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9th Dec '13 8:56:53 AM Koveras
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Nick Perumov is a well known Russian fantasy and science fiction author. He was one of the pioneers of genre fantasy in Russia, and became famous after writing an unauthorized sequel to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings''; however, afterwards he used his newfound controversial fame to sell his own brand of fantasy. Although most of his works is fantasy, he also wrote the sci-fi duology ''Empire Is Above All''. ---- !!Notable series * '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', set several hundred years after the original. There is sufficient attention to Tolkien canon to make this series reasonably consistent and entertaining, but it is also widely berated for both being very similar (The lead characters are two dwarves and a hobbit, the MacGuffin is a set of mysteriously surviving Nazgūl rings) and avoiding StatusQuoIsGod by featuring warlike hobbits, TokenHeroicOrc and, ultimately, the fact that the writer had the audacity to [[spoiler: blow up the entire planet and evacuate the survivors into his own spin-off world of Hjorvard.]] Let's leave it at that. * '''''Literature/ChroniclesOfHjorvard''''' (1995-ongoing) is his first series set in ''The Consistent'' ("Упорядоченное") multiverse. This series of non-connected novels tells the story of Hedin and Rakot, two [[WitchSpecies True Mages]] who defeated the evil-ish Young Gods and set themselves as chief deities of the multiverse, and various other heroes from the above mentioned Hjorvard. A final novel in this series is now being written, intended as a GrandFinale for the entire Consistent cycle. * '''''Literature/KeeperOfTheSwords''''', also known as ''Chronicles of the Rift'' (1998-2006) is the second and most well known epic novel series set in ''The Consistent'' multiverse. It tells the story of Fess, mage, assassin and, most famously, necromancer, his travels over two worlds, quest to recover his memories and his ultimate battle to save both of these worlds from several malevolent deities, including an evil CrystalDragonJesus and his PathOfInspiration. Several non-Fess-centric novels are also included in this series. ** ''Literature/DiamondSwordWoodenSword'' is the opening novel of the series, depicting a DarkFantasy world known as Mel'in, where racism and elitism permeate society and eventually spark off an apocalyptic war. * '''''Literature/EmpireIsAboveAll''''' (2002-2004) is a ScienceFiction duology set in an interstellar [[TheEmpire Fourth]] [[PuttingOnTheReich Reich]] which is invaded by mysterious alien "Biomorphs". The hero, Ruslan Fateev, fights to free his Russian-speaking planet New Crimea from the empire and discover the truth behind the alien invasion. * '''''Literature/SevenBeastsOfRaileg''''' (2007-ongoing) is Perumov's new fantasy series, unconnected to his old Consistent multiverse. !!Standalone works * ''Literature/BlackBlood'' (1996), co-authored with Svyatoslav Loginov * ''Literature/WrongTimeForTheDragons'' (1997), co-authored with SergeyLukyanenko * ''Literature/MlavaTheRed'' (2011), co-authored with Vera Kamsha (''Literature/ArciaChronicles'') ----
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Nick Perumov is a well known Russian fantasy and science fiction author. He was one of the pioneers of genre fantasy in Russia, and became famous after writing an unauthorized sequel to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings''; however, afterwards he used his newfound controversial fame to sell his own brand of fantasy. Although most of his works is fantasy, he also wrote the sci-fi duology ''Empire Is Above All''. ---- !!Notable series * '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', set several hundred years after the original. There is sufficient attention to Tolkien canon to make this series reasonably consistent and entertaining, but it is also widely berated for both being very similar (The lead characters are two dwarves and a hobbit, the MacGuffin is a set of mysteriously surviving Nazgūl rings) and avoiding StatusQuoIsGod by featuring warlike hobbits, TokenHeroicOrc and, ultimately, the fact that the writer had the audacity to [[spoiler: blow up the entire planet and evacuate the survivors into his own spin-off world of Hjorvard.]] Let's leave it at that. * '''''Literature/ChroniclesOfHjorvard''''' (1995-ongoing) is his first series set in ''The Consistent'' ("Упорядоченное") multiverse. This series of non-connected novels tells the story of Hedin and Rakot, two [[WitchSpecies True Mages]] who defeated the evil-ish Young Gods and set themselves as chief deities of the multiverse, and various other heroes from the above mentioned Hjorvard. A final novel in this series is now being written, intended as a GrandFinale for the entire Consistent cycle. * '''''Literature/KeeperOfTheSwords''''', also known as ''Chronicles of the Rift'' (1998-2006) is the second and most well known epic novel series set in ''The Consistent'' multiverse. It tells the story of Fess, mage, assassin and, most famously, necromancer, his travels over two worlds, quest to recover his memories and his ultimate battle to save both of these worlds from several malevolent deities, including an evil CrystalDragonJesus and his PathOfInspiration. Several non-Fess-centric novels are also included in this series. ** ''Literature/DiamondSwordWoodenSword'' is the opening novel of the series, depicting a DarkFantasy world known as Mel'in, where racism and elitism permeate society and eventually spark off an apocalyptic war. * '''''Literature/EmpireIsAboveAll''''' (2002-2004) is a ScienceFiction duology set in an interstellar [[TheEmpire Fourth]] [[PuttingOnTheReich Reich]] which is invaded by mysterious alien "Biomorphs". The hero, Ruslan Fateev, fights to free his Russian-speaking planet New Crimea from the empire and discover the truth behind the alien invasion. * '''''Literature/SevenBeastsOfRaileg''''' (2007-ongoing) is Perumov's new fantasy series, unconnected to his old Consistent multiverse. !!Standalone works * ''Literature/BlackBlood'' (1996), co-authored with Svyatoslav Loginov * ''Literature/WrongTimeForTheDragons'' (1997), co-authored with SergeyLukyanenko * ''Literature/MlavaTheRed'' (2011), co-authored with Vera Kamsha (''Literature/ArciaChronicles'') ----[[redirect:Creator/NickPerumov]]
9th Dec '13 8:51:51 AM Koveras
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Also, proper emphasizing for an individual work.
** '''[[Literature/DiamondSwordWoodenSword Diamond Sword, Wooden Sword]]''' is the opening novel of the series, depicting a DarkFantasy world known as Mel'in, where racism and elitism permeate society and eventually spark off an apocalyptic war.
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** '''[[Literature/DiamondSwordWoodenSword Diamond Sword, Wooden Sword]]''' ''Literature/DiamondSwordWoodenSword'' is the opening novel of the series, depicting a DarkFantasy world known as Mel'in, where racism and elitism permeate society and eventually spark off an apocalyptic war.
9th Dec '13 8:51:04 AM Koveras
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"Incenerate" means "burn to cinders"; I think "spark off" was meant here...
** '''[[Literature/DiamondSwordWoodenSword Diamond Sword, Wooden Sword]]''' is the opening novel of the series, depicting a DarkFantasy world known as Mel'in, where racism and elitism permeate society and incinerate an apocalyptic war.
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** '''[[Literature/DiamondSwordWoodenSword Diamond Sword, Wooden Sword]]''' is the opening novel of the series, depicting a DarkFantasy world known as Mel'in, where racism and elitism permeate society and incinerate eventually spark off an apocalyptic war.
9th Dec '13 8:08:22 AM aurora369
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** '''[[Literature/DiamondSwordWoodenSword Diamond Sword, Wooden Sword]]''' is the opening novel of the series, depicting a DarkFantasy world known as Mel'in, where racism and elitism permeate society and incinerate an apocalyptic war.
6th Jun '13 6:13:47 PM karategal
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* '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', set several hundred years after the original. There is sufficient attention to Tolkien canon to make this series reasonably consistent and entertaining, but it is also widely berated for both being very similar (The lead characters are two dwarves and a hobbit, the MacGuffin is a set of mysteriously surviving Nazgul rings) and avoiding StatusQuoIsGod by featuring warlike hobbits, TokenHeroicOrc and, ultimately, the fact that the writer had the audacity to [[spoiler: blow up the entire planet and evacuate the survivors into his own spin-off world of Hjorvard.]] Let's leave it at that.
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* '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', set several hundred years after the original. There is sufficient attention to Tolkien canon to make this series reasonably consistent and entertaining, but it is also widely berated for both being very similar (The lead characters are two dwarves and a hobbit, the MacGuffin is a set of mysteriously surviving Nazgul Nazgūl rings) and avoiding StatusQuoIsGod by featuring warlike hobbits, TokenHeroicOrc and, ultimately, the fact that the writer had the audacity to [[spoiler: blow up the entire planet and evacuate the survivors into his own spin-off world of Hjorvard.]] Let's leave it at that.
3rd Jun '13 9:10:40 AM EryliaStarheart
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* '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', set several hundred years after the original. There is sufficient attention to Tolkien canon to make this series reasonably consistent and entertaining, but it is also widely berated for both being a SuspiciouslySimilarSequel (The MacGuffin is a mysteriously surviving Nazgul ring) and avoiding StatusQuoIsGod by featuring warlike hobbits, TokenHeroicOrc and, ultimately, the fact that the writer had the audacity to [[spoiler: blow up the entire planet and evacuate the survivors into his own spin-off world.]] Let's leave it at that. * '''''Literature/ChroniclesOfHjorvard''''' (1995-ongoing) is his first series set in ''The Consistent'' ("Упорядоченное") multiverse. This series of non-connected novels tells the story of Hedin and Rakot, two [[WitchSpecies True Mages]] who defeated the evil-ish Young Gods and set themselves as chief deities of the multiverse, and various other heroes from the world of Hjorvard. A final novel in this series is now being written, intended as a GrandFinale for the entire Consistent cycle.
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* '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', set several hundred years after the original. There is sufficient attention to Tolkien canon to make this series reasonably consistent and entertaining, but it is also widely berated for both being a SuspiciouslySimilarSequel very similar (The lead characters are two dwarves and a hobbit, the MacGuffin is a set of mysteriously surviving Nazgul ring) rings) and avoiding StatusQuoIsGod by featuring warlike hobbits, TokenHeroicOrc and, ultimately, the fact that the writer had the audacity to [[spoiler: blow up the entire planet and evacuate the survivors into his own spin-off world.world of Hjorvard.]] Let's leave it at that. * '''''Literature/ChroniclesOfHjorvard''''' (1995-ongoing) is his first series set in ''The Consistent'' ("Упорядоченное") multiverse. This series of non-connected novels tells the story of Hedin and Rakot, two [[WitchSpecies True Mages]] who defeated the evil-ish Young Gods and set themselves as chief deities of the multiverse, and various other heroes from the world of above mentioned Hjorvard. A final novel in this series is now being written, intended as a GrandFinale for the entire Consistent cycle.
3rd Jun '13 9:05:43 AM EryliaStarheart
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* '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', featuring bellicose hobbits, mysteriously surviving Nazgul rings and generally mangled Tolkien canon. Let's leave it at that.
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* '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', featuring bellicose hobbits, set several hundred years after the original. There is sufficient attention to Tolkien canon to make this series reasonably consistent and entertaining, but it is also widely berated for both being a SuspiciouslySimilarSequel (The MacGuffin is a mysteriously surviving Nazgul rings ring) and generally mangled Tolkien canon. avoiding StatusQuoIsGod by featuring warlike hobbits, TokenHeroicOrc and, ultimately, the fact that the writer had the audacity to [[spoiler: blow up the entire planet and evacuate the survivors into his own spin-off world.]] Let's leave it at that.
29th Jan '13 11:53:09 PM aurora369
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* '''''Literature/KeeperOfTheSwords''''', also known as ''Chronicles of the Rift'' (1998-2006) is the second and most well known epic novel series set in ''The Consistent'' multiverse. It tells the story of Fess, mage, assassin and, most famously, necromancer, his travels over two worlds, quest to recover his memories and his ultimate battle to save both of these worlds from several malevolent deities. Several non-Fess-centric novels are also included in this series.
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* '''''Literature/KeeperOfTheSwords''''', also known as ''Chronicles of the Rift'' (1998-2006) is the second and most well known epic novel series set in ''The Consistent'' multiverse. It tells the story of Fess, mage, assassin and, most famously, necromancer, his travels over two worlds, quest to recover his memories and his ultimate battle to save both of these worlds from several malevolent deities.deities, including an evil CrystalDragonJesus and his PathOfInspiration. Several non-Fess-centric novels are also included in this series.
29th Aug '12 4:46:03 AM Koveras
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Nick Perumov is a well known Russian fantasy and science fiction author. He was one of the pioneers of genre fantasy in Russia, and became famous after writing an unauthorized sequel to LordOfTheRings; however, afterwards he used his newfound controversial fame to sell his own brand of fantasy. Although most of his works is fantasy, he also wrote the sci-fi duology ''Empire Is Above All''.
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Nick Perumov is a well known Russian fantasy and science fiction author. He was one of the pioneers of genre fantasy in Russia, and became famous after writing an unauthorized sequel to LordOfTheRings; ''Literature/LordOfTheRings''; however, afterwards he used his newfound controversial fame to sell his own brand of fantasy. Although most of his works is fantasy, he also wrote the sci-fi duology ''Empire Is Above All''. All''.

!!Bibliography '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to LordOfTheRings, featuring bellicose hobbits, mysteriously surviving Nazgul rings and generally mangled Tolkien canon. Let's leave it at that. '''''Literature/ChroniclesOfHjorvard''''' (1995-ongoing) is his first series set in ''The Consistent'' multiverse. This series of non-connected novels tells the story of Hedin and Rakot, two [[WitchSpecies True Mages]] who defeated the evil-ish Young Gods and set themselves as chief deities of the multiverse, and various other heroes from the world of Hjorvard. A final novel in this series is now being written, intended as a GrandFinale for the entire Consistent cycle. '''''Literature/KeeperOfTheSwords''''', also known as ''Chronicles of the Rift'' (1998-2006) is the second and most well known epic novel series set in ''TheConsistent'' multiverse. It tells the story of Fess, mage, assassin and, most famously, necromancer, his travels over two worlds, quest to recover his memories and his ultimate battle to save both of these worlds from several malevolent deities. Several non-Fess-centric novels are also included in this series. '''''Literature/EmpireIsAboveAll''''' (2002-2004) is a ScienceFiction duology set in an interstellar [[TheEmpire Fourth]] [[PuttingOnTheReich Reich]] which is invaded by mysterious alien "Biomorphs". The hero, Ruslan Fateev, fights to free his Russian-speaking planet New Crimea from the empire and discover the truth behind the alien invasion. '''''Literature/SevenBeastsOfRaileg'''''(2007-ongoing) is Perumov's new fantasy series, unconnected to his old Consistent multiverse.
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!!Bibliography !!Notable series * '''''Literature/RingOfDarkness''''' (1993-1995) is what made him (in)famous: an unauthorized sequel trilogy to LordOfTheRings, ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'', featuring bellicose hobbits, mysteriously surviving Nazgul rings and generally mangled Tolkien canon. Let's leave it at that. that. * '''''Literature/ChroniclesOfHjorvard''''' (1995-ongoing) is his first series set in ''The Consistent'' ("Упорядоченное") multiverse. This series of non-connected novels tells the story of Hedin and Rakot, two [[WitchSpecies True Mages]] who defeated the evil-ish Young Gods and set themselves as chief deities of the multiverse, and various other heroes from the world of Hjorvard. A final novel in this series is now being written, intended as a GrandFinale for the entire Consistent cycle. cycle. * '''''Literature/KeeperOfTheSwords''''', also known as ''Chronicles of the Rift'' (1998-2006) is the second and most well known epic novel series set in ''TheConsistent'' ''The Consistent'' multiverse. It tells the story of Fess, mage, assassin and, most famously, necromancer, his travels over two worlds, quest to recover his memories and his ultimate battle to save both of these worlds from several malevolent deities. Several non-Fess-centric novels are also included in this series. series. * '''''Literature/EmpireIsAboveAll''''' (2002-2004) is a ScienceFiction duology set in an interstellar [[TheEmpire Fourth]] [[PuttingOnTheReich Reich]] which is invaded by mysterious alien "Biomorphs". The hero, Ruslan Fateev, fights to free his Russian-speaking planet New Crimea from the empire and discover the truth behind the alien invasion. '''''Literature/SevenBeastsOfRaileg'''''(2007-ongoing) invasion. * '''''Literature/SevenBeastsOfRaileg''''' (2007-ongoing) is Perumov's new fantasy series, unconnected to his old Consistent multiverse.multiverse. !!Standalone works * ''Literature/BlackBlood'' (1996), co-authored with Svyatoslav Loginov * ''Literature/WrongTimeForTheDragons'' (1997), co-authored with SergeyLukyanenko * ''Literature/MlavaTheRed'' (2011), co-authored with Vera Kamsha (''Literature/ArciaChronicles'') ----
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