Editorial Reviews. Review. R.A. Salvatore’s prelude to the Demon Wars Sagas The Highwayman is a stimulating ride into the early history of. Best-selling author R. A. Salvatore takes us back to his fantasy world of Corona, introducing a fascinating new hero destined to become a legend. Saga of the First King. 1: The Highwayman. by R.A. Salvatore. 16 Review(s). Release Date: Aug 1, Approximate Running Time: 8 Hours. Number of CDs.

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His books regularly appear on The New York Times best-seller lists and have sold more than 10, copies. Things change, and like Spiderman getting bitten by a radio-active spider, Bransen gets his superhero upgrade into a kind of ninja-Robin Hood. The plot is all right, the characters hkghwayman all right, if not a bit two dimensional.

His gaming group still meets on Sundays to play. Let’s see if I can count all the recycled ideas: Highwaymsn 27, Wyatt rated it liked it Recommended to Wyatt by: Bransen Garibond is the best character, the best hero R.

A kind of spasm disease, one could say. Book ratings by Goodreads. But quite the contrary! He began writing seriously in salatore, penning the manuscript that would become Echoes of the Fourth Magic.

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Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. The final third of the book certainly ratchets up the tension and kept me page-turning until the very end. Salvatore is one of fantasy’s most popular authors, with his books frequently appearing on the New York Times bestseller list and more than 10 million copies of his books sold.

Swashbucklers and druids and monks and clergy and soul stones that unlock all kinds of cool range attacks. Mar 24, Monica rated it liked it Shelves: Unfortunately, one missionary gets converted instead and tries to go back and spread the good word among his former monks. Salvatoreset in his world of Coronashared with his Demon Wars Saga. I can’t wait to pick up another audiobook from them, and I look forward to rereading The Highwayman again and again. It took the experience to a whole new level.


However, for the plot to be cohesive Salvatore stretches plausibility until you doubt the viability of the central theme to the hihwayman. The story of a boy with an awful defect using magical stones to walk, talk, and fight with much strength to find out about his parents and all the other lies he lived in.

But through the powers of his mother and father’s religions he fa able to control his chi enough to walk, run, talk, hithwayman any normal person can do and so much more. After weeks of robbing from the tax collectors to give back to the poor, becoming a local Robin HoodBransen risks everything to rescue Cadayale and Callen from Bernivvigar and Prydae, who sought to rape Cadayale to beget an heir, leading to the deaths of both men.

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Mind, hughwayman patient readers will find that the first half of the book is rather slow moving. I heard the main character described as a combination of Zoro and Robin Hood, unfortunately that’s all he was.

With his newfound ability, he rescues Cadayale from the bullies who wished to rape and beat her for helping him, killing the lead bully, Tarkus Breen. Higbwayman help from a soul stone, the hematite, combined with his knowledge of The Book hihhwayman Jhest, Bransen overcomes his physically weak form by centering his chi, which greatly increases his mobility.

Jun 09, Benjie rated it really liked it. Book One of the Saga of the First King. Bransen, however, is beautifully sympathetic in his heroism despite his weaknesses. Anyway, I strongly recommend The Highwayman.

The Pirate King Transitions: Good old sword buckling fantasy with superheroesdwarves and magic. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The rest sort of seems like a Robin Hood tale. Jun 28, Jesse rated highwaymah it was amazing Shelves: Yeah, I’ll admit that the whole premise behind the Bransen character might seem a bit overcooked and juvenile–even for a fantasy character– but I’ve always had a soft spot for romantic heroes and the epic, far-fetched nature of fantasy fiction, so consider my review a lot more lenient in this assessment.


Higywayman an author, Salvatore consistently delivers salvatofe stories that are fun reads with engaging plots. The first thing that comes to mind about this book is that it was entertaining.

Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings as a Christmas gift. You won’t be able to put it down. And, while this is my first visit to Corona, Salvatore hits pretty much all his signature notes with The Highwaymanwhich ends up being an enjoyable read, if not exactly wholly original.

After recovering, an apparently still naked Callen leaves Garibonds home and disappears.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So naturally I had to make sure I had the first one read. Szlvatore low scale good vs evil book that makes the reader smile.

The Best Books of This is a great book. That says something, right there; that Mike warned too long a wait means forgetting who some of the people are and what they really did before. Trivia About The Highwayman C Write a reader review Thank you for taking the time to write a review on saalvatore book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book.

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With old age overtaking him and suffering a terrible injury to himself due to the cruel machinations of Bernivvigar, who wishes to sacrifice Bransen, Garibond makes higwhayman deal with the brothers of Abelle to take in Bransen should he die. Refresh and try again. You need to read it. Salvatore has written, and he created Drizzt Do-Urden.