Dragons of Spring Dawning

Dragons of Spring Dawning

“Dragons of Spring Dawning” is the third and final novel in the Dragonlance Chronicles trilogy, written by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman. Published in 1985, the book concludes the epic tale of the companions as they strive to save the world of Krynn from the evil forces that threaten it during the Age of Despair.

The novel begins with the heroes divided and scattered, each group dealing with the aftermath of their previous adventures. Tanis Half-Elven, Laurana, and their allies find themselves in the elven city of Qualinesti, where they have recovered the Dragon Orb. Meanwhile, Goldmoon, Caramon Majere, and the others return to Tarsis, which has been attacked by the Dragonarmies.

As the story unfolds, the heroes reunite and embark on a desperate journey to the city of Neraka, the heart of the enemy’s power. They seek to recover the final Dragon Orb and the fabled Dragonlances, which they hope will turn the tide in their struggle against the forces of darkness. Along the way, they encounter new allies and face increasingly dangerous foes, including the deadly Dragon Highlords and their dragon allies.

Throughout the novel, the characters are tested and forced to confront their inner demons and personal struggles. Raistlin Majere, the enigmatic mage, plays a particularly significant role, as his thirst for power and knowledge threatens to consume him and jeopardize the heroes’ quest.

“Dragons of Spring Dawning” brings the Chronicles trilogy to a thrilling and emotional conclusion, as the companions risk everything to save Krynn from the darkness that threatens to engulf it. The novel explores themes of friendship, loyalty, sacrifice, and the never-ending battle between good and evil, showcasing the strength of the human spirit and the power of hope in the face of overwhelming adversity.

Detailed Information:

  • Publisher: TSR/Wizards of the Coast
  • Catalog #: 8302
  • ISBN: 0880381752
  • Type: Novel
  • Print Edition: 1st
  • Status: Available
  • Pub. Date: Oct 1985
  • Pages: 379
  • Timeline: 352 AC