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I need a good book suggestion.

I like-

Medevil - Magical and Lore - And mostly in the 3rd age.

I have read Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
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Hmm. You shoudn't limit yourself to midevil times. There's a lot of good fantasy other than that. If you're limiting, then

:Chronicles of Narnia. Midevil fantasy, but not totally. You'd have to read it, but all the action's in the type you're looking for. First book: The Magician's Nephew, but the later books are more midevil than this one, but you really want to read that first.

:The Silmarillion by Tolkien. The beginning's more like a history textbook, but it's really good. It's mostly first age, but that's okay because first age is cooler than third. The elves are BADASS. A dozen elves get ambushed by hundreds of thousands of orcs, before they're dead because of fatique from fighting for a week, they kill roughly a hundred thousand orcs.

However, a good fantasy series is "His Dark Materials". I loved this series, too, but it's not medevial.

Another is "The Dark is Rising" by Susan Cooper, highly suggested reading.
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Try Artemis Fowl, which combines magic with top-of-the-line technology. Funny thing is, the 'fairires' have even more advanced computers than we do
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I have just started "His Dark Materials" (first book is The Golden Compass), and I must say that this is awesome, though it's not particularly midieval....there's still enough magic, princes, and religious undertones, though.

And, I haven't personally read it, but quite a few people over at Game Hippo really like the Wheel of Time books. It's a series (up to ten, now), starting with "Eye of the World". Each of the books are over 600 pages and in small print O_O. I've never seen them, but from what they've told me, and the covers, I'd say it's pretty dang midieval.
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The Prydain Chronicles
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Forgot about those, I didn't like it very much.

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Subtle Knife takes place 80% in our world.

Amber Spyglass takes place in MANY different worlds, most of them mythical. None of them are medevial, but they're excellent.
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Yeah, that's what it says on the front cover of the book.
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Seriously? I got the copy before any other of the books came out, so I don't know that. I just kind of made that description up on the spot.
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Well, it doesn't say it in those exact words. Here's what it says:
The Golden Compass forms the first part of the story in three
volumes. The first volume is set in a universe like ours, but
different in many ways. The second volume is set in the
universe we know. The third volume will move between
the universes.
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hey...these books aren't antsy or set then but are REALLY good.

*The Blue No-where - sphyco killer with lots of internet time. :D

*Devils Teardrop- sphyco killer book.

p.s. i am not a deranged maniac, i read these books for a english assign.

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GAMER wrote:p.s. i am not a deranged maniac, i read these books for a english assign.
Darn, well, don't ever go to the Game Hippo forum if you're not a deranged maniac.....
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dont read to kill a mockingbird, night or romeo and juliet. I had to read those and do a 3 page essay for my english exam.
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Romeo and Juliet's not bad at all. I liked it, actually. I had an idea for a cool rip-off:
Star-Wars Romeo and Juliet.

Tybalt is Darth Maul.
Luke is Romeo.
Paris is Obi-Wan (young).
Mercutio is Qui-Gon Gin.
Lord Montague is the Emporer.
Samson is Boba Fett.
Gregory is Han Solo.
Juliet is Padme.
Lady Capulet is Leia.
Benvolio is Jango Fett.
The Nurse is Jar-Jar. It only makes sense, as comedy relief and all.
Friar Laurence is Yoda.
All the servents are Storm Trooopers.

How's that sound for a start?

Imagine this scene:

Luke to Maul: Tybalt, <b>I</b> am your cousin!
Maul: Nooooooooooooo!
Luke cuts Maul in half and Maul falls down a reactor.
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kazer0 wrote:dont read to kill a mockingbird, night or romeo and juliet. I had to read those and do a 3 page essay for my english exam.
I read To Kill a Mockingbird. The writing was okay, but the storyline was boring.

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that storyline doesnt fit most the characters
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It doesn't have to. It's impossible to do with staying within the characters. It's just R & J with Star Wars Characters.
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I'm reading, "Dragons of Autumn Twilight" "The Eye of the World"

Forgot to say I have read the sillmaralionmnmnmmn. (can't spell worth a hill of beans!).

I'll get "The dark is Rising".

BTW: how did it get from Medeveil to Star Wars. 1 more post and JTA will have 1000.
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Good choice. The first book is "Over Sea, Under Stone". Of course, I didn't read that one first. :laugh:
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I'm half way through "Dragons of Autum Twilight" and it is sooooo cool. I stayed up to 2 AM reading!
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I have found the ultimate series!!

The Wheel of Time!!

The darkness rising is book 4 of 9!

I just finnished number 3! I'm on a roll, 800 pages in three days. With school, website, and all my other junk to do!!!

IT IS THE BEST I'V READ FOR MIDEVEIL MAGIC AND LORE!!!!!!!! :D
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