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For questions about "Dragon Age", a high fantasy setting created by Bioware in 2009 for an RPG video game series, now includes novels and tabletop games. The world of Thedas contends with invasions called Blights, as an ancient blood curse seeps into old sleeping dragons.

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Dragon Age Comics Reading Order

I wish to begin reading the Dragon Age comics but all the reading orders I found online were either about the books or were incomplete. So, what is the correct reading order of the Dragon Age comics?
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If contact with darkspawn blood transmits the taint, why do people use bladed weapons instead of blunt weapons?

The Dragon Age wiki says that the taint is spread by contact with darkspawn blood: The taint is a corruption spread by the darkspawn that ultimately makes the victim hear the call of the Old Gods. ...
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Are Grey Wardens from "Dragon Age" inspired by Night's Watch from "A Song of Ice and Fire"?

Does anyone know if BioWare used the Night's Watch as an inspiration for their Grey Wardens? Duncan could be Benjen Stark and the Human story could be right out of A Song of Ice and Fire. In ...
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How come there are demons in their true forms outside the Fade?

In Dragon Age, a big part of the lore is that a demon cannot exist in its true form outside the Fade. It must either possess a mage (becoming an Abomination), a corpse (undead), a tree (Sylvan), or ...
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Did the final act of the Inquisitor screw up everything they'd tried to prevent?

The Inquisitor spends the entirety of the game doing two things: stabilizing the fade by closing rifts and... This is all well and good for the majority of the game, with the Inquisitor and his/her ...
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What happened to the magical dagger Duncan stole from the Circle of Magi's First Enchanter?

In the DA book "The Calling" Duncan steals a magical dagger that has the power to repel the blight. What is the fate of this dagger? You would think this would be highly prized by the grey wardens, ...
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Why is the joining fatal for some?

As we all know the joining can be fatal for some. The concoction a recruit drinks is a special blend of darkspawn blood, lyrium AND Archdemon blood, so it is no wonder people die, but what attributes ...
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Are dwarves emotionally constricted?

The basic premise of magic in Dragon Age is that it relies on a connection to "the Fade" -- an otherworldly realm where mortal logic doesn't hold sway. Humans and all the other sapient peoples have ...