one of my favorite writters wow :)makes a stroy for my favorite character ( from the ones that idint create)
I have read many of the wow books but none of his other work and though them ok. Is it worth my time?
Meh, Knaak. I prefer Christie Golden.I mean, he's okay. I just like Christie Golden better.
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same herechristie golden is reall good
If this book is anywhere near as good as his other works then this book will be a great read. I have read his and Goldens works. They are both very talented writers. I am looking forward to reading this.
I liked his Diablo series of books.
Nice interview, Great writer =)Only books by him i´ve read is the War of the Ancients trilogy, but damn, that was the best books i´ve ever read!
While I'm a fan of anything featuring Night Elves and druids, there were some issues that made Stormrage somewhat less than enjoyable for me.One major problem was its pace. The conflict was established quickly, and got going pretty early on. Action in a story isn't a bad thing and Stormrage's pace was cool at first, but the action kept up for almost the entire book, and I started getting burned out about halfway through. The non-stop action also seemed to reduce other important aspects of storytelling, exposition was handled on the fly, and things never seemed to slow down enough for any meaningful character moments or development. I'm always up for a good action story, but I was also hoping to see cool moments with characters I cared about, or gain some more insight into the culture of my favorite Warcraft race, but apart form a couple brief druid meetings and a few offhand remarks, there was very little of that. Without those elements as a backdrop, the story lacked some "color" for me.********************Spoiler warning here*****************The other major problem with the novel was its plot devices. The overall conflict of the novel was an interesting concept, but the way it played out seemed incredibly overdone. The good guys moved against the bad guy, who anticipated their plan and used it for his own purposes. The good guys recover and try again, once more playing into the enemy's hands. Rinse, repeat, etc etc. The characters fought a dragon, moved on, fought another dragon, teleported, fought nightmare apparitions, took a portal, fought another dragon, teleported again, had another fight, flew somewhere else, fought, ported, fought, hearthed, fought, flew, fought, ad nauseam. All the fast-travel devices in the book made the story lack focus, and made it less believable for me.The biggest plot problem to me was how the conflict was resolved. All through the book, the characters spent so much effort on ventures that seemed to have little to no positive impact on the struggle. Malfurion was freed from the Dream, but the bad guy wanted that to happen. Ysera was captured, and since she was vital to the fight against the Nightmare, the good guys went to great lengths freeing her, only to have her pass out in exhaustion, leaving them back at square one. Only after every long, complex attempt at defeating the enemy had failed to improve the situation did the real solution emerge: Malfurion simply needed to get psyched up enough to defeat the Nightmare with his own druid powers. I was left wondering what the point of all the battles, all the rescue attempts, all the last-ditch hail-marys were, when all Malfurion had to do from the start was to buck up, get in tune with nature, and mentally kick the Nightmare out of town.To top it all off, the book ended with Malfurion and Tyrande getting married. Yep, apparently these two have just been boyfriend/girlfriend for the last 10,000 years. While the ceremony itself was a very nice moment, and was enjoyable in that sense, the sheer absurdity of the idea that these two are only just now tying the knot really pulled me out of the story. In addition, this is the first mention (as far as I know) of any type of Kaldorei marital relationship, but the book failed to provide any real details on how it worked, what it entailed, and so on. The wedding ceremony in the book was obviously an unorthodox example, and as a lore fan, I was disappointed.********************Spoiler warning ends*****************In some respects, Stormrage was an interesting read, mostly due to my investment in the Night Elves and the druids, and it provided some long-awaited answers, as well as opened up areas for future stories. The action scenes, while repetitive, were entertaining, and the descriptions of the Nightmare were quite well done. However, it's pacing made it more exhausting than anything, while the shallow character presentation and hard to swallow plot devices really detracted from what I think the novel could have been.
favorite authoress Agatha Christie....is hard for me to find a better one :P