History Comicbook / ForgottenRealms

26th Jun '15 8:55:01 AM justanid
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A seventh crewmember, Jasmine, joined for a short time later in the series, before [[{{Spinoff}} she left]] to join the cast of the ''{{Spelljammer}}'' comic. Had something of a DistantFinale in the short story "Reunification" in ''{{Magazine/Dragon}}'' #247 (1998).

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A seventh crewmember, Jasmine, joined for a short time later in the series, before [[{{Spinoff}} she left]] to join the cast of the ''{{Spelljammer}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'' comic. Had something of a DistantFinale in the short story "Reunification" in ''{{Magazine/Dragon}}'' #247 (1998).



* CrossThrough: A storyline begun in this comic is concluded in the ''TSR Worlds'' Annual (which is also a CrossThrough storyline for the ''ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' comic, the ''{{Dragonlance}}'' comic, and the ''{{Spelljammer}}'' comic). Later, the cast is profoundly affected by fallout from the [[{{The End of the World as We Know It}} Time of Troubles]], but never get involved in the main action.

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* CrossThrough: A storyline begun in this comic is concluded in the ''TSR Worlds'' Annual (which is also a CrossThrough storyline for the ''ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' comic, the ''{{Dragonlance}}'' ''Literature/{{Dragonlance}}'' comic, and the ''{{Spelljammer}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'' comic). Later, the cast is profoundly affected by fallout from the [[{{The End of the World as We Know It}} Time of Troubles]], but never get involved in the main action.



* {{Spinoff}}: This comic was spun off from ''ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' comic, and subsequently got its own spinoff with the ''ComicBook/{{Spelljammer}}'' comic. The three comics [[CrossOver crossed over]] a couple of times.

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* {{Spinoff}}: This comic was spun off from ''ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' comic, and subsequently got its own spinoff with the ''ComicBook/{{Spelljammer}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'' comic. The three comics [[CrossOver crossed over]] a couple of times.
19th Jan '15 12:51:38 PM LBHills
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* AndTheAdventureContinues: The final issue concludes with the crew mourning the loss of the ''Realms Master,'' but turning to the future and planning further adventures.



* CantArgueWithElves: Vartan is a subversion, since his casual prejudice results in regular karmic retribution. During the Avatar arc, efforts to argue with one of the elven gods tend to result in open threats or petty magical retribution.

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* CantArgueWithElves: Vartan is a subversion, since his casual prejudice results in regular karmic retribution. During the Avatar arc, efforts to argue with one of the elven gods tend to result in open threats or petty magical retribution.



* TheHero: Agrivar. [[spoiler: After the Avatar crisis he falls out of this role, and is struggling just to remain useful to his friends.]]

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* TheHero: Agrivar. [[spoiler: After the Avatar crisis he falls out of this role, and is struggling just to remain sober and useful to his friends.]]



* JerkassGods: Labelas Enoreth. Although he later regrets his actions.

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* JerkassGods: The majority of Faerun's gods are presented this way - Labelas Enoreth. Although he later regrets Enoreth being the crucial one for the main characters. At the time Labelas invokes the OmniscientMoralityLicense tropes, but in his actions.last appearance in the series he actually does act more in keeping with his ChaoticGood teachings.



* KangarooCourt: Omen's very brief trial in the Triangles arc.

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* KangarooCourt: Omen's very brief trial in the Triangles arc. (Why the Halruuans decided to send Omen's ''former romantic rival'' to act as an unsupervised judge, jury and executioner is never quite made clear.)



* MadGod: Labelas Enoreth becomes this during the Time of Troubles, with catastrophic results for the crew.

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* MadGod: Labelas Enoreth becomes this Vartan is possessed by his god during the Time of Troubles, Troubles. The god isn't emotionally able to deal with his sudden exile and 'crippling', with catastrophic results for the crew.



* NayTheist: Vartan develops this philosophy during the crew's recovery from the Avatar crisis. Labelas is willing to keep providing Vartan with miraculous powers, but Vartan refuses to accept them on moral grounds.
--> '''Vartan:''' I would not accept gifts from a dishonest man. Why would I take them from a ''god'' who has proven himself dishonest?



* PhantomZone: The Demiplane of Fear, where Omen sends the artifacts they capture.

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* PhantomZone: The Demiplane of Fear, where Omen sends the artifacts they capture. (Not to be confused with [[TabletopGame/{{Ravenloft}} the Demiplane of Dread]], one hopes.)
19th Jan '15 12:35:45 PM LBHills
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* BrokenPedestal: Vartan's faith in Labelas is rock-solid at first. [[spoiler: Though the relationship can never be fully repaired, they do achieve some closure in the final issue.]]



* FireForgedFriends: All the main characters to some dergee, but the most blatant example is Foxy and Vartan, who start out ''really'' not liking one another, but over the adventures develop a mutual respect and appreciation.
* GodInHumanForm: During the Time of Troubles, all the gods descend to Faerun in their weaker avatar forms. Among them is Labelas Enoreth, who takes over Vartan's body.

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* FireForgedFriends: All the main characters to some dergee, degree, but the most blatant powerful example is Foxy and Vartan, who start out ''really'' not liking one another, but over the adventures develop a mutual respect and appreciation.
* GodInHumanForm: During the Time of Troubles, all the gods descend to Faerun in their weaker avatar forms. Among them is Labelas Enoreth, who takes over Vartan's body. Labelas claims (well after the fact) that the sudden 'confinement' left him temporarily insane.



* HiddenDepths: Within the first two comics we learn that Foxy knows how to be a midwife...
* TheHero: Agrivar. [[spoiler:He largely falls out of this role after Labelas Enoreth magnifies his alcoholism.]]

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* HiddenDepths: Within the first two comics we learn that Foxy knows how is (in addition to be a midwife...
his various adventuring skills) an experienced midwife.
* TheHero: Agrivar. [[spoiler:He largely [[spoiler: After the Avatar crisis he falls out of this role after Labelas Enoreth magnifies role, and is struggling just to remain useful to his alcoholism.friends.]]



* InterspeciesRomance: Vartan seems to favor human women.

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* InterspeciesRomance: Vartan seems to favor human women. [[spoiler: When he becomes an avatar, this predilection influences Labelas in a very dark way.]]



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Vartan, though his jerkishness lessens considerably over the course of the series. After his experience with Labelas [[BreakTheHaughty most of his attitude is gone.]]

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Vartan, though his jerkishness lessens he softens considerably over the course of the series. first thirteen issues. After his experience with Labelas [[BreakTheHaughty most of his attitude is gone.]]BreakTheHaughty moment, he becomes TheAtoner.



* WithDueRespect: Vartan abandons the worship of Labelas Enoreth in the wake of his actions during the Time of Troubles. Labelas attempts to regain his favor by granting the ''Realms Master'' crew one wish each, but it isn't until each refuses, and Labelas realizes he can't fix things so easily, that Vartan begins to respect him again.

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* WithDueRespect: The resolution of Vartan abandons the worship of Labelas Enoreth and Labelas' arc in the wake of his actions during the Time of Troubles. Labelas attempts to regain his favor by granting the ''Realms Master'' crew one wish each, but it isn't until each refuses, and Labelas realizes he can't fix things so easily, that Vartan begins to respect him again.
final issue.
19th Jan '15 12:23:37 PM LBHills
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* CallingYourAttacks: Spellcasters say the name of the spells they cast.
* CharacterOverlap: The first arc includes Alias and Dragonbait, from the Realms novel ''Azure Bonds''; the second arc includes prominent Realms character Elminster.

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* CallingYourAttacks: CallingYourAttacks / TranslationConvention: Spellcasters say the name of the spells they cast.
* CantArgueWithElves: Vartan is a subversion, since his casual prejudice results in regular karmic retribution. During the Avatar arc, efforts to argue with one of the elven gods tend to result in open threats or petty magical retribution.
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CharacterOverlap: The first arc includes Alias and Characters established elsewhere in the ''Forgotten Realms'' franchise turn up in the early issues, including Alias, Dragonbait, from the Realms novel ''Azure Bonds''; the second arc includes prominent Realms character Elminster.Elminster, Lhaeo, Mourngrym and Shaerl Amcathra, and so forth.
19th Jan '15 12:18:10 PM LBHills
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''Forgotten Realms'' was a comic book series, set in the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' setting. Published by DC Comics from 1989-1991, it was [[{{Spinoff}} Spun Off]] from the ComicBook/AdvandedDungeonsAndDragons comic and chronicled the further adventures of the [[ThePaladin paladin]] Priam Agrivar, who had debuted in that comic. In this series, he joined the crew of the ''[[CoolBoat Realms Master]]'' as they hunted down [[ArtifactOfDoom dangerous magical artifacts]] and got mixed up in other adventures along the way.

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''Forgotten Realms'' was a comic book series, set in the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' setting. Published by DC Comics from 1989-1991, it was [[{{Spinoff}} Spun Off]] from the ComicBook/AdvandedDungeonsAndDragons ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons comic and chronicled the further adventures of the [[ThePaladin paladin]] Priam Agrivar, who had debuted in that comic. In this series, he joined the crew of the ''[[CoolBoat Realms Master]]'' as they hunted down [[ArtifactOfDoom dangerous magical artifacts]] and got mixed up in other adventures along the way.
12th Sep '14 2:25:15 AM Roo
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''Forgotten Realms'' was a comic book series, set in the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' setting. Published by DC Comics from 1989-1991, it featured the crew of the ''[[CoolBoat Realms Master]]'' as they hunted down [[ArtifactOfDoom dangerous magical artifacts]] and got mixed up in other adventures along the way.

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''Forgotten Realms'' was a comic book series, set in the ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'' ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' setting. Published by DC Comics from 1989-1991, it featured was [[{{Spinoff}} Spun Off]] from the ComicBook/AdvandedDungeonsAndDragons comic and chronicled the further adventures of the [[ThePaladin paladin]] Priam Agrivar, who had debuted in that comic. In this series, he joined the crew of the ''[[CoolBoat Realms Master]]'' as they hunted down [[ArtifactOfDoom dangerous magical artifacts]] and got mixed up in other adventures along the way.


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* {{Spinoff}}: This comic was spun off from ''ComicBook/AdvancedDungeonsAndDragons'' comic, and subsequently got its own spinoff with the ''ComicBook/{{Spelljammer}}'' comic. The three comics [[CrossOver crossed over]] a couple of times.
12th Sep '14 2:07:52 AM Roo
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* DeadpanSnarker: Vartan.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Vartan.Vartan, though Foxy gets in a few good bits of snark at times as well. They occasionally engage in a bit of SnarkToSnarkCombat.


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* FireForgedFriends: All the main characters to some dergee, but the most blatant example is Foxy and Vartan, who start out ''really'' not liking one another, but over the adventures develop a mutual respect and appreciation.


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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Vartan, though his jerkishness lessens considerably over the course of the series. After his experience with Labelas [[BreakTheHaughty most of his attitude is gone.]]
24th Feb '14 10:14:18 AM Greenygal
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* Hidden Depths: Within the first two comics we learn that Foxy knows how to be a midwife...

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* Hidden Depths: HiddenDepths: Within the first two comics we learn that Foxy knows how to be a midwife...



* The SneakyGuy: Foxy all the way

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* The SneakyGuy: TheSneakyGuy: Foxy all the way
24th Feb '14 3:45:55 AM Gaelensloft
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* Hidden Depths: Within the first two comics we learn that Foxy knows how to be a midwife...


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* The SneakyGuy: Foxy all the way
11th Dec '13 8:25:16 PM Teakay
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* ElvesVersusDwarves: During the Time of Troubles, the elf god Labelas Enoreth battles the avatar of the dwarf god Clangeddin after flagrantly insulting Minder and the entire dwarven pantheon.

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* ElvesVersusDwarves: During the Time of Troubles, the elf god Labelas Enoreth battles the avatar of the dwarf god Clangeddin Silverbeard after flagrantly insulting Minder and the entire dwarven pantheon.
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