Homeland is a fantasy novel by American writer by R. A. Salvatore, the first book in The Dark Elf . The comics adaption of Homeland, volume 1, received a positive review from George “Homeland: The Legend of Drizzt Book 1”. sfsite. com. THE LEGEND OF DRIZZT. Homeland Dark corridors meander throughout the dark realm in winding courses, connecting became an old and forgotten tale. Alternative view 1 of Forgotten Realms: Homeland (Legend of Drizzt #1) Child of the Northern Spring: Book One of the Guinevere Trilogy.

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I started this series long ago, but put it forgotyen as I wanted to save it for the right occasion. The writing style took me a while to get used to. For a dork who really likes fantasy novels, this story was just too engrossing for me to ever stop reading. Here we get to see how Drizzt grows up and how this dark world shapes the little boy he was into the exceptional young warrior he will become.

Drizzt has been d First read in Reread in January, One of my first fantasy books back in the days when I didn’t know what to read after finishing the last Harry Potter. This book had been on my to-read list homelabd almost two decades before I finally decided to give it a chance. That might explain some things!

Forgotten Realms: The Legend of Drizzt Vol. 1 – Homeland

Raised by his mother and sisters, Drizzt is expected to be like every other Drow and seek to lift his family, and house, ever higher.

Oct 27, Connor rated it really liked it Shelves: View all 7 comments. He does do a good job of bringing these prose characters to life, and the more outlandish characters are particularly rorgotten and executed. Lashing out the only way he can.


Homeland by R.A. Salvatore

Starting with Homeland and proceeding through Exile and Sojourn, this trilogy details the life of Drizzt from birth to just before the events of The Crystal Shard. With the Spider Queen’s unseen and unspoken blessing, a house is said to have the edge in a battle with another force.

But this hmeland the place where he is finally introduced to the truth of his people and discovers that he doesn’t really belong in this bloodthirsty lot. View all 6 comments. I’d love to see a book or two focused solely on Vierna.

That sums him up pretty well in this arc though he no doubt becomes more complex as he has further adventures in future books. Some of the dialogue was a rfalms cheesy, but I think the world building more than made up for that.

They are lost and ever will be. Compassion has no place in Menzoberranzan, and yet it is compassion, not fear, that brings harmony to most races. Drow society is over-the-top evil, bad in every way.

I am looking forward to the next adventure Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To ask other readers questions about Homelandplease sign up. The women have no qualms about demanding respect, and beating or killing off those who hold them back.

Upon hearing Drizzt say that he had no part in the murder of the surface elves, Zaknafein became ecstatic, and nook that Drizzt was indeed his child. I have not read a lot of “Forgotten Realms” novels and did not go into this book with overly high expectations.

Forgotten Realms: The Legend of Drizzt Vol. 1 – Homeland – IGN

And if you were thinking of exploring the rest of The Forgotten Realms, well, Salvatore’s the best you’ve got. Typically if you wanted wizards or dragons, you needed to rent a movie or buy a book.

This book is about his youth and constant struggles for survival. Open Preview See a Problem? Or maybe it’s that George R. View all 3 comments. The book takes the reader into Menzoberranzanthe city of drow that is Drizzt’s homeland. Salvatore is good at delivering what he promises. I can see the potential in Drizat as a character and I’m thinking that we haven’t seen the last of his clan or of a certain deep gnome. As good as the characterization is, I find it somewhat lacking in one regard: Loved Drizzt and Guenhwyvar and looking forward to the next book in this series.


As the first book of The Dark Elf Trilogy, it provides back story to Drizzt who appeared pretty much fully-formed and complete in the novel The Crystal Shard. Key to their endeavors is the favor of their god the Spider Queen. The Gorgon’s Alliance Planescape: To put it simply, drows who are less evil than Sauron, Shai’tan, and Wicked Witch of the East rolled in one simply do not survive for long. But that’s the whole question: Again, I don’t want to spoil it for anyone, but it pays to read Vierna carefully, to see where and why she has resisted Drow society in some ways and succumbed in others.

Nothing burns in your heart like the emptiness of losing something, someone, gook you truly have learned of its value. I’m really interested in where book 2 heads.

While not the first book published in the Forgotten Realms by American author R. To see what reakms friends thought of this book, please sign up. Feb 01, Ashley rated it really liked it Shelves: