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Dragons of a Fallen Sun
Main character Tasselhoff Burrfoot travels forward through time to find the future greatly altered. He travels through different cities to find the answer of how to change this new future. He encounters dragons and humans on his journey. His companions are young humans who are coming of age and the story diverts into plots of these young humans coming of age in taking over their kingdoms. The story ends with no resolution but with a continuation offered ...
Dragons of a Lost Star
Tasselhoff Burrfoot tries to save the future of his fantasy world by defending the future world against dragons. While he defends the future from the dragons he flees dark knights who wish to use a magical device that he has in his position to take over the world. He thwarts their efforts, saves his friends from execution and prepares for a war against the dragons that now rule the planet. Though he is a thief he shows unquestionable courage and loyalty ...
Dragons of a Vanished Moon
The final conclusion to the trilogy of the war of the souls comes to a shocking conclusion. The kender, Tasselhoff Burrfoot, finds the past and inadvertenly alerts the gods to where the world is located since the world was stolen by Queen Tahkasis. The Good Dragons are freed from their imprisonment and they aid the humans in recapturing the city Sanction from dark nights. The evil queen fails in her attempts to take over the world and perishes in the pro...
Dragons of Autumn Twilight - Dragonlance Chronicles 1
This is the first novel of the Dragonlance series. It tells the story of the meeting of the companions who are about to embark on an adventure to save the world. Dragons have come to life on Krynn and are trying to take over the planet for the dark queen Tahkasis. The companions set out to stop this goddess in their path and in the process united the different races of the world of Krynn. Elf, dwarf, human warrior, human mage, human knight and kender all...

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Dragons of Spring Dawning - Dragonlance Chronicles 3
This is the chilling conclusion in the Dragonlance Trilogy. The companions embark to finally defeat the Goddess Tahakasis and redeem the planet Krynn for the races that inhabit the planet. Together the companions each play an intricate part in stopping the dragons and the goddess from taking over the planet. Metaphorically the companions represent a unification of the races of Krynn working together to rid the world of evil. ...
Dragons of Winter Night - Dragonlance Chronicles 2
A group of friends set out to battle against dragons and save their planet against Queen Tahkasis. Tahkasis intends to take over the world but the band of heros work against her with the help of the good god Paladine on their side. Warrior Caramon rises up and stands out amongst his companions in fighting ferocious battles against the dragons although the narrative gives all the companions credit for taking on the forces of darkness. ...
Test of the Twins - Dragonlance Legends 3
This is the third book in the DragonLance: Legends trilogy. Caramon and Tas try to return home, but they overshoot their home and end up in the future. They learn exactly what happens after Raistlin successfully defeats Takhisis. Just before their world comes to an end, Astinius, he who always remained neutral and never interceded, takes an action for the first time. He gives his final book to Caramon and Tas and lets them take it backward in time to sho...
The Soulforge
The early life of protagonist Raistlin Majere is outlined in the novel to show his coming of age and his development into a great mage. The novel is set during Raistlin's youth and shows his familial life in disarray after the death of his mother. There is a continual rivalry between him and his brother though his brother is abscent in knowledging this rivalry. Raistlin leaves behind youth to become a great mage and in the process becomes a man. He defea...
Time of the Twins - Dragonlance Legends 1
This book is the first in the trilogy that follows DragonLance: Chronicles, Time of the Twins follows the story of the twins, Raistlin and Carmon, and the kender, Tasselhoff Burrfoot. Raistlin plans to challenge Takhisis—the Queen of Darkness. In order to gain needed power, he travels back in time to learn from the most powerful mage in all of history—Fistandantilus. It is the time of the Kingpriest, a man legendary for his goodness—but also for calli...
War of the Twins - Dragonlance Legends 2
This book is the second in the DragonLance: Legends trilogy. It takes us from when Raistlin, Caramon, and Crysania arrive in the Tower of High Sorcery at Panthalas until Raistlin and Crysania enter the portal to challenge Takhisis, the Queen of Darkness. Nothing is ever easy for these characters, and they find the portal is missing and they must trek across the land to find it. Along the way, they pick up an army and begin to lead them in the Dwarfgate W...