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Dragon Weather (Obsidian Chronicles, Bk 1)
Dragon Weather - Obsidian Chronicles, Bk 1
Author: Lawrence Watt-Evans
Arlian had never left his home village in the Obsidian Mountains. The green hills, white peaks, and black glass were all he had ever known of life, and though he dreamed of travel and adventure, he knew deep in his heart that he would probably never leave. — Until the dragon weather came. Incredible heat, oppressive humidity, dark and angry cloud...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780812589559
ISBN-10: 0812589556
Publication Date: 12/15/2000
Pages: 560
Rating:
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 41 ratings
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Book Type: Paperback
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reviewed Dragon Weather (Obsidian Chronicles, Bk 1) on + 25 more book reviews
If I were to write up a list of the best series I had ever read, this would be in the top five. (Black Company by Cook, The Damned Trilogy by Foster, Obsidian Chronicles by Watt-Evans, Amber by Zelazny, and Uplift by Brin)

One thing that each of those series has in common is that each author knows how to write a realistic character. Watt-Evans is perhaps the best of them at understanding the way people's minds work. Characters are not paragons of good or evil, but real people who will not always do exactly what you expect them to do.

Each of the authors on that list can also write a fantastic and unique setting. Don't get me wrong, I'll read derivative books and love every page, but reading something new AND well written is always a pleasant surprise.

The setting holds true internally. Don't you hate books where the characters are great, but the world simply wouldn't work? Well this isn't one of them. Watt-Evans thought the laws of this universe through and stuck to them through the entire series.
sumrwind avatar reviewed Dragon Weather (Obsidian Chronicles, Bk 1) on + 135 more book reviews
Really enjoyed this sci fi !!! good against evil and how one child grew to be so honor bound. Fast action read, liked the characters and NOT a wacked out kind of story, kept my attention from page one with actual people I felt a bond with. recommend it.
Pb-Patch avatar reviewed Dragon Weather (Obsidian Chronicles, Bk 1) on + 42 more book reviews
The Count of Monte Cristo with dragons and magic. Lots of fun and well worth the read.


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