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Sea of Swords
Paths of Darkness - Book 4

TSR Code:

WTC21898 (hardcover)
WTC88612 (paperback)
Product Type: Novel
ISBN Number: 0-7869-2645-7 (hardcover)
0-7869-2772-0 (paperback)
Author: R.A. Salvatore
Cover Artist: Todd Lockwood
Release Date: October 2001 (hardcover)
August 2002 (paperback)
Format: Hardcover book (348 pages)
Paperback book)
The text below is taken from a description by WotC on the reverse of the product:

'It is good to be home.
It is good to hear the wind of Icewind Dale, to feel its invigorating bite, like some reminder that i am alive.

The Dark Elf
When the mark of the great warhammer Aegis-fang is found branded on the back of a vicious outlaw, Drizzt can no longer merely hope that Wulfgar is safe. The dark elf and his companions set out to find the barbarians once and for all. As they discover pieces of the puzzle their friend's life has become, Drizzt grows only more determined to locate him.

The Barbarian
As his friends search for him, Wulfgar sails with Captain Deudermont in search of the stolen Aegis-fang, now in the hands of the vile pirate Sheila Kree. But the pirate isn't willing to sit around waiting to be caught. She has other plans.

Drizt, Cattie-brie, Regis, Bruenor, and Wulfgar - The Companions of the Hall - come together for the first time since The Silent Blade in a reunion filled with discovery and adventure.'

Also available in paperback.
Also, in 2004 - The Paths of Darkness Collectors Edition

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By: H. Achtrichtes Date: 17-December-2003
Rating: GoodGoodGood GoodGood


Another classic Salvatore book. This one had many different twists in it, and it kept me guessing as to who the heck Le'lorinel was until near the end. I do think the obsession Le'lorinel has on Drizzt was rather interesting. I always liked the pirate hunting thing Deudermont has going on, and was glad it showed up in this book. That several groups of people are out looking for one warhammer was a little weird, but hey, Aegis-fang is one kick ass warhammer. What annoyed me a bit was Drizzt's total ineptitude handling his hots for Catti-brie. I mean, come on, he's a seventy or something year old elf and he doesn't know when to talk and when to take some action? But I did really like the whole Battle for the Cove and Bruenor's response to seeing Wulfgar again. "Ye ever hit me girl again and I'll be making a fine necklace outta your teeth, boy! Ye want to be callin' yerself me son, and ye don't go hittin' yer sister!" and "And if ye ever lose Aegis-fang again, I'll be buryin' ye afore I go get it back!" So read this book, its worth it!

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