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Rolindin
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Posted - 29 Jan 2007 :  07:55:05  Show Profile  Visit Rolindin's Homepage Send Rolindin a Private Message
Another question that crossed my mind about Corymr is about the elf holes.
Mr greenwood, since Vanderghast knows about there weakness , did he try to improve them so that it would be harded to access them. Or has Caladnei taken advice from Vanderghast and help improve them.

What would Queen Alusair view on the elf holes be, would she have knowledge of where every elf hole is: or does Queen Alusair leave this to Caladnei?

By the way I did enjoy the elf hole stories and all the information held with in them.

Edited by - Rolindin on 29 Jan 2007 08:06:35
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Kaladorm
Master of Realmslore

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Posted - 29 Jan 2007 :  08:29:14  Show Profile  Visit Kaladorm's Homepage Send Kaladorm a Private Message
I like Launsarra already
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Jhiroth
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Posted - 29 Jan 2007 :  19:39:54  Show Profile  Visit Jhiroth's Homepage  Send Jhiroth an AOL message Send Jhiroth a Private Message
Hello, and a heartfelt thank you to Mr. Greenwood for the joy his novels/work have brought me over the years. Now, onto my question.

Much has been made recently of the phaerimm, and their history and abilities. My question is this - Can a phaerimm become a lich? Have any phaerimm become unliving?

Thanks in advance for everything!
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The Hooded One
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Posted - 29 Jan 2007 :  23:05:56  Show Profile  Visit The Hooded One's Homepage Send The Hooded One a Private Message
Yes, they can, Jhiroth, and yes, at least four have. We Knights encountered them once, with Ed as DM in the "home" Realms campaign. So far as I know, Ed (who created archliches, dracoliches, and illithiliches [Alhoon], among others), has never published stats or details anywhere. I believe they are part of an NDA for a now-stalled project; sorry.
love,
THO
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Garen Thal
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Posted - 30 Jan 2007 :  05:34:15  Show Profile  Visit Garen Thal's Homepage Send Garen Thal a Private Message
At the fear of tramelling Ed's crops Cormyrean, I'll again pipe in and try and gather some stray queries that have popped up. I may be wrong--it does happen, after all--so consider these my opinions until Ed confirms or destroys my makings-up.

MaxKaladin asks: "Is this [age 12 for males and puberty or 13 for females, whichever comes later] the legal age of majority in Cormyr? Does this imply that someone who lost his or her parents at that age would be expected to survive on their own rather than winding up with a legal guardian or sent to live in an orphanage or something like that? How does this work if they decide to take up some dangerous occupation like signing on as a sailor, joinig the army or the obvious example of adventuring?"

No, it's not the legal age of majority, but it is old enough for a child to be apprenticed in a trade, and to be held accountable for agreements made and wrongdoings committed--particularly in the absence of a parent or guardian.

The legal age of majority in Cormyr, to rule in one's own right (without contest or insistence on a regency), enter into contracts, submit oneself for military or other extended service to the Crown, and the like is, from all evidence in Realmslore--including the "After the Dragon" article--seventeen years of age.

A child between the two above ages is the responsibility of his parents or other close-related kin (if surviving), and can't be abandoned, starved, or turned out without means, but if there are no relatives, the child may choose to become employed at an inn or other place of business, join a noble household, apprentice himself to a tradesman or guild, and otherwise enter into agreements necessary for his survival. He can't, however, enter into certain contracts or agreements, and certainly cannot take up the sword as a Purple Dragon. [Note, however, that in direst of circumstances, male children of this tender age would likely be expected to fight, if only to allow for women and younger children to escape. While not men, they'd be the "able bodied males" required to defend the kingdom when darkest days descend and all seems lost.]

Markustay and Rolindin, while Vangey was certainly surprised--or at least annoyed--that the Blackstaff was able to penetrate royal wards and pass unhindered, I doubt very much that Old Thunderspells was at all surprised that either of the "big two" (El and Blackstaff) would behave in such a manner. No one knows better than Vangerdahast how much power, no matter how loyal it seems, needs to be watched, or how simply a fortress like Faerlthann's Keep could become a tyrant's haven if its wards were truly impenetrable. The Mages Royal have thankfully all been loyal, faithful servants of the Crown, but have all been that way by choice. It is far too pressing a necessity to guard against a corrupted Royal Magician--and thus prevent an Athalantar or other magical tyranny--for the Harpers or their masters to ignore Cormyr or leave its wards untested.

The Harpers watch Cormyr closely, not merely to keep the Realm safe from traitors and interlopers, but to protect its people from the depradations of its rulers both crowned and magical. A pathway into the halls of Cormyrean power is both a boon for influence and a grim necessity should the worst occur, and the Forest Kingdom be visited by evil on its throne or whispered in a royal ear...
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Tormtar
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Posted - 30 Jan 2007 :  09:39:45  Show Profile  Visit Tormtar's Homepage Send Tormtar a Private Message
Just a quick thank you to Ed and THO for the recent reply regarding education in the Realms. One of my group's character's is now thinking of setting up a university in the Dales (probably in Deepingdale to link in with the Leave of Learning) which should generate some interesting roleplaying possibilities! Again, thanks for bringing us these little (or not so little) details of Realms life.
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Rolindin
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Posted - 30 Jan 2007 :  11:48:03  Show Profile  Visit Rolindin's Homepage Send Rolindin a Private Message
Garen Thal I too think that Vanderghast would supect how much power his former teacher would have, and that Vanderghast would not be suprised by Black staff visting the castle unenouced.
Vanderghast might be trying to figure out how the two could do such a thing though.

A good question that came up on the Fr threads is in the future say 400 to 500 years: what changes do you think the realms will have.
Would some of the older sages like to comit on this, and say in 400 to 500 years how will Corymr be changed.
I think that if the kingdom is still around in 400 to 500 years that the kingdom will have grown and encompous more areas.
The kingdom of Corymer will figure out how the Shavdor caused Triventon to become part shadow and be able to fix the city.
If the Kingdom of Corymr does not lose a war to Thay, witch might happen. A war with Thay and some things will change for the kingdom.
Who really knows what will happen, but at least one can speclate on the future of Corymr in 400 to 500 years.
What say the older sages on this thread about the future of Corymer, and what does Mr Greenwood think the changes could be to Corymer in 400 to 500 years.
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createvmind
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Posted - 30 Jan 2007 :  23:08:11  Show Profile  Visit createvmind's Homepage Send createvmind a Private Message
If Chosen can surprise each other and be surprised I'm pretty sure they can pull a number of tricks on Vangy at leisure.
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Jamallo Kreen
Master of Realmslore

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Posted - 31 Jan 2007 :  19:42:14  Show Profile  Visit Jamallo Kreen's Homepage Send Jamallo Kreen a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by The Hooded One

My, it's gone all quiet, all of a sudden . . .

(snip)

Ed replies:

(snip)

Much common knowledge is built up locally from gossip, rants and facts in chapbooks, and from talking with peddlers and caravans stopping in town overnight; minstrels and caravan workers make many coins carrying or delivering messages, and telling “the news” (sometimes colorful invented stories). That’s why caravans are so socially important in waystop settlements like Shadowdale.

(snip)




Quiet, M'Lady? I'll change that!

Reading Blackstaff, I saw Steven's use of the word "incunabula," whose meaning I know, but whose application in Faerun I question. Just how long has printing been around in Faerun? Is there a prejudice against printed books (as opposed to hand-scribed books)? Do some parents now try to keep their children ignorant of the art of reading lest they waste their time reading scurrilous chapbooks and other questionable materials which are now available to anyone with a few coins? On the other hand, do some parents (or heads of households, at least) actively seek out "pious" literature and insist that their household members read nothing but morally edifying books and pamphlets?

Which spawns the question: what are the better-known works of printed piety, and, conversely, what are the more notorious books of religious parody (or outright pornography), which hide behind a pious title (maybe with "uplifting" woodcuts on the cover and title page, too, just to throw Pa off'n the scent of sulfur)?





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Uzzy
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Posted - 31 Jan 2007 :  22:58:38  Show Profile  Visit Uzzy's Homepage Send Uzzy a Private Message
Hello again Ed!

I'm currently reading Crown of Fire (and enjoying it thoroughly), and have a few questions about the Zhentarim wizard Gathlarue and her apprentices, Mairara and Tespril. I was wondering firstly if there was more you could tell us about them and the relationship between them all, which seemed to be rather close. Secondly, Gathlarue mentions that 'no woman, it seemed, rose high in the robed ranks of the Zhentarim' and that she needed to appear as a man around the other wizards. Ashemmi in Spellfire was similar mentioned as a 'him'. Is there any historical reason why women could not rise highly in the ranks of the Zhentarim in the time of Manshoon, or just cultural bias and has such changed, or are Syculla Darkhope and Ashemmi the exception to the rule?

Thanks once again for your replies and excellent novels.
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Rinonalyrna Fathomlin
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Posted - 01 Feb 2007 :  00:29:49  Show Profile  Visit Rinonalyrna Fathomlin's Homepage Send Rinonalyrna Fathomlin a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Jamallo Kreen
Do some parents now try to keep their children ignorant of the art of reading lest they waste their time reading scurrilous chapbooks and other questionable materials which are now available to anyone with a few coins? On the other hand, do some parents (or heads of households, at least) actively seek out "pious" literature and insist that their household members read nothing but morally edifying books and pamphlets?


I'm not Ed, or the Hooded One, but that sounds waaaaaay more Victorian than the Realms I know.

Not that some families wouldn't be like that, but I would doubt that such stringent moralism is culture-wide or common in most Realms (never mind that not all religions are equally concerned with morality, and not all religions that are concerned with such have the same set of morals).

"Instead of asking why we sleep, it might make sense to ask why we wake. Perchance we live to dream. From that perspective, the sea of troubles we navigate in the workaday world might be the price we pay for admission to another night in the world of dreams."
--Richard Greene (letter to Time)

Edited by - Rinonalyrna Fathomlin on 01 Feb 2007 00:36:09
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The Hooded One
Lady Herald of Realmslore

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Posted - 01 Feb 2007 :  14:51:04  Show Profile  Visit The Hooded One's Homepage Send The Hooded One a Private Message
Quite correct, Rinonalyrna! Individual instances of in-family censorship can and do occur, but in general (polytheistic setting) "pious" literature has little dominance beyond "look up the handy code" chapbooks, and folk in the Realms value learning (and basic math skills) highly for their children.
As it happens, the Realmslore answer I bear this time is to an earlier query by Jamallo Kreen. Ed says he will certainly continue to slip in “fashion and costume tidbits” whenever he can, in future published Realmslore.
Also, though he promises a proper future answer to your query about information-gathering groups, he did send this:



I have largely avoided publishing lore about those who seek knowledge for its own sake, for three reasons:
1. This is perfect “DM’s special” territory; that is, to work best within a given campaign, such elements should be created by the DM and tailored to match current PC locations, power levels, and specific activities. So as to bring PCs in contact with such individuals but to avoid the “run to Elminster’s Tower and ask Lhaeo this, that, and the other, for the third time today” problem. (Allowing lazy players to avoid sending their characters on adventures to learn information, rather than just going to handy NPCs.)
2. Two years ago, when I completed the overall design for Castlemourn, such seekers after knowledge became a vital part of the nature of that setting. I did NOT want Castlemourn to just be a copy of the Realms, so I turned away from that topic in the ongoing detailing of the Realms.
3. This one’s NDA, big time!



So there you have it. A non-answer, of sorts, from Ed.
love,
THO
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The Hooded One
Lady Herald of Realmslore

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Posted - 01 Feb 2007 :  14:56:01  Show Profile  Visit The Hooded One's Homepage Send The Hooded One a Private Message
Stop the Keep quills! This just in!
I have received wholehearted confirmation from Ed for Garen Thal's reply, posted above, re. matters Cormyrean. In the words of Ed: "Consider it as definitive as if it came from my pen."
So there you have it.
Love to all,
THO
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Jamallo Kreen
Master of Realmslore

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Posted - 01 Feb 2007 :  21:49:56  Show Profile  Visit Jamallo Kreen's Homepage Send Jamallo Kreen a Private Message
Well met, all.

I hope that Ed will address my other queries (regarding when printing was introduced into Faerun and the opinion folk -- "scholars," at least -- have of printed books versus hand-scribed ones).

Alas for pietistic literature, though! I suppose I shall have to concoct some of my own: I can see it now, a stall crammed with works such as, "The Imitation of Ilmater," "A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Paladinhood," and "Cyricists in the Hands of an Angry Kelemvor," (or maybe, "Velsharoonists in the Hands of an Angry Jergal" ... just wait for that Age of Worms, you undead-creating rotters!).



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The Hooded One
Lady Herald of Realmslore

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Posted - 02 Feb 2007 :  03:32:21  Show Profile  Visit The Hooded One's Homepage Send The Hooded One a Private Message
Hi again, scribes. This time I bring you the words of Ed to AlorinDawn, re. this: “Hooded One, Since you say The Knights of Myth Drannor are largely retired, I have some question about your home campaign. I'm asking out of curiosity of what you and your fellow players do and hopefully not about canon events with the published characters to avoid being NDAed here =)
Are the Knights just frozen in time in your campaign until you all can meet the next game session, or have the characters gone off to live more domestic lives if they can? If the later where do the respective members call home now?/Cheers”
Ed replies:



Yes, I know you asked THO this one. :}
She thought I should handle it, and tossed it along to me.
Yes, everything is frozen in time between play sessions, these days; chronologically, the “home” campaign is back before the Time of Troubles. As I’ve said before, I think campaigns work best when the DM serves the players, and major parameters are voted on, not dictated by the DM; this was their decision, and I stand by it. Of necessity, the published Realms and “my own” Realms are going to diverge, and this was the common consensus as to how to handle the situation.
Most of the senior Knights are semi-retired: Doust and Islif are married and living back in Cormyr; Semoor Wolftooth (Jelde Asturien) is also back in Cormyr, dwelling at the temple of Lathander in Eveningstar; Florin and Dove are married and have a (now grown) son, and so on. Of the characters created Knights at the end of SWORDS OF EVENINGSTAR, Florin is still actively adventuring and based in Shadowdale; Pennae is dead; Doust, Islif, and Semoor are as retired from adventuring as Faerûn will allow them to be, and certainly retired from the Knights (Doust and Semoor primarily serve the needs of their churches now); and Jhessail is based in Shadowdale, but goes adventuring less and less often (she’s busy tutoring apprentices, and has Illistyl to “go spellslinging” for her).
When I say “based in Shadowdale,” by the way, I should make it clear that although all of the living Knights have rooms given over to them in the Tower of Ashaba, they spend almost all of their time elsewhere (when in the dale, they’re usually in Storm’s farmhouse or Elminster’s Tower), and have actually been establishing hidden homes all over the wooded Dragonreach lands (including taking over several Sembian “country estate retreats” from rich, evil Sembians they’ve relieved of their lives), and searching for a site for a new “home base.”



So saith Ed. Who’s simplifying here of necessity; there are so many subplots, romances, entangled NPCs, and so on in the “home” Realms campaign that it would literally take pages to cover what’s going on.
Come to think of it, as we all age and time increasingly passes, we’re all going to NEED those pages.
love to all,
THO
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Kuje
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Hmmm,

Ed left a few Knights off that list. Most curious.

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Hoondatha
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I had a feeling that Pennae died at some point since I'd never heard of her. Is she one of the two or three Knights that Jhessail mentions as being buried in the Twisted Tower to Shandril in Spellfire? For that matter, who are the others? (and if all this gets explained in the next two Knights books, just tell me. I'll grumble, but I'll wait)

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The Sage
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quote:
Originally posted by Kuje

Hmmm,

Ed left a few Knights off that list. Most curious.

It may be intentional. Perhaps we're set to learn something new regarding the rest...

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Faraer
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Posted - 02 Feb 2007 :  11:47:18  Show Profile  Visit Faraer's Homepage Send Faraer a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Hoondatha

I had a feeling that Pennae died at some point since I'd never heard of her.
For spoiling, see FR7 Hall of Heroes p. 111.
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WalkerNinja
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Ed,

I know that you are supremely busy these days, that you DM your Knights about once a year, and that you all live pretty far apart these days. I wonder, do you ever ponder setting down one of your projects to make room for a reguarly recurring game on a weekly or monthly basis? How tempting is said pondering?

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Hoondatha
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Posted - 03 Feb 2007 :  00:21:23  Show Profile  Visit Hoondatha's Homepage Send Hoondatha a Private Message
Nice catch Faraer. It's been so long since I'd read Hall of Heroes that I'd completely forgotten that one sentence.

Like I said, nice catch.

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Asgetrion
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Posted - 03 Feb 2007 :  00:38:00  Show Profile  Visit Asgetrion's Homepage Send Asgetrion a Private Message
Well met again, most respected Lady Herald and Master Greenwood!

I finally got my copy of the Swords of Eveningstar and I am loving every page of it! Actually, the novel has prompted me to as several questions that (mostly ;) concern religious issues:

1) Do novice priests usually craft their own holy symbols? Doust and Semoor apparently did so, but is this a common practise among the faiths of Faerûn? There is also the reference to Doust having a "blank" disc as a novice, and I was thinking if other faiths have similar customs for junior and senior clergy (i.e. holy symbols lacking certain features to notify your position within the church, and also having some silvered/gilded/jeweled/engraved extra features for senior priests)?

2) Is it possible for a cleric to be "self-educated" (=become a 1st level priest/cleric) on his own, without any official anointment? There is no mention in the novel about Doust or Semoor being "officially" trained by their respective churches. Or are "small/backwoods village" (=places with no major shrines or temples nearby) clerics usually trained by wandering prosetilyzers/clerics who teach them the basics of the faith and how to pray for spells? ("Now that yer basic lessons are over, get ye to the nearest temple and enlist there as a novice. Tell them that Rierdan trained and sent ye. ")

3) Myrkyr of Eveningstar holds the title "Bright Banner" in the novel. Is this a unique title within the Morninglord's faith, or does it exist among other faiths, too? What does this title mean, and are there similar titles among other faiths?

4) Is it possible that the complete 'Haunted Halls of Eveningstar' (as you originally wrote it) would be re-printed in its full (160 pages?) length, now that the novel is out? Ptolus has (hopefully!) shown WoTC that DMs are EAGER to buy giant-sized, detailed campaign settings, and I feel it would be only natural to follow up the Knights novels with appropriate gaming products...

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Kajehase
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quote:
Originally posted by Asgetrion

2) Is it possible for a cleric to be "self-educated" (=become a 1st level priest/cleric) on his own, without any official anointment?


It certainly worked for that Erevis Cale guy (though he's not exactly your average priest of Mask, come to think of it)

And it just as certainly worked for whoever was the first cleric of each god as well.

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Asgetrion
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quote:
Originally posted by Kajehase

quote:
Originally posted by Asgetrion

2) Is it possible for a cleric to be "self-educated" (=become a 1st level priest/cleric) on his own, without any official anointment?


It certainly worked for that Erevis Cale guy (though he's not exactly your average priest of Mask, come to think of it)

And it just as certainly worked for whoever was the first cleric of each god as well.



Ah, you don't think that the gods might have personally trained them?

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The Hooded One
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Posted - 03 Feb 2007 :  15:39:11  Show Profile  Visit The Hooded One's Homepage Send The Hooded One a Private Message
Hi, all. A brief Ed answer this time, to Ergdusch. I originally answered Ergdusch’s question about the chronology of Ed’s short story “Tears So White” from REALMS OF THE ELVES thus: “Ergdusch, the Realms of the Elves short story occurs during Rich Baker's Last Mythal trilogy (it's "where the Knights went" rather than being front and center battling, for the latter half of those books), whereas the "Swords" trilogy Ed's currently writing about the Knights is set decades earlier, starting in the Year of the Spur.”
Ergdusch then replied: “Thanks for the quick answer, THO. However, your answer is somewhat unsatifying as it still leaves the question open to when that trilogy will end? Before or after the short story mentioned above? If you are allowed to talk about such details........ I would like to know.”
Well, I don’t know said “details,” so I passed this on to Ed, who now replies:



Hi, Ergdusch. Except as editors approve of such ‘leaks,’ imparting public information about future products is a no-no. NDAs almost always govern them. EDITORS can talk, mind you, and the tradition has been that once they do, my lips are loosened on the specific topics they have spoken about (many GenCon seminars over the years have featured unofficial verbal games wherein audiences try to get staffers to let slip something of interest). So although I’ve been allowed (by the former head of Publishing at WotC) to say a few things about SWORDS OF DRAGONFIRE, the not-yet-published sequel to SWORDS OF EVENINGSTAR (and I mean a FEW things, such as that it begins immediately after the previous book, the Knights are in it, and the Princess Alusair and Dauntless are both in it). From those fragments, and some less firm hints I’ve dropped here at the Keep (such as Lord Crownsilver’s tale not being over yet), anyone can guess that the book at least begins in Cormyr. Longtime Realms fans know from reading FR7 HALL OF HEROES something of what lies in the Knights’ future. Readers of EVENINGSTAR can guess as to likely content of DRAGONFIRE, just by recalling the unresolved villainous plots and other “loose ends” remaining at the end of EVENINGSTAR.
However, I can’t yet say more about either DRAGONFIRE or the third Knights book. All I can do is hint, so I’ll hint this much: the Knights of Myth Drannor trilogy opens many years before most of the action in The Last Mythal trilogy. The first book didn’t cover all that much passage of time, and I expect that trend to continue.
From that, I’m afraid you must draw your own conclusions.



So saith Ed. Who I know would LOVE to say more.
love to all,
THO
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