New from New York Times best-selling author, R.A. Salvatore!The Companions moves Salvatores signature hero Drizzt DoUrden into a new era of the Forgotten Realms®. As Drizzts fate hangs in the balance, he reflects on the lives of the trusted allies who stood by his side throughout his early lifethe friends now known as the Companions of the Hall.First novel in a huge, multi-author Forgotten Realms series!The Sundering is a major story event designed to revive the Forgotten Realms. It includes six major hardcover novels, written by the most popular and talented Forgotten Realms authors. Each novel will tell a self-contained story featuring both new and well-loved characters, set against the background of the unfolding events that are reshaping the world.Ties into the Dungeons & Dragons® roleplaying game!The Companions is part of a multi-category portfolio of products that involve fans of D&D® in the events of The Sundering. In addition to reading novels about The Sundering players will be able to take part in related Dungeons & Dragons adventures, like Murder in Baldurs Gate (available August 20, 2013), that tie into the epic events happening in the Forgotten Realms. " The Companions is the best novel [R.A.] Salvatore has ever written. It's insanely courageous, profoundly powerful, masterfully constructed, and easily Salvatore's most ambitious work to date."-Paul Goat Allen, BarnesandNoble.com "After a quarter of a century, R.A. Salvatore just keeps getting better and better, and The Companions is another masterful leap forward for one of the greatest fantasy epics of all time." -Philip Athans, best-selling author of Annihilation and The Haunting of Dragon's Cliff This latest installment in New York Times best-selling author R.A. Salvatore's beloved fantasy saga, The Companions moves Salvatore's signature hero Drizzt into a new era of the Forgotten Realms. As Drizzt's fate hangs in the balance, he reflects on the lives of the trusted allies who stood by his side throughout his early life--the friends now known as the Companions of the Hall. Meanwhile, the first stirrings of the Sundering begin.
Robert A. Salvatore wurde 1959 in Massachusetts geboren, wo er noch heute mit seiner Frau Diane, drei Kindern, einer Katze und einem Hund lebt. Sein erster Roman "Der gesprungene Kristall" machte ihn bekannt und legte den Grundstein für seine weltweit beliebten Zyklen um den Dunkelelfen Drizzt Do Urden. Neben seinen zahlreichen Fantasy-Büchern verfasste er auch den ersten Roman der Star-Wars-Serie "Das Erbe der Jedi-Ritter".