The plane of Alara split into five shards many centuries ago, each shard developing Alara Unbroken. Posted in Feature on January 27, By Doug Beyer. Once upon a time, the plane of Alara was shattered into five planes, each distinctly populated with relative mono-magical culture that reflects each of the five. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Alara Unbroken: A Novel of Magic: The Gathering by Doug Beyer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $
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It was entertaining but the connection of plots could use work. This would have allowed for greater plot and character development. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. I also appreciated the ending of this beter. Wizards of the CoastJan 26, – Fiction – pages.
As nefarious forces work to hasten the cataclysmic realignment for their own gain, the populations of once ordered planes struggle to come coug terms with a new planar order in which long separated struggles between opposite clash once more; martyrs face executioners, fire and water, earth and air, growth and decay, the innate versus the artificial.
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You get more than you pay for! This was a pretty fun read.
I found numerous typos, and many instances in which an editor or proofreader was clearly needed. Show More Show Less. Legends Cyclebook 2 Clayton Emery. The Gathering fan to web developer for magicthegathering.
To ask other readers questions about Alara Unbrokenplease sign up. This is only the second MtG novel I’ve read Agents of Artifice is the otherbut in both I found more typos than is typical.
Amid this chaos, Ajani, a fierce leonin planeswalker, struggles to bring justice and resolution to his brother’s death. Despite a few spelling and grammar errors, I would easily recommend this book. TG book, but it still is written very badly. Alara Unbroken by Doug BeyerPaperback 3 product ratings 4.
Wizards the company dooug produces Magic has been trying for the past few years to bring the whole concept of “planeswalkers as characters” to the forefront of the game, and stories like this do a good job of making those cards interesting. Skip to main content.
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This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. A Novel of Magic: Paperback Editions May The ending feels rushed, hollow and off-putting. Account Options Sign in. This item doesn’t belong on this page. The plane of Alara split into five shards many centuries ago, each shard developing into a distinct world governed by its primary magical energy–a sunlit kingdoma hierachy of artificea realm of the undeada dragon-scoured helland a jungle paradise.
I’m now more interested to build decks around cards in the Alara block, and look forward to crushing my next opponent with a “Bant” deck.
The way it jumps from story to story is just enough to keep the pages turning, before I knew it I was at the end. On the upside with this, they know how to write so as to subtlety foreshadow developments as well as weave in themes at multiple level. Welcome to Alara, a once peace full land were everyone lived out there day within five separate areas, shards, no war no blood shed except for the usual hunting food until now. Milton rated it liked it Jun 10, Lastly, and this is a gripe for Wizards of the Coast, not the author – this book was very poorly edited.
Once upon a time, the plane of Alara was shattered into five planes, each distinctly populated with relative mono-magical culture that reflects each of the five colors. Overall, the book was good, although the flow of the book jumped around to a large cast of characters far too often. I could say this was probably the fastest I’ve read any magic novel, and that’s not to say because it was short.
While many of those remaining in obscurity in the ranks of fandom complained about flavor text writers become novel authors, it did have a significant edge in that they were already professionally motivated to maintain consistency between their literary works and the world of MtG.
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If anything this book should have been turned into a 3 part series much like the previous MTG novels.