World of Warcraft: Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects

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When Azeroth was young, the noble titans appointed the five great dragonflights to safeguard the budding world. Each of the flights' leaders was imbued with a portion of the titans' vast cosmic powers. Together, these majestic Dragon Aspects committed themselves to thwarting any force that threatened the safety of the WORLD OF WARCRAFT.

Over ten thousand years ago, a betrayal by the maddened black Dragon Aspect, Deathwing, shattered the strength and unity of the dragonflights. ...

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Overview

When Azeroth was young, the noble titans appointed the five great dragonflights to safeguard the budding world. Each of the flights' leaders was imbued with a portion of the titans' vast cosmic powers. Together, these majestic Dragon Aspects committed themselves to thwarting any force that threatened the safety of the WORLD OF WARCRAFT.

Over ten thousand years ago, a betrayal by the maddened black Dragon Aspect, Deathwing, shattered the strength and unity of the dragonflights. His most recent assault on Azeroth—the Cataclysm—has left the world in turmoil. At the Maelstrom, the center of Azeroth's instability, former Horde warchief Thrall and other accomplished shaman struggle to keep the world from tearing apart in the wake of Deathwing's attack. Yet a battle also rages within Thrall regarding his new life in the shamanic Earthen Ring, hampering his normally unparalleled abilities.

Unable to focus on his duties, Thrall undertakes a seemingly menial task from an unexpected source: the mysterious green Dragon Aspect, Ysera. This humble endeavor soon becomes a journey spanning the lands of Azeroth and the timeways of history itself, bringing Thrall into contact with ancient dragonflights. Divided by conflict and mistrust, these dragons have become easy prey to a horrific new weapon unleashed by Deathwing's servants . . . a living nightmare engineered to exterminate Azeroth's winged guardians.

Of even greater concern is a bleak and terrifying possible future glimpsed by Ysera: the Hour of Twilight. Before this apocalyptic vision comes to pass, Thrall must purge his own doubts in order to discover his purpose in the world and aid Azeroth's dragonflights as they face the Twilight of the Aspects.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416550884
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
  • Publication date: 7/19/2011
  • Series: World of Warcraft Series
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 232,419
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Christie Golden
New York Times bestselling and award-winning author Christie Golden has written more than forty novels and several short stories in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Among her many projects are over a dozen Star Trek novels and several original fantasy novels. An avid player of World of Warcraft, she has written two manga short stories and several novels in that world (Lord of the Clans, Rise of the Horde, Arthas: Rise of the Lich King, and The Shattering: Prelude to Cataclysm, Thrall: Twilight of the Aspects, and Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War). She has also written the StarCraft Dark Templar Saga: Firstborn, Shadow Hunters, and Twilight, as well as the most recent hardcover, Devils’ Due. Golden is also the writer of three books in the major nine-book Star Wars series Fate of the Jedi (in collaboration with Aaron Allston and Troy Denning). Golden lives in Tennessee. She welcomes visitors to her website: ChristieGolden.com.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2012

    Freaking awesome!!

    I could not put thus book down. Explains a ton of the lore going on behind the scenes just before the latest patch, The Hour of Twilight. I recommend reading The Shattering first.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 14, 2011

    Stunning!

    As a veteran wow player, the lore is spot on as always. As a reader, the descriptive nature of everything will even let people who have never played paint an image of the malestrom and Wyrmrest temple in their minds. Christie Golden has th ability to capture the emotions of the characters we know and breathe a bit of life into them that is not even given in the games. Can't wait for her next one!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 1, 2011

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    This is a fascinating fast-paced World of Warcraft epic fantasy

    The Titans imbued different Aspects of their power into the five Dragonflights with the mission to protect Azeroth. The Dragonflights worked cohesively until the Black Neltarion/Deathwing turned against his comrades and threatened the world with the Cataclysm that at Maelstrom is ripping apart Azeroth. As the shaman try to prevent the end, one of them Thrall the former Horde warchief struggles to focus on the current Cataclysm.

    Ysera the Awakened Green Dragonflight is frustrated as she is unable to tell her three comrades (Malygos the Spellweaver Blue, Alexstrasza the Life Binder Red and Nozdormu the Timeless Bronze) that she envisions the final catastrophe; but is unsure of when as what she vaguely sees may be aeons in the future. She senses a special shaman so she assigns a trivial task for this Thrall to accomplish. He journeys from Maelstrom to Feralas on Kalimdo and from there on places on this island. Finally he goes on to Nexus on the island of Northrend. His seemingly insignificant trek leads Thrall to understand how the Dragonflights became distrusting of one another and a biological weapon of total extinction is being deployed by Deathwing. The life of a planet is at stake unless he can lead a counterattack.

    This is a fascinating fast-paced World of Warcraft epic fantasy. The story line enables the reader to see much of the world through Thrall and learns the different skills possessed by the Dragonflights. However, the faster than the speed of light plotting impedes the character development of the Dragonflights or that of the protagonist. Still fans of the World of Warcraft will appreciate Thrall's adventure to protect the four Dragonflights adhering to their mission in order to save Azeroth.

    Harriet Klausner

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 10, 2012

    HOW DOES SHE DO IT?

    Every single time Christie Golden writes in the world of WoW, she puts you right there in the mix of it all. In "Thrall" she takes an iconic character and makes him even more of an actual person, who takes the world on his shoulders. Great book, great author.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2012

    Love it

    It made me love my shaman even more

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 7, 2011

    Simply enthralling! (c wut i did tharr?)

    I just finished this about ten minutes ago, and all I can say is that I couldn't put it down! I love the way it ended and I have to say I have a new love for the shaman in-game, as well as orcs. Good job, Golden!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2013

    I love this BOOK

    I love wow and books but i like books about wow better great author great book, if you like this theres plenty more wow books out there

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 18, 2013

    A must read

    Very good capturing book. Recommend

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    Highly Recommended

    I love the book it is a good read

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 9, 2012

    Lol

    They wrote a book about a video game lol

    0 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2012

    Darvena

    Goes to warcraft first result.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2012

    WoW the book

    WoW the game rocks and all the books do to!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 29, 2012

    Malnourished ghost wolf balls

    Exquisitely awesome if you play wow get it,if your a fantasy get it. Christie Golden FTW

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2012

    Christie's the best!

    I love Goldens books!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2011

    Excellent!

    A very good book. I can't put it down

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 1, 2011

    highly recomended

    It came very quickly and was packaged very well I recomend this seller

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  • Posted August 16, 2011

    Love the lore

    A must read for any fan of the world of warcraft lore

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