The Stolen Throne
The thrilling prequel to Dragon Age: Origins, the hit role-playing video game from award-winning developer BioWare!Dragon Age: The Stolen ThroneAfter his mother, the beloved Rebel Queen, is betrayed and murdered by her own faithless lords, young Maric becomes the leader of a rebel army attempting... show more
The thrilling prequel to Dragon Age: Origins, the hit role-playing video game from award-winning developer BioWare!Dragon Age: The Stolen ThroneAfter his mother, the beloved Rebel Queen, is betrayed and murdered by her own faithless lords, young Maric becomes the leader of a rebel army attempting to free his nation from the control of a foreign tyrant.His countrymen live in fear; his commanders consider him untested; and his only allies are Loghain, a brash young outlaw who saved his life, and Rowan, the beautiful warrior maiden promised to him since birth. Surrounded by spies and traitors, Maric must find a way to not only survive but achieve his ultimate destiny: Ferelden’s freedom and the return of his line to the stolen throne.
Publish date: March 3rd 2009
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Epic Fantasy
, High Fantasy
, Media Tie In
, Sports And Games
, Video Games
Series: Dragon Age (#1)
I honestly didn't have high expectations of The Stolen Throne - the other book I read by the author, Asunder, was on a topic that I found much more interesting, and reading it still felt like a drag. The Stolen Throne was a pleasant surprise though! While it definitely suffered from a bit too much t...
Muuuuuch better than I thought it would be, having read some of Bioware's Mass Effect books. A little slow in places but eh, it was nice to get a good background story on some of the characters. The only thing is, I'm now conflicted over how I feel about Loghain Mac Tir. Meeting this determined, dec...
All right, fine, I admit it: I love this book. I'm not sure why, but I do. Gaider's writing is nice and clear and blunt, but nothing special. The plot isn't anything special, either--very typical fantasy fare. And the addition of a certain elf into their party, when I know everything about Dragon Ag...
This book is proof that someone who can write a great video game does not mean they can write a great novel. I loved the Dragon Age games and was excited to begin reading the books. No...Just no.The writing was awful. There were so many inconsistencies, I was beginning to wonder if it had even been ...
I’ve recently finished two playthroughs of Dragon Age: Origins and in both, my Warden permitted the same fate for Loghain Mac Tir. It was the fate deserving of his crime, but I never could appreciate the reasoning given for that crime as there seemed to be much more to Loghain. Hence my need to read...