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Timeless

A Drizzt Novel
Written by: R. A. Salvatore
Narrated by: Victor Bevine
Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
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At long last, New York Times best-selling author R. A. Salvatore returns with one of fantasy's most beloved and enduring icons, the dark elf Drizzt Do'Urden, in an all-new trilogy full of swordplay, danger, and imaginative thrills.

Centuries ago, in the city of Menzoberranzan, the City of Spiders, the City of Drow, nestled deep in the unmerciful Underdark of Toril, a young weapon master earned a reputation far above his station or that of his poor house.

Zaknafein.

The greater nobles watched him, and one powerful Matron - Malice - decided to take him as her own. She connived with rival houses to secure her prize, but it was ultimately the roguish Jarlaxle who caught him.

Thus sparked the birth of two key moments in Menzoberranzan: the coupling of a noble and weapon master that would produce Drizzt Do’Urden...and the friendship between Zaknafein and Jarlaxle.

R. A. Salvatore reveals the Underdark anew through the eyes of of this unlikely pair - offering a fresh take on the intrigue and opportunities to be found in the shadows, and providing a fascinating prelude to the journeys that have shaped the modern-day Forgotten Realms. There, a Zaknafein and Drizzt are joined together in a series of trials that parallel those of centuries long past, even though their paths no longer seem to be aligned. 

How will a father, so long constrained by the vicious and conservative world of the drow, be able to reconcile his ingrained prejudices with the world and companions of his enlightened son?

The answer lies in their desire for peace over chaos. And as long as the scourge of the goddess Lolth’s ambitions still remain, both are determined to keep her dark will at bay. But the spider queen is powerful, and now demons have been unleashed on the unwitting denizens of the surface world. United in purpose - and through their mutual friendship with Jarlaxle - Zaknefein and Drizzt will need to put aside their differences in order to keep the ones they love safe.

©2018 Wizards of the Coast, LLC (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

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decent

It's well written and a good continuation of the story. It is more adult than the previous books. However I do wish that it wasn't another drow plot, and given the previous material Zac's overt racism seems out of character.

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i love the author

but I found this story slow and dull as well I did not enjoy the voice actor

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  • Jamie
  • 2018-09-05

A New Era

A wonderful ride and a great beginning of a new era in the Forgotten Realms. R.A. Salvatore brings his action-packed style to a story of reconciliation and a new adventure. Laugh, cheer and cry for our favorite heroes.

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  • Robert Miles
  • 2018-09-04

Another Amazing book!

Just cant put one of these books down, they are written so well and keep you at the edge of your seat the whole time. AMAZING JOB SIR!

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  • jmompuzz
  • 2018-09-06

excellent

A perfect continuation of the Drizzt story and a little more to boot. Expertly narrated by the Incredible Victor Bevine.

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  • J. Griff Griffin
  • 2018-09-06

Is still dazzling us with Drizzt. . .

When I didn't think that R.A. Salvatore could take Drizzt Do'Urden & his allies' story any further! He had me on the edge of my seat several times trying to guess where this story was going to go. It will be a long year of waiting till the next book in the series is released.

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  • raymond
  • 2018-09-07

oh my God fantastic!!

just another fantastic book from the great R A Salvatore another fantastic performance from Victor bevine.

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  • Steven
  • 2018-09-14

love Victor Bevine and Drizzt

loved this book, but it was way to short. can't wait for the next one.

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  • Robert Jones
  • 2018-09-05

Great return of a legend

Won’t give any spoilers but I really enjoyed this book. I know R. A. Salvatore ended Hero as a ending to the series, since WoTC wasn’t going to do any more books. But the changes he made really set up a great story and now I’ve got to wait for the next one(s) to complete the story.

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  • xTheCanadian
  • 2018-09-05

Great story!

I have been reading the Drizzt series of novels since I was a teen and slowly collecting the audiobooks over the past couple years. As a fan of the character Jarlaxle I was very happy with this book and the narrator does a wonderful job bringing the story to life for me.

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  • marlon
  • 2018-09-05

Never disappoints..

Amazing as always. Written in style, with characters we hate and love. Now, everything in the world is great again.

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  • Stephen
  • 2018-09-06

always amazing

I'm interracially married and this one hit home. Great story love to see so many enemies become friends and vs versa. cant wait to see how this continues!
Add this one to your drizzt collection.

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