The Legend of Drizzt


The Legend of Drizzt is a series of fantasy novels by R. A. Salvatore that began in 1988,[1][2] and consists of 38 books as of August 9, 2022.[citation needed] They are based in the Forgotten Realms setting in the dimension of Abeir-Toril on the continent Faerûn in the popular D&D universe currently published/owned by Wizards of the Coast. It combines the series The Dark Elf Trilogy, The Icewind Dale Trilogy, Legacy of the Drow, Paths of Darkness, The Hunter's Blades Trilogy, and other sets into an abridged compilation. Drizzt Do'Urden is the main character of most of the books.

Main titlesEdit

This series includes re-issues of novels (with new cover art) that had previously been published under different series titles. In this list, they are numbered not in the order of their original publication, but rather in their chronological order in Drizzt's life. The first six novels in this series had never previously been released in a hardcover edition. Note: The Hunter's Blades Trilogy has not been re-issued as part of the Legend of Drizzt series, but later releases have been considered as such.

Series Books Title
The Dark Elf Trilogy 1-3 Homeland;[3] Exile;[4] Sojourn[5]
The Icewind Dale Trilogy 4-6 The Crystal Shard;[6] Streams of Silver;[7] The Halfling's Gem[8]
Legacy of the Drow 7-10 The Legacy;[9] Starless Night;[10] Siege of Darkness;[11] Passage to Dawn[12]
Paths of Darkness 11-13 The Silent Blade;[13] The Spine of the World;[14] Sea of Swords[15]
The Sellswords 14-16 Servant of the Shard; Promise of the Witch King; Road of the Patriarch
The Hunter's Blades Trilogy 17-19 The Thousand Orcs;[16] The Lone Drow;[17] The Two Swords[18]
Transitions 20-22 The Orc King;[19] The Pirate King;[20] The Ghost King[21]
Neverwinter Saga 23-26 Gauntlgrym;[22] Neverwinter;[23] Charon's Claw;[24] The Last Threshold[25]
The Sundering 27 The Companions[26]
Companions Codex 28-30 Night of the Hunter;[27] Rise of the King;[28] Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf[29]
Homecoming 31-33 Archmage;[30] Maestro;[31] Hero [32]
Generations 34-36 Timeless[33]; Boundless[34]; Relentless[35]
The Way of the Drow 37-39 Starlight Enclave;[36] Glacier's Edge[37]

Short storiesEdit

Also released was a set of classic short stories that expanded the character's legacy, in an anthology titled The Collected Stories: The Legend of Drizzt.[38] It includes the following short stories:

  • "The First Notch"
  • "Dark Mirror"
  • "The Third Level"
  • "Guenhwyvar"
  • "That Curious Sword"
  • "Wickless in the Nether"
  • "The Dowery"
  • "Comrades at Odds"
  • "If They Ever Happened Upon My Lair"
  • "Bones and Stones"
  • "Iruladoon"
  • "To Legend He Goes"

Furthermore, several portions of the entire series have been reprinted in boxed sets:

  • The Legend of Drizzt Boxed Set, Books I-III (containing Homeland, Exile, and Sojourn)[39]
  • The Legend of Drizzt Boxed Set, Books IV-VI (containing The Crystal Shard, Streams of Silver, and The Halfling's Gem)[40]
  • The Legend of Drizzt Boxed Set, Books VII-X (containing The Legacy, Starless Night, Siege of Darkness, and Passage to Dawn)[41]
  • The Legend of Drizzt Boxed Set, Books XI-XIII (containing The Silent Blade, The Spine of the World, and The Sea of Swords)[42]
  • The Hunter's Blades Trilogy (containing Books XIV-XVI: The Thousand Orcs, The Lone Drow, and The Two Swords)[43]
  • Transitions (containing Books XVII-XIX: The Orc King, The Pirate King, and The Ghost King)[44]

Portions of the entire series have been reprinted in single-book collector's edition:

  • The Legend of Drizzt Collector's Edition, Book I (containing Homeland, Exile, and Sojourn)[45]
  • The Legend of Drizzt Collector's Edition, Book II (containing The Crystal Shard, Streams of Silver, and The Halfling's Gem)[46]
  • The Legend of Drizzt Collector's Edition, Book III (containing The Legacy, Starless Night, Siege of Darkness, and Passage to Dawn)[47]
  • The Legend of Drizzt Collector's Edition, Book IV (containing The Silent Blade, The Spine of the World, and The Sea of Swords)[48]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wilson, Jason (12 Dec 2019). "Dark Alliance is a new D&D action-RPG starring Drizzt Do'Urden and the Companions of the Hall". Venture Beat. Retrieved 2 August 2020.
  2. ^ "The Legend of Drizzt Series". Good Reads. Retrieved 1 August 2020.
  3. ^ The Dark Elf Trilogy #1; hardcover, March 2004, ISBN 978-0-7869-3123-1; paperback, December 2005, ISBN 978-0-7869-3953-4; audio book, 26. March 2013. 936 pg.
  4. ^ The Dark Elf Trilogy #2; hardcover, June 2004, ISBN 978-0-7869-3126-2; paperback, March 2006, ISBN 978-0-7869-3983-1; audio book, 9. April 2013
  5. ^ The Dark Elf Trilogy #3; hardcover, December 2004, ISBN 978-0-7869-3081-4; paperback, June 2006, ISBN 978-0-7869-4007-3; audio book, 29. April 2013
  6. ^ The Icewind Dale Trilogy #1; hardcover, March 2005, ISBN 978-0-7869-3613-7; paperback, January 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4246-6; audio book, 5. May 2013
  7. ^ The Icewind Dale Trilogy #2; hardcover, July 2005, ISBN 978-0-7869-3762-2; paperback, May 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4265-7; audio book, 21. May 2013
  8. ^ The Icewind Dale Trilogy #3; hardcover, November 2005, ISBN 978-0-7869-3825-4; paperback, August 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4289-3; audio book, 4. June 2013
  9. ^ Legacy of the Drow #1; hardcover, April 2006, ISBN 978-0-7869-3984-8; paperback, April 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4859-8; audio book, 15. October 2013
  10. ^ Legacy of the Drow #2; hardcover, July 2006, ISBN 978-0-7869-4023-3; paperback, May 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4861-1; audio book, 15. October 2013
  11. ^ Legacy of the Drow #3; hardcover, November 2006, ISBN 978-0-7869-4021-9; paperback, June 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4869-7; audio book, 15. October 2013
  12. ^ Legacy of the Drow #4; hardcover, March 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4257-2, paperback, August 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4911-3; audio book, 15. October 2013
  13. ^ Paths of Darkness #1; hardcover, June 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4336-4, paperback, February 2009, ISBN 978-0-7869-5054-6; audio book, 7. January 2014
  14. ^ Paths of Darkness #2; hardcover, November 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4341-8, paperback, April 2009, ISBN 978-0-7869-5107-9; audio book, 7. January 2014
  15. ^ Paths of Darkness #3; hardcover, March 2008, ISBN 0-7869-4787-X; paperback, June 2009; ISBN 978-0-7869-5121-5; audio book, 7. January 2014
  16. ^ The Hunter's Blades Trilogy #1; hardcover, October 2002, ISBN 0-7869-2804-2; paperback, July 2003, ISBN 0-7869-2980-4
  17. ^ The Hunter's Blades Trilogy #2; hardcover, October 2003, ISBN 0-7869-3012-8; paperback, January 2004, ISBN 0-7869-3228-7
  18. ^ The Hunter's Blades Trilogy #3; hardcover, October 2004, ISBN 0-7869-3360-7; paperback, September 2005, ISBN 0-7869-3790-4
  19. ^ Transitions #1; hardcover, October 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4340-1; paperback, July 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-5046-1
  20. ^ Transitions #2; hardcover, October 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4964-9; paperback, July 2009, ISBN 978-0-7869-5144-4
  21. ^ Transition #3; hardcover, October 2009, ISBN 978-0-7869-5233-5; paperback, July 2010, ISBN 978-0-7869-5499-5
  22. ^ Neverwinter Saga #1; hardcover, October 2010, ISBN 978-0-7869-5500-8; paperback, July 2011, ISBN 978-0-7869-5802-3; audio book, 12. February 2013
  23. ^ Neverwinter Saga #2; hardcover, October 2011, ISBN 978-0-7869-5842-9; paperback, July 2012, ISBN 978-0-7869-6027-9; audio book, 19. February 2013
  24. ^ Neverwinter Saga #3; hardcover, August 2012, ISBN 978-0-7869-6223-5; paperback, February 2013, ISBN 978-0-7869-6362-1; audio book, 25. February 2013
  25. ^ Neverwinter Saga #4; hardcover, March 2013, ISBN 978-0-7869-6364-5; paperback, September 2013, ISBN 978-0-7869-6374-4; audio book, 5. March 2013
  26. ^ The Sundering #1; hardcover, August 2013, ISBN 978-0-7869-6371-3; audio book, 6. August 2013
  27. ^ The Companion's Codex, Volume One: Night of the Hunter; hardcover, March 4, 2014, ISBN 978-0-7869-6511-3
  28. ^ The Companion's Codex, Volume Two: Rise of the King; hardcover, September 30, 2014, ISBN 978-0-7869-6515-1
  29. ^ The Companion's Codex, Volume Three: Vengeance of the Iron Dwarf; hardcover, March 3, 2015, ISBN 978-0-7869-6570-0
  30. ^ Homecoming, Volume One: Archmage; hardcover, September 1, 2015, ISBN 978-0-7869-6575-5
  31. ^ Homecoming, Volume Two: Maestro; hardcover, April 5, 2016, ISBN 978-0-7869-6591-5
  32. ^ Homecoming, Volume Three: Hero; hardcover, October 25, 2016, ISBN 978-0-7869-6596-0
  33. ^ "Drizzt Do'Urden Returns in an All-New Trilogy (Exclusive) | Nerdist". Nerdist. 2018-02-12. Retrieved 2018-02-14.
  34. ^ "R.A. Salvatore". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2018-02-14.
  35. ^ "Boundless A Drizzt Novel". www.harpercollins.com. Retrieved 2019-04-24.
  36. ^ Salvatore, R.A. (2021-07-08). "Starlight Enclave". HarperVoyager (published 2021-08-03). ISBN 9780063029798.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  37. ^ Salvatore, R A. (2022). Glacier's edge : way of the drow #2. Harper. ISBN 978-0-06-328665-8. OCLC 1341267881.
  38. ^ Edited by Philip Athans (paperback, February 2011; ISBN 978-0-7869-5738-5). This book is also listed under the Anthologies section.
  39. ^ Three paperbacks in boxed slipcase, released September 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4777-5
  40. ^ Three paperbacks in boxed slipcase, released September 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4778-2
  41. ^ Four paperbacks in boxed slipcase, released October 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4967-0
  42. ^ Three paperbacks in boxed slipcase, released October 2009, ISBN 978-0-7869-5232-8
  43. ^ Three paperbacks in boxed slipcase, released August 2007, ISBN 978-0-7869-4727-0
  44. ^ Three paperbacks in boxed slipcase, released October 2011, ISBN 978-0-7869-5861-0
  45. ^ Hardcover, February 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4837-6;paperback, January 2010, ISBN 978-0-7869-5370-7
  46. ^ Hardcover, March 2008, ISBN 978-0-7869-4838-3; paperback, May 2010, ISBN 978-0-7869-5487-2
  47. ^ Hardcover, January 2009, ISBN 978-0-7869-5004-1; paperback, September 2010, ISBN 978-0-7869-5573-2
  48. ^ Hardcover, September 2010, ISBN 978-0-7869-5395-0; paperback, May 2011, ISBN 978-0-7869-5741-5