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Streams of Silver

Legend of Drizzt: Icewind Dale Trilogy, Book 2
Written by: R. A. Salvatore
Narrated by: Victor Bevine
Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
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Publisher's Summary

The epic tale of everyone's favorite dark elf, Drizzt Do'Urden, reaches new heights!

Drizzt Do'Urden struggles with his own inner voices, voices that call him back to the pitiless depths of the Underdark. But louder still are the voices of his newfound friends, and the dream that drives Bruenor Battlehammer on to reclaim Mithral Hall. Time and again they're told to turn back, that some dreams can never be fulfilled, but on they fight - together.

©1989 TSR, Inc., c. 2005 Wizards of the Coast, Inc. (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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Well thought out and Well narrated. Really loving this series, and anticipating the next book!

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  • F3EN
  • 2014-02-06

Forever Friends

Where does Streams of Silver rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Great listen.

What does Victor Bevine bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

V.B. always does a great job bringing the books to life.

Any additional comments?

Always a good listen. Love every story so far. Looking forward to listening to the rest.
Once again, check Drizzt out if you have not already.

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  • JD Davis
  • 2015-12-12

New Discoveries

This is the second series that I've gotten into and I'm not disappointed. The adventures is fantastic. A great listen. Well written and well performed.

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  • jtj
  • 2016-07-01

Narrator's Pronunciations are Bizarre

I'm listening to this series again after reading the books years ago. Overall, the narrator is wonderful, but there is one thing that makes the vein in my temple throb every time I hear it.

The pronunciation of ravine is a soft A with the I pronounced as a hard E (rəˈvēn). Nowhere, in no dictionary, is it pronounced ravin with a soft I (or like one of the Foresaken in Wheel of Time, for those familiar). This isn't an uncommon English word, so how did it get past both the editors and producers, even if the narrator doesn't know how to pronounce it?!?

Once I get over that bucket of cold water to the face each time I hear it, I can get back into the narrative, but it always jolts me out of the story for a few minutes.

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  • Jason Quiett
  • 2015-04-21

I love this story, but...

I love this story, but the narrator pronounces some words in such a way as to make me feel like I just heard nails on a chalkboard (lived for instance). Fortunately these words are few and far between. He does alter his voice slightly for different characters so that is good.

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  • Tim
  • 2016-11-05

Fun and interesting follow up.

I like this story more than I liked "The Crystal Shard". Good interplay between the characters. Good questing and discovery. Good conflicts between the main powers and interests.

The performance is good and enjoyable.

Some characters are less interesting than others. Only a few characters seem to have real depth. Other characters seem a bit forced in their loyalties and emotions. Some choices seem out of character and there are foreseeable oversights that weaken the organic nature and believability of the story progression. Takes a bit from the immersion factor.

Overall an enjoyable book, despite flaws. Definitely some gems to enjoy and capture the imagination.

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  • Josh
  • 2016-03-07

Streams of Gold

As always the narrator did an excellent job. I enjoyed this book more than I enjoyed the Crystal Shard. Unlike the first book the tempo in Streams of Silver is more balanced with more interesting dialogue between characters and the battles more descriptive and in a way more flexible. If Salvatore wrote this book immediately after the Crystal Shard he improved dramatically in his writing style.

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  • Becky
  • 2019-04-20

love. these stories

can't wait for more credits need the rest of these! can't stop listening to them

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-04-05

impecible work as always.

I love Victor Bevine and R A Salvador. once again. a fantastic listen. I highly recommend it to people who love dnd and adventure.

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  • Eduardo Vancsek
  • 2019-03-28

fantastic

It's a MUST READ for all fantasy and forgotten realms lovers! Twists that mindblow us

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  • Justin Credible
  • 2019-03-27

amazing story!

i loved it! I may be biased because of how much i play D&D but i found this to be a great story! A word of advice: don't finish the last chapter without buying the next book.