By R. A. Salvatore
DRIZZT RETURNS TO THE UNDERDARK!
“After 1 / 4 of a century, R.A. Salvatore simply retains recuperating and higher, and The partners is one other masterful step forward for one of many maximum myth epics of all time.”
—Philip Athans, best-selling writer of Annihilation and Writing Monsters
The pall that had descended over the North is long gone, and a brand new day has dawned on a positive Mithral corridor, yet irrespective of how vivid issues appear at the floor, Drizzt and his partners comprehend that what lurks just below their ft continues to be steeped in evil and charged with unbelievable power.
The darkish elves of Menzoberranzan, together with the strong Archmage Gromph, aren’t performed with Drizzt but. And ate up through their very own strength struggles, feeling sponsored right into a nook, the drow may be determined adequate to name on demonic forces from the inner most reaches of the Abyss, and unharness a catastrophe even the Underdark may by no means have ready for.
Archmage has every little thing Drizzt’s lovers crave: motion, experience, characters that resonate with equivalent measures of warrior spirit and deep compassion, and no scarcity of depraved darkish elves!
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