Episode #91: Forgotten Realms “The Bargain” by Elaine Cunningham Part 1 of 2
Today’s episode continues the theme of the last two weeks – reading aloud a fantasy short story from the TSR Forgotten Realms anthology Realms of Valor. This one is called “The Bargain” by Elaine Cunningham and centers around a half elf character called Arilyn Moonblade and her companion, Danilo Thann. Here a pic of the two striking heroic poses, painting by Fred Fields:
So, like the last two weeks, listen along as I continue to butcher the names left and right and try to avoid putting in running commentary when I don’t understand something. I’m getting a bit better. I think if I had started with stories like these when I was a kid instead of books that just had cool covers, I might have made out better with fantasy in general.
To be continued next week!
The first page of the story had this title illustration by Ned Dameron. He did a number of illustrations for the Dark Tower books if that name rings a bell.
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