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The Halfling's Gem characters ☆ 7 ☆ Regis has fallen into the hands of the assassin Artmis Entreri who is taking him to Calimport to deliver him into the clutches of the vile Pasha Pook But Drizzt and Wulfgar are close on their heels determined to save Regis from his own folly as much as from his powerful enemiesT to deliver him into the clutches of the vile Pasha Pook But Drizzt and Wulfgar are close o. I'll write a full review when I have the time but for now here'sDAVE'S FINAL JUDGMENT THE DEFENSE Salvatore once again proves that he's one of the best at describing action seuences Lightning uick pace and non stop action ensures Salvatore has many opportunities to prove the above claim While Drizzt may be the star of the show Bruenor Wulfgar Regis and especially Cattie Brie are all given their moments to shine Features originality than the previous books of The Icewind Dale Trilogy Artemis constantly reminds us why he's one of the most popular villains in the Forgotten Realms THE PROSECUTION While many interesting things happen the overall story is disappointingly shallow and amounts to little than a 300 page chase seuence THE VERDICT This book has much in common with a really good action movie It doesn't reinvent the genre or challenge you cerebrally Rather it simply takes you on a wild ride and ensures you're enjoying it every step of the way

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Regis has fallen into the hands of the assassin Artmis Entreri who is taking him to Calimpor. I had forgotten how many truly epic moments occur in this book and as I was re reading it I completely understood why younger me was so taken by this seriesTerry Brooks Tolkien RA Salvatore Tad Williams Weis Hickman Raymond Feistthese authors were the cornerstone of my reading as a kid and are responsible for why I am so in love with the fantasy genre to this dayThe Halfling's Gem is without a doubt my favorite out of the Icewind trilogy It's rapid fire awesomeness from start to finish

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The Halfling's GemN their heels determined to save Regis from his own folly as much as from his powerful enemi. For the first time in six books I can see why people like RA Salvatore's Dark Elf series I still don't like them myself but The Halfling's Gem isn't completely without meritI see that the series' greatest appeal must come from the obligatory and breathless battle seuences and those can be kind of entertaining The Halfling's Gem contains the best of the series so far taken in chronological order From Rogues Circle to the Sewers of Calimport to Tarterus to victory Salvatore rolls an utterly ridiculous ball of bloodshed mayhem and so called honour If it sounds like I am unimpressed by Salvatore's display it because I AM unimpressed by his display but that can't change the fact that it is still on some juvenile simplistic good vs evil level fun to readUnfortunately the book is not just an asinine battle that spans 100 pages If it were only the battle I would like it better No Salvatore wastes 200 pages leading us to the battle with of his usual ham fisted attempts at creating depth of character and meaning Once again we are reminded of the dangers of judging a book by its cover And this time Salvatore finally uses those very words Meanwhile Drizzt himself kills evil beings or steals indiscriminately from evil beings in this case a Banshee who provides safety to an entire village of good farmers without ever taking the time to get to know the depth of their souls nor the reasons for their badness Nope He just knows they're evil and that's enough Or then there is Breunor and his disgust with thieves and his thoughts about the chest in Mithral Hall that is reserved for the hands of thieves all the while ignoring the fact that Regis the halfling he has slaughtered countless victims to save is a master thief Breunor apparently has a different standard for non evil races or at least his friends because he completely ignores that Regis is willing to become the new guildmaster of thieves Regis isn't just part of the mob He makes himself the godfather and Breunor doesn't blink an eye These contradictions wouldn't be so bad if the characters actually struggled with them internally These problems these obvious lapses of logic would actually enhance the story if they weren't simply ignored or blithely dismissedBut they are ignored and dismissed without engagement and that weakens Salvatore's work beyond repair His work is at its core some of the most poorly conceived and insidiously propagandist fantasy drivel I have ever readBefore the huge silly battle began I had decided to not read any of these books Six was enough I thought But now I don't know I may need to read them all to fully appreciate how bad Salvatore's series really is Then again if I finally saw why people like the series at Book VI I may actually come to love the series myself when I reach Book XII