Questions tagged [dragonlance]

"Dragonlance" is a shared universe created by Laura and Tracy Hickman, and expanded by Tracy Hickman and Margaret Weis under the direction of TSR, Inc. into a series of popular fantasy novels. "Dragonlance" is set on the world of Krynn. Questions about the Dragonlance lore are on-topic, but questions related to the game materials, rules, or mechanics, would be off-topic, and should be asked at RPG Stack Exchange.

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Complete list of references in the lyrics of “Wishmaster” by Nightwish?

The song Wishmaster by the symphonic metal band Nightwish is filled with references to fantasy books. Can someone provide a reliable list of what each line of the lyrics refer to (if any) and from ...
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When does Kitiara uth Matar become the Dragon Highlord?

In Dragonlance "the heroes" part, 5 years pass and all of the sudden Kitara is the overlord of the blue Dragon army. Are there any books detailing this or did it just happen behind the scenes?
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Do the Dragonlance Gods really want balance?

So the cataclysm was sent by the gods because the king priest demanded the power to destroy evil. Because of his arrogance and ignorance of the need for balance its posited that all the gods did this. ...
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Why did Tasslehoff not reveal that Raistlin is the traitor?

Tasslehoff saw, at the end of The Dragons of The Autumn Twilight, that Raistlin had betrayed the Party but did not tell any of the others afterwards of what he saw. Could any of you explain that to ...
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Why is there a contradiction in the Foundation Stone story?

Based on this question - see quotes there: In earlier Canon version (The Dragons of Spring Dawning), Berem unwillingly opened the gateway planted by Takhisis in the Foundation stone, allowing her ...
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Who assisted Gilthanas and Silvara in Sanction?

In The Dragons Of The Spring Dawning, Gilthanas and Silvara undertake an almost suicidal journey to Sanction to discover the fate of the Good Dragons' eggs: Book 1 chapter 8 The Oath Of The Dragons ...
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Was the foundation stone an open portal by design, or did Berem open it?

In the Dragons of The Spring Dawning, it is revealed that Berem the Everman has found the Foundation Stone shortly after the Cataclysm. Takhisis used it as a portal to enter Krynn, but she could only ...
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Is Dragon Orb evil?

In Dragons of the Winter Night, a Dragon Orb is described as an artifact containing the essence of dragons (not specifying, good, or evil, or both). The danger of handling it, as Raistlin states, is ...
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Would this characters shadow not reveal his secret?

In the Chronicles series, we meet Silvara who is a Silver Dragon in human form. When she explains to Gilthanas and company that she's a dragon, she points to her shadow, which is dragon-shaped. Fast ...
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Can all dragons breathe fire?

In most Dragonlance books (Chronoicles+Legends), dragon breath attacks are classified per color/metal. Alhough confusing, especially with metallic dragons and their dual weapon, it makes sense. ...
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How could Lord Verminaard take Pax Tharkas?

In the conclusion of The Dragons of Autumn Twilight, the companions sneak into Pax Tharkas fortress occupied by the dragonarmies But how did the Dragon Highlord Verminaard manage to take the ...
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Weren't the Knights honor-bound to release Palin Majere?

In Dragons of the Summer Flame, Palin Majere was captured after a quick battle by the Knights of Takhisis. He was released to Steel Brightblade in an effort to get a ransom out of him: the portal to ...
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Where did Raistlin get the Dragon Orb he uses to talk to Dalamar?

I'm in the process of re-reading all the Dragonlance novels. In Dragons of Winter Night, Then, in Time of the Twins, But now, in War of the Twins,
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Does this character have limits as a mortal?

In the Dragonlance series, we learn that Does he have power limits as a mortal?
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How can Goldmoon speak to Riverwind when he is dead?

I just finished reading the War of Souls trilogy, and i often wondered how Goldmoon can communicate with Riverwind. Is she imagining things or is there some magic going on? Possibly, she can speak to ...
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Has anyone considered making a Dragonlance motion picture?

Has anyone considered making a Dragonlance movie? Even just the original Chronicles and Legends trilogies could yield six very good films.
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In what order should I read the Dragonlance trilogies? [duplicate]

Recently I have finished the Chronicles trilogy by Margaret Wise and Tracy Hickman. I tried to find the Trilogy that comes after Chronicles, but the library didn't know. What is the correct reading ...
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Looking for a quote by Raistlin Majere

I am looking for a quote, possibly by Raistlin Majere of Dragonlance series. I saw it on a Chinese forum with Chinese text and I couldn't find the exact quote anywhere in the book. Quote in Chinese ...
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Identify Dragonlance book featuring gnomes

I am trying to find a particular Dragonlance book that I saw when I was a kid. I remember it being a large volume, possibly multiple books bound as one. I think that the cover had a white border. In ...
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Why does Raistlin Majere often look ill and weak?

I haven't kept up on Dragonlance lore very well throughout the years. I am still seeing quite a bit of art on various searches for Raistlin. Why is he often depicted as weak and/or ill? Last I really ...
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Rules behind the magic in the Dragonlance world?

If I remember correctly (it has been quite some years since I've read these, unfortunately), wizards had to memorize the words of a spell to use the spell, and once those words had been uttered, the ...
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Who created the female draconians and why?

The armies loyal to Takhisis are said to have intended the draconians to die out once the war was won and they were no longer needed- but years after the War of the Lance the draconians led by Kang ...
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Why did the Solamnic Knights choose a rose as their symbol?

Any other military order who chose a flower to represent their highest ranking members would be laughed at - so why did they do so?
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Can priests in Krynn cast spells without their Medallion of Faith?

I'd read some books of the Dragonlance saga a long time ago, and now I'm doing some research to refresh my memory on some of the details. IIRC, the names of the True Gods where known in Ansalon after ...
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Are there any other mages (beyond Raistlin) known for being able to “cheat” on the Test of High Sorcery?

When Raistlin approaches his Test at the Tower of the High Sorcery, Then, years later, when Palin is taking his Test, Dalamar calls an illusion of Raistlin and I haven't been able to find much else ...
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Do Solamnic Knights get paid?

I had a question already asked here: How do men of the Night's Watch pay for visits to Mole's Town? But the question is not really answered. I know the Night's Watch is not the Knights of ...
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Who is Tanis talking about has seen the white stag?

While the companions are running from Solace, Sturm sees a white stag, much the same way Huma did. Tanis says, "Though I have not seen the white stag myself, I have been with one who has and I have ...
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Did the Brightblade sword possess any magical properties?

Sturm Brightblade's sword held the legend: legend says this sword will break only if I do. Was that just the wishful thinking of a proud family, or did the sword possess magical (or clerical) ...
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Identify this Dragonlance(?) story with clever use of footnotes

Please help me identify a short story I remember reading ten or twenty years ago. It was probably in one of the Dragonlance books (maybe in the Tales series). I don't remember much of the plot. ...
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Dragonlance - Why did Laurana fall for Kitiara's Trap?

In Dragons of Spring Dawning, Kitiara's message to Laurana was obviously a trap. It contained no proof Tanis had actually been wounded, and it required Laurana to place herself in an extremely ...
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What prompted the Heroes of the Lance to start searching for the True Gods of Krynn?

From what I remember, the Companions (as they were called before they got the first Dragonlance?) or Heroes of the Lance had left for five years in search for signs of the True Gods of Krynn. The ...
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Why isn't gold used as a currency in Krynn?

For some reason in Krynn steel is valued greater than gold. This seems odd since steel is more common (and more practical), whereas gold is rare. Steel has the disadvantage of being susceptible to ...
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What level was Raistlin when he died?

Since Dragonlance was a subset of regular AD&D (same spells, monsters, and leveling), what was Raistlin's final level. Or if he didn't have one (such as eventually the writers just made him all ...
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What is the chronological reading order for the Dragonlance novels?

Years ago I read the original Dragonlance Chronicles along with the Legends series, Tales, Meetings Sextet and so on... Now, years later, I have decided that I would like to reread the original ...
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Reading order for Dragonlance?

I wanted to try out more of Weis and Hickman's works(I liked the Deathgate Cycle very much), and I decided to do it with Dragonlance. Since there are a lot of books in the series, can somebody clarify ...