Margaret Weis

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Margaret Weis was born on the 16th March 1948 in Independence, Missouri and is a New York Times best-selling author of fantasy books. Missouri in the 1950s was not an ideal setting for a budding young fantasy author but the young Weis was not to be deterred and enthralled her kindergarten friends and then her classmates in school with her stories.

Like many fantasy authors Weis was influenced by JRR Tolkien and in particular the Lord of the Rings. In 1983 Weis met Tracy Hickman and so began a partnership that would change the face of role-playing games and game-related fiction forever. Weis and Hickman are best known for the Dragonlance game world. Dragonlance is set in the world of Krynn and numerous short stories and novels have been set in this magical place.

Margaret Weis is also the owner and chief officer of two publishing companies, which produce game products for the Dragonlance game world.

Open QuoteLike Tracy says, we've probably written the last Dragonlance book three times now. When we wrote Dragons of a Summer Flame, everybody figured that was an ending point for Dragonlance. We knew we were going to take the world into a different age, which eventually became the Fifth Age, the Age of Mortals.Closing Quote
Margaret Weis on trying to kill off the Dragonlance world.

Margaret Weis books reviewed

Bibliography

  • The Endless Catacombs - Endless Quest (1984)
  • Dragons of Autumn Twilight - Chronicles (1984)
  • Dragons of Winter Night - Chronicles (1985)
  • Dragons of Spring Dawning - Chronicles (1985)
  • Time of the Twins - Legends (1986)
  • War of the Twins - Legends (1986)
  • Test of the Twins - Legends (1986)
  • Forging the Darksword - Darksword (1987)
  • Doom of the Darksword - Darksword (1988)
  • Triumph of the Darksword - Darksword (1988)
  • The Will of the Wanderer - Rose of the Prophet (1988)
  • Paladin of the Night - Rose of the Prophet (1989)
  • The Prophet of Akhran - Rose of the Prophet (1989)
  • The Lost King - Star of the Guardians (1990)
  • Dragon Wing - The Death Gate Cycle (1990)
  • Elven Star - The Death Gate Cycle (1991)
  • King's Test - Star of the Guardians (1991)
  • King's Sacrifice - Star of the Guardians (1991)
  • Fire Sea - The Death Gate Cycle (1992)
  • Serpent Mage - The Death Gate Cycle (1993)
  • Ghost Legion - Star of the Guardians (1993)
  • The Hand of Chaos - The Death Gate Cycle (1993)
  • Into the Labyrinth - The Death Gate Cycle (1994)
  • The Seventh Gate - The Death Gate Cycle (1995)
  • The Second Generation - Legends (1995)
  • The Doom Brigade - Kang's Regiment (1996)
  • Dragons of Summer Flame - Chronicles (1996)
  • Legacy of the Darksword (1997)
  • The Soulforge - The Raistlin Chronicles (1998)
  • Dark Heart - Dragon's Disciple (1998)
  • Brothers in Arms - The Raistlin Chronicles (1999)
  • Dragons of a Fallen Sun - The War of Souls (2000)
  • Draconian Measures - Kang's Regiment (2000)
  • Well of Darkness - Sovereign Stone (2000)
  • Guardians of the Lost - Sovereign Stone (2001)
  • Dragons of a Lost Star - The War of Souls (2001)
  • Dragons of a Vanished Moon - The War of Souls (2002)
  • Journey into the Void - Sovereign Stone (2003)
  • Mistress of Dragons - Dragonvarld (2003)
  • Amber and Ashes - The Dark Disciple (2004)
  • The Dragon's Son - Dragonvarld (2004)
  • Master of Dragons - Dragonvarld (2005)
  • Amber and Iron - The Dark Disciple (2006)
  • Dragons of the Dwarven Depths - The Lost Chronicles (2006)
  • Dragons of the Highlord Skies - The Lost Chronicles (2007)
  • Amber and Blood - The Dark Disciple (2008)
  • Dragons of the Hourglass Mage - The Lost Chronicles (2008)