Arena is the very first Magic novel ever produced. It was published in November , and was written by William R. Forstchen. Arena is not. Arena (Magic The Gathering, book 1) by William R Forstchen – book cover, description, publication history. Buy a cheap copy of Arena book by William R. Forstchen. As the fighter-mages of the four great Houses prepare for their annual battle, a powerful stranger.

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Rather than simply explore the fictional world the gam As a 12 year-old, when “Magic” was the center of my world, I was in love with this book.

This novel was an enjoyable, quick fantasy story that is qilliam told and has plenty of action. Refresh and try again.

That is to say, if women could do the same to men, women to women, men to men, etc. The characters are eilliam and the plot is pretty pulpy, inspired – as several reviews have pointed out – by the timeless tale of Yojimbo. I first read it when I was 13 and it was one of the most memorable and influential books of my childhood.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. Lists with This Book. In the past, this was a fairly harmless testing of skills between the Houses. The melodramatic emotional fireworks are very wklliam, but fortunately the author partitioned most of them off into small one- to two-page segments.


Planeswalkers are mentioned but none of the characters are familiar to the history of magic I am familiar with. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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We also find that Hammen is of the Fifth House as well and used to serve Garth’s father, who was leader of the House. This book is awesome. I read this for the first time as a freshman in high school back in and have re-read it so many times since that I’ve lost count. After this, the four surviving Houses have fought in ever-bloodier gladiatorial wizard matches. One person found this helpful. The other books went slightly wacky, but this book, if turned to movie would be an excellent adventure.

Jul 09, Frank Granlund rated it really liked it. The Gathering” or are extremely desperate for something to read and there are no magazines or grocery store circulars available, you could do worse than this.

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Old men, women, and even young boys started to recite the wins and losses of the two fighters and arguments instantly broke out as to which one would win. To ask other readers questions about Arenaplease sign up.

MAGIC The Gathering Arena (William R. Forstchen)

Again, it is readable. ForstchenI saw that he wrote Arena as well. View all 4 comments. Even the mysterious stranger is all right for the most part, aside from when the author is working far too hard to make him seem “tortured by memories but still totally a bad-ass fighting machine. This changed after the former Grand Master killed off the entire Fifth House and took their cache of mana, becoming Planeswalker Kuthuman.


Arena (novel)

Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. They have history and motive, and feel very real. So I guess people who like fantasy but are not familiar with Magic might enjoy this.

The two of them meet with Hammen once again to let him know they are alive, then retire to the countryside to raise their child, whom they plan to name after him. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. The “mob” is always “howling” and r.forstcchen hands are always “waving” and everyone has names like Zarel and Kirlen o In my opinion, this book was not good. Garth prevents her from being stabbed in the back by her opponent’s friend and later confronts her foe’s House with her.

I won’t give away specifics but there are several places where you know what you want to happen and the author delivers in spectacular ways which usually gets an audible “Yes! Garth wins the Arena’s tournament and is whisked away r.forsrchen Planeswalker Kuthuman, who tries to kill him.