Primarily known for military SF, Drake (Fireships, etc.) shows a wider Lord of the Isles. David Drake, Author Tor Books $ (0p) ISBN With Lord of the Isles, David Drake returns to fantasy with a towering and complex epic of heroic adventure in an extraordinary and colorful world where the. David Drake has written fantasies before, but the Lord of the Isles series is his first full-on venture into Jordan-style multibook VLFN saga-spinning. And I’m sad .

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There are nine novels in the complete Isles series. Each of the first six Isles novels is intended to be a self-standing work that can be read alone.

Lord of the Isles Series by David Drake

It now seems an obvious thing to have done, but it sure took me a long time to come to that realization. The common religion of the Isles is based on Sumerian cult and ritual, but the magic itself comes from the Mediterranean and is mostly Egyptian in its original source.


The common religion of the Isles is based on Sumerian cult and ritual. That is, the Lady equates with Inanna; her consort the Shepherd equates with Dumuzi; and the Sister fills the place of Ereshkigal, Queen of the Underworld. As is the case with most of my books, a good deal of the background to Goddess of the Ice Realm is real. My friend Mark Van Name is, among other things, a business consultant.

The fact is of more significance here than it has been in the previous books of the series.

Why is the hardcover edition of Servant of the Dragon so poorly proofread? This is a sore subject with me. I did three drafts of the novel as usual.

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Lord of the Isles (David Drake)

What are you working on now? The Isles Isles Series. Books in the Isles Series Posted on April 23, by admin. Map of the Isles Posted on August 27, by admin.


Lord of the Isles Posted on July 6, by admin. Queen of Demons Posted on February 18, by admin. Servant of the Dragon Posted on February 18, by admin. Mistress of the Catacombs Posted on February 18, by admin. Goddess of the Ice Realm Posted on February 18, by admin. Master of the Cauldron Posted on February 18, by admin. The Fortress of Glass Posted on May 9, by admin.

The Mirror of Worlds Posted on February 18, by admin. The Gods Return Posted on February 18, drae admin. Proofreading the hardcover Servant of the Dragon? Posted on April 30, by admin. Davis did you come up with the magic in the Isles Series?