Classic Era

The High Tale of the Dragonlance itself — the Chronicles Trilogy — and the stories that immediately followed.

Prerequisites: None. This is where it all begins.

Core books of this era: The Chronicles Trilogy and the Legends Trilogy; collectively known among some fans as “The Holy Six.” These should be read first, after which any stories of this era, as well as stories of the Historical and Preludes eras, will be open to you.

Crown of Thieves

Crown of Thieves

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Series: Elidor Trilogy, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: After battling an ancient sorceress, Elidor's friends were heartbroken, convinced he was dead. They were wrong. One year later, Elidor awakens deep in the bowels of Maddoc's keep. A slender crown sits upon his head. Its magic keeps his body among the living, but its salvation comes at a price. As Elidor struggles to keep the crown out of the hands of an evil wizard, he finds himself drawn back to the one place that frightens him the most: his own past.

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The Crystal Chalice

The Crystal Chalice

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Series: Elidor Trilogy, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: As the Defiler's curse holds Vael's health hostage, Elidor searches for a way to rescue her without succumbing to the evil wizard's demands. Somewhere within the lost city of Taeloc, a crystal chalice may hold the answers to his prayers. A group of shady mercenaries offers to protect Elidor on the journey and give him the chalice, in exchange for his help in locating the city. Desperate to save his love, Elidor reluctantly agrees. But nothing goes exactly as planned...

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City of Fortune

City of Fortune

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Series: Elidor Trilogy, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: In the ancient lost city of Taeloc, Elidor's hopes of renewing Vael's health have been betrayed. Unwilling to give up on her, Elidor tracks the Chalice to Gwynned, where danger awaits those with wishes and the Defiler still lurks in the shadows.Loyalties must be questioned at every turn. Who can Elidor trust?

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Warrior’s Heart

Warrior’s Heart

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Series: Goodlund Trilogy, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: Catriona Goodlund was born to be a warrior. Now, after years on the road to knighthood, protecting and saving her friends, it's time for Cat to face the secrets of her past and finally decide her future.But when she returns to her hometown, she finds the Heart of Purespring gone and destruction all around. With everything she's ever loved lost to her, Catriona must make her choice: revenge or redemption?

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Warrior’s Blood

Warrior’s Blood

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Series: Goodlund Trilogy, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: In the deserts of northern Solamnia, many surprises await Catriona Goodlund. The treachery of a friend. The humiliation of captivity. The joy of a long-sought reunion. With one shock after another, Catriona learns at last whether the blood of a warrior beats within her.

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Warrior’s Bones

Warrior’s Bones

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Series: Goodlund Trilogy, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

Buried alive and left for dead, Catriona awakes in a tomb, sealed off from her family and friends. Thinking their champion dead, Catriona's friends try to continue without her. As Cat struggles to find them, the companions discover the meaning to their long struggle in the desert. A buried secret. Help in unlikely places. Intrigues and enemies. At the culmination of Cat's long journey home, will she prove that she has the strength to be the warrior she was born to become?

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The Wayward Wizard

The Wayward Wizard

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Series: Suncatcher Trilogy, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

Everyone knows kender can't do magic. But Sindri Suncatcher--the greatest kender wizard in the world--can.

Back at Cairngorn Keep, the black-robed wizard Maddoc has made Sindri his apprentice. But a mysterious stranger interrupts Sindri's training, and soon Sindri finds himself chased by strange monsters and receiving cryptic messages. Will these extraordinary events lead to Sindri's destiny–or his doom?

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The Ebony Eye

The Ebony Eye

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Series: Suncatcher Trilogy, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: Sindri Suncatcher's friends are not who they seem. Maddoc has lied to Sindri one too many times. And the renegade hunter who once vowed to imprison Sindri now shows himself as a true friend. As Sindri and his friends break into a mechanical maze guarded by a frightening gorgon, the kender apprentice must tackle his final lesson: how to trust.

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The Stolen Sun

The Stolen Sun

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Series: Suncatcher Trilogy, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: Everyone knows kender can't do magic. But Sindri Suncatcher -- the greatest kender wizard in the world -- can. Sindri has defeated the evil wizard Anica and has one final Temple of the Sun to locate on his quest to discover the source of his magical power. But the conflict is far from over. Old foes endanger Sindri's home village in Kendermore, while old friends add confusion to an already frenzied situation. And in the midst of all the chaos, Sindri must make the hardest choice of his life.

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Stormblade

Stormblade

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Series: Heroes, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tag: Classic Era

A Kingsword is a weapon forged by the expert hands of a master dwarven metalsmith. The practice has been outlawed, but one master smith takes it upon himself to forge such a blade--a blade which will break the deadlock among the ruling council of Thanes. The sword is stolen, but is rediscovered years later by a lone dwarf without a history, with no family name, but one who destiny has been determined.

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Dragons: World Afire

Dragons: World Afire

From Amazon.com: Four worlds, four authors, four artists, one mythical beast. Experience in words and pictures the many faces of the dragons from the worlds of Forgotten Realms, Dragonlance, Magic: The Gathering, and Eberron. Featuring new novellas by R.A. Salvatore and Margaret Weis & Tracy Hickman!

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Chronicles Collector’s Edition

Chronicles Collector’s Edition

Dragons. Creatures of legend. Stories told to children. But now dragons have returned to Krynn. The darkness of war and destruction engulfs the land. More than six million readers have witnessed the return of the dragons. And now the books that began the best-selling Dragonlance saga are collected in their entirety in this special edition. New readers and old friends can travel with the unlikely band of heroes who seek the restoration of balance in their lives and in their world. Includes an introduction by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, as well as "Dragons of Autumn Twilight," "Dragons of Winter Night," and "Dragons of Spring Dawning."

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Dragonlance Chronicles Special Edition

Dragonlance Chronicles Special Edition

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This beautiful new leatherbound edition of the Dragonlance Chronicles saga marks the first time this story has ever been available for purchase in a premium format. A leather, embossed cover and gilt-edged pages bring a new level of sophistication to the three titles collected inside: Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dragons of Winter Night, and Dragons of Spring Dawning. This annotated edition will display beautifully on any shelf and marks the Chronicles trilogy as one of the true classics in fantasy literature.
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Chronicles Trilogy Gift Set

Chronicles Trilogy Gift Set

This three-book set is perfect for collectors and an ideal gift for readers unfamiliar with the Dragonlance setting. The Chronicles Trilogy -- Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dragons of Winter Night, and Dragons of Spring Dawning -- is enclosed in a hard-sided slipcover case featuring the stunning cover art by Matt Stawicki from the series.

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Wizard’s Curse

Wizard’s Curse

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Series: Trinistyr Trilogy, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: Wizard's Curse continues a new series of Dragonlance fantasy adventures written specifically for readers ages 10 and up. The series features a group of young companions who band together for friendship, adventure, and excitement during the golden age of the Dragonlance world.

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Wizard’s Betrayal

Wizard’s Betrayal

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Series: Trinistyr Trilogy, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: The Trinistyr -- Ancient holy relic, Cursed symbol of power, Key to Nearra's future... or her destruction. An antique map reveals yet another family secret: Nearra must relive the suffering of two more of the wizards betrayed by her ancestor, or her family's magic and the healing power of the Trinistyr will never be restored. Undeterred, Nearra, Jirah, and their friends continue their mission, arriving at the once great city of Tarsis. But they do not journey alone. Two elf mages watch them from afar, while a dark cleric follows their every move. Betrayals come to light. New powers arise. And a startling revelation threatens to destroy Nearra, once and for all.

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Wizard’s Return

Wizard’s Return

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Series: Trinistyr Trilogy, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: The Trinistyr
Ancient holy relic
Cursed symbol of power
Key to Nearra's future... or her destruction?

Nearra and Jirah have been struggling to thwart a curse that's held their family's magic at bay for over three hundred years. Just on the eve of victory, the two sisters are forced to make a terrible choice.To free the final wizard, one of them must make a shocking sacrifice. The decision sends ripples through the group, reigniting the bitterness between Davyn and Icefire. Can the companions find the strength to stand together and fight the final battle for Nearra and Jirah's future? Or will their mission ultimately fail?

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Pillar of Flame

Pillar of Flame

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Series: Elements, Book 1
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: New to her magic, Nearra has only recently stepped out on the path of becoming a wizard. But before she can even take the Test of High Sorcery, the Wizard's Conclave charges her with solving a mystery. All the fires in Kenderhome and Palanthas have gone out and Nearra must determine who -- or what -- is to blame for this powerful magic. Will this be the beginning of Nearra's magical career -- or the end?

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Queen of the Sea

Queen of the Sea

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Series: Elements, Book 2
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Wizards.com: A tempest off the coast of Krynn threatens to overwhelm Palanthas, and once again the Wizards' Conclave sends Nearra on a treacherous journey. As Nearra works to uncover the Crescent Cabal's machinations, her sister Jirah struggles in the service of her newfound anonymous god. With the storm raging around them, Nearra must locate the Queen of the Sea and the Pillar of Water. But will the evil Crescent Cabal find them first?

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Tempest’s Vow

Tempest’s Vow

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Series: Elements, Book 3
Genre: Novels
Tags: Classic Era, Young Adult

From Amazon.com: Nearra's quest for magic comes to a gripping close in this finale to the Elements trilogy! Nearra's last chance to take the Test of High Sorcery is thwarted once again, and she is put out of the Hall of the Three Moons. She and her friends still have the Cabal to deal with, though, and a new mystery to solve: who broke into the Tower and disrupted Nearra's Test, stealing a shard of the Pillar of Air? Readers who have followed Nearra from the very beginning of Dragonlance: The New Adventures will relish this final installment in her journey to discover herself.

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