This latest title expands the civil upheaval among the drow, one of the most popular races in the forgotten realms setting. Drow had a couple of dragon magazine articles available to them. The game of lolth lolth, eilistraee, and the rest of the drow are not mine. She is also known as the spider queen and the queen of the demonweb pits. I love forgotten realms, and i love drizzt, but i have mixed feelings about him being labelled the face of the realms. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. The explanation of how the drow call her lloth and the rest of the world call her lolth was from r. Lolths clerics were almost exclusively female although there were a few males. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Currently comprising thirty seven novels, the author has continued to write since his first release, the crystal shard, in 1988. He is a dark elf chaotic good rangerfighter with twenty novels so far. Firstly, this is a forgotten realms book, and it concerns the drow, also known as dark elves.
This is by no means a complete list, as forgotten realms gods come and go. Lolths role in the forgotten realms campaign setting was first detailed in ed. The third chapter details drow religion in the forgotten realms setting. Eilistraee, my dear darling girl, i see that you think that you have advanced. Would you like to add some faithful flair to your forgotten realms campaign. Lolth, the principal deity of the drow in the forgotten realms, is specifically described as being the same deity as lolth in other campaign settings. Every drow had used to be more or less aware of that which lurks, but after the spellplague, knowledge about the elder eye was forgotten by the drow due to suppression from lolths clergy. Lolth was created by gary gygax for the world of greyhawk campaign setting, later appeared in the forgotten realms setting, and in the 3rd. For2 the drow of the underdark 2e wizards of the coast. In drow society, lolths dogma forbade to hurt spiders, and such an act was punished with torture and death. Scheming and treachery are her commands, and her clerics are a constant force of disruption in the. At the behest of editor newton ewell, who wanted a deity for good drow in the game, greenwood used the opportunity to make the dark dancer official and added eilistraee to the drow of the underdark 1991 and thus to the official forgotten realms. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options.
Hes awesome, and the drizzt books are immensely popular, but the realms is vast, the drizzt books are only a small part of the world. Faiths of the forgotten realms dungeon masters guild. The courtyard of lolth was a temple dedicated to lolth in maerimydra and was destroyed during the silence of lolth. They represented the rulers of most lolthite communities, and. Salvatore enjoys an everexpanding and tremendously loyal following. Each of the six novels in the series is written by a different author with veteran forgotten realms author r. The deity fills same role in both greyhawk and forgotten realms. The characterization of good in the book is very naive. Lolths chosen, a forgotten realms fanfic fanfiction. But who do the elves remember the events that brought down lolth and her.
According to the forgotten realms storyline, lolth began as an intermediary goddess abiding in the sixtysixth layer of. Inspired designs on tshirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. The fifth title in the new york timesbestselling saga of civil war and chaos in the darkest part of the forgotten realms setting quenthel baenre and her band of dark elves embark on a journey into the endless abyss, hoping to find answers to lolths silenceor lolth herselfin its depths. Located on the noble plateau above the rest of maerimydra, the courtyard of.
Drow live in huge underground cities with mindbending names such as menzoberranzan. Which, as it turns out, is spot on lolth via matron baenre et al has a hardon if youll excuse the term from drizzt, and also a desire to. Theyre also of the opinion or at least drizzt is that the drow are coming. Salvatores war of the spider queen, book 6 mass market paperback february 7, 2006. Live in world that rejects integrity book 5 dungeons fantasy audiobook. They wield power in keeping with the cruel and capricious nature of. List of novels in order of publication forgotten realms. Lolth, in the new lore, in my estimation, isnt even evil at this point, and she already has worshippers, in the form of the protoelves who sided with her and her goals in. House dourden short for daermon nashezbaernon is a fictional clan of dark elves in the forgotten realms campaign setting, created by r. The forgotten realms setting has an entire laundry list of gods. Church of kiaransalee the church of kiaransalee was a fatalistic cult.
As one of the fantasy genres most successful authors, r. Her symbol is a black spider with the head of a female drow and in the forgotten realms, hanging from a spider web. Beautiful as she is deadly, liriel baenre flits throught the shadows of menzoberranzan, city of the dark. Drow cities werent full of spiders solely because of the faith. The books would support that there are many such vague cases and that multiple gods may lay claim to a soul for various reasons. No mention is made as to whether other deities shared between forgotten realms and other campaign settings are intended to represent the same divine entity. Lolth is legendarily jealous as in once upon a time she betrayed the gods and stole the drow for her personal use. According to the complete book of elves, drow are not. Kind of strange oneshot about lolths chosen, pretty much done on a whim.
Clerics of lolth are the rulers, police forces, judges, juries, and executioners of drow society. Lolth the forgotten realms wiki books, races, classes, and f drow elf lolth kaliope darkwalker lolth, a choice drow wife lloth in humanoid form. It was the voice of her mother, her sisters, the voice of lolth, the voice of evil. This is the main place for stories in the forgotten realms series. Lolths appearance has remained the same with small changes and modifications throughout the games three editions. Faiths of the forgotten realms 2 dungeon masters guild. The drow society is very much linked to their family but not in a traditional sense. Lolth was first mentioned in the modules descent into the depths of the earth 1978 and more fully described in vault of the drow 1978, and was the main antagonist of the module queen of the demonweb pits 1980. They are published by wizards of the coast wotc, with some originally published by tsr before it was incorporated into wotc.
The game of lolth, a forgotten realms fanfic fanfiction. But, if i go into a conversation about forgotten realms that is talking about lolth and i try to claim this as anything more than my homebrew version of lolth, id be rightly laughed out of the thread. This story contains spoilers for the first two books of the lady penitent trilogy by lisa smedman. Dark mother 1 mother of lusts 2 the lady of chaos 3 spider bitch 2 weaver of. Salvatore wrote the prologue to extinction and continues to consult on the series, lending his expertise as the author who brought drow society to the forefront of the forgotten realms setting. Lolth was detailed as a deity in the book monster mythology 1992, including details about her priesthood. Lolth, also called the spider queen and the queen of the demonweb pits, is the chaotic evil god of shadow, lies, and spiders and the patron of the drow. It is one of houses of the underdark drow city of menzoberranzan which first appeared in homeland.
Starlight and shadows, book 1 cunningham, elaine on. By the way, most of the fundamental 3rd edition books dont give deities armor class, hp, and oh my goodness xp value. Lolth was detailed as a deity in the book monster mythology 1992, including. Works that are not relevant to the forgotten realms are skipped. Lolths mental status and what her true feelings are are. Then she became bad and corellon kirk her in the abyss. What does lolth think of jarlaxle if anything, and vice. Where this really comes into play, in particular in the forgotten realms, is that is changes the crown wars. Lloth drove the drow into heavy infighting under the pretense of c. Why does everyone equate good with stupidity and naivete. If you want to godize her than by all means her domains are listed, maybe i missed it but i dont recall lolth being a godess of fate. He was hurt, she thought, looking at the boy on the floor. The book also includes the faiths of corellon and moradin.
High quality forgotten realms gifts and merchandise. Ao rarely gets involved in the affairs of abeir or. Here lies a place for tales, news, resources and lore regarding the forgotten realms. Assuming your dms running the default 4e campaign setting they put the books out for, and not, say, the forgotten realms, which has its own wrinkles. The series contains six books focused on the drow and their principal deity. The series contains six books focused on the drow and their principal deity lolth. A certain wizard may have rewritten the history of the schism that divided the dark followers of lolth and the followers of light and corellon larenthian, t. Lolth the forgotten realms wiki books, races, classes, and high fantasy.695 1508 1180 1200 819 1522 968 997 694 65 1370 1380 761 541 1521 386 523 158 804 311 727 1083 545 637 1016 1223 870 1411 1432