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For questions about "The Riftwar Cycle", a series of high fantasy novels by Raymond E. Feist set in the fictional worlds of Midkemia and Kelewan.

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Are Anita and Arutha related?

In the books of the Riftwar cycle (by Raymond E. Feist), Anita and Arutha refer to each other as "cousins", however it is unclear how close of cousins they are (first cousins? second cousins?...
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Does the 'Daughter's survive the destruction of Kelewan?

In the 'Magician' series by Feist, the planet Kelewan is destroyed. In the 'Daughter/Mistress/Servant of the Empire' series we have great hopes for a particular line on Kelewan. Does Feist at any ...
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Name of character in the Riftwar series

In the Riftwar series there was a Tsurani who was trapped on the side of Midkemia, and who had to adapt to life on the Midkemian side. He became close to the pivotal characters, eventually helping to ...
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Can I skip the Riftwar Legacy books?

I stopped reading the Riftwar Cycle after the Serpentwar Saga, and I thought about picking it up again now. I prefer to read everything in publication order, so the next books are the Riftwar Legacy. ...
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Did Macros have any influence over Kulgan deciding to apprentice Pug in Magician?

In Magician, Macros had influence on Pug getting captured and enslaved on Kelewan, so that he could eventually learn the Greater Path of magic and bring it back to Midkemia. I'm not sure if it's ...
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Riftwar Saga - Skipping Book #2

I've just finished the first book of the Riftwar Saga: Magician. I found the book ok, only. My biggest issue was that the book did not make me feel connected with the characters; Pug and Tomas seemed ...
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What is the difference between Banath and Kalkin on Midkemia?

Several times during the Riftwar series, and I've especially spotted it in the Darkwar Saga and onwards, whenever Banath is mentioned the speaker clears things up by also naming Kalkin and vice versa. ...
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Does Magnus have a claim to the throne of the Kingdom of the Isles?

In the beginning of Magician Pug is adopted into the conDoin family for his rescue of princess Carline. By extension this makes him part of the royal family, somehting that Pug commented on a few ...
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What was Dolgan's quote that sums up all stereotypical Dwarves?

In the first book of the Riftwar Cycle, Magician, the Dwarven leader Dolgan said something along the lines of that his three favorite things to do is spending time with his family (or perhaps just his ...
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Does it really end with 'Magician's End'?

I'm a big fan of the Raymond E. Feist's Riftwar Cycle. The story appears to be wrapped up with the novel Magician's End, which was published in 2013. However, there are plenty of plot hooks (young Pug ...
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Unexplained thing during the travel from Delecordia to Kosridi

In the book Into a Dark Realm by Raymond E. Feist, chapter nineteen, the protagonists follow the Dasati Martuch from the Ipiliac world, Delecordia to one of the Dasati worlds, Kosridi. While the ...
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Is Roo based on Soros?

The career of Roo in Rise of a Merchant Prince is eerily reminiscent of the life and career of George Soros. Is the similarity accidental, or intentional?
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Did Fantus die during the destruction of Krondor during the Serpentwar Saga?

In the earlier novels, Fantus is attached to William. William died during the destruction of Krondor, but I don't recall whether Fantus was ever mentioned again.
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Can I skip these books in the Magician/Riftwar series?

The official site provides the recommended reading order for Raymond E. Feist's "Magician" series / Riftwar Universe. I've read the first three (Magician, Silverthorn, Sethanon) and have ...
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