They are called the Dreamers. They look like sleeping children. They are, in fact, are eight elder Gods, four awake, four asleep, by turns. When t. The first volume of the series, The Elder Gods, is about the invasion of the unsuspecting Zelana’s Domain by the hordes of the Vlagh inhabiting the Wasteland. The Dreamers is the title of a fantasy series by David Eddings and his wife Leigh Eddings. The story revolves around four beings known as The Elder Gods.

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The Dreamers

I am hoping that I’ll have a clearer picture on what this book is all about once I read the other three books in the series; I have high hopes and a number of doubts; can’t wait to see which will win out in the end! Books of the Week. In a recent interview with sffworld. Cue four hundred pages of endless, stilted conversations among the good guys followed by a big battle in the end which the author isn’t going to describe because he can’t be bothered.

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This is found in all fantasy books, not just David Eddings’. They must recruit the help of outlanders to destroy the fiendish Vlagh and prevent its attempt at world conquest. He is that crusty character that you root for other, more easily likable, characters to succeed in cracking.


I don’t know whether to carry on in horrified fascination and spoil my memories of Garion, or give up now. The female characters always needing love and affection physically; their elde of always being flighty and whimsical is the same as well. With the Tamuli everything esdings to fall apart: May 12, Steve Howarth rated it liked it Shelves: David Eddings’ first books which were general fiction sold moderately well. They are simply too good to be true. So they each set to different continents to find people to fight for them.

Oct 31, Jackie rated it did not like it Shelves: Again, this is playing to Eddings’ strengths as a writer. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

The conversation is copied and pasted into the next scene with more characters. However, as the fort was finished and the domain of Zelana was seemingly impregnable, the Vlagh’s servants revealed their clever trick. It’s nearly always about a quest and there is always I’m spoiled.

And by killing Lillabeth, Enalla will be prevented from ever taking Aracia’s place again. Finishing it was a chore, and I really wanted to like David Edding’s work.

We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. It was deceptively shorter than anticipated, but it is only the first of four volumes.

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The Elder Gods

I didn’t mind it because the books were still enjoyable but- BUT in this book it’s bordering on the ridiculous. All the characters are very well constructed and it’s incredibly enjoyable to follow their brilliant and witty stratagems to win — which they do with muscle but specially with brains.

So the Elder Gods go out to recruit mercenaries from other lands and thus the beginnings of an epic is born. An evil opponent, creating unnatural cross-breeds between species, evil insectoids with a hivemind. The plot isn’t very interesting, and the writing is completely flat. View Full Version of PW. A sad ending to a career whose works I regularly enjoyed on long coach trips.

The Redemption of Althalus. Love David Eddings for his good works. Still believing they will find gold, the church army engages the minions of the Vlagh. The verbal exchanges are almost the same, the buddy-buddy between the male characters.