be just a one-shot thing with no follow-up, but it's something I want to do for the hell of it.

Oh, and I'd of course describe their appearance rather than name them, so only fans of the series would recognize them.
Thanks Wooly... I've got my next Annual April Fool's Day one-shot adventure planned.

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Thank you Sage for that info, I was not having much luck finding Cloak and Dagger.

I think this little exchange stemming from just one of Steven's answers proves that he needs to do another novel!



Wooly, if I needed a DM, you would be welcome to pull stunts like that!

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Even if they did not originate there.

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Thank you Sage for that info, I was not having much luck finding Cloak and Dagger.


try nobleknight.com or dragonstrove. :)

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