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  Book Review: The Elric Saga
Sean H., Saugus, MA The Elric Saga, consisting of six books, is the most enchanting and fascinating tale I have ever read.
Elric's bride, Cimmoril, is kidnapped by Yrkoon, who would do anything to kill Elric.
Yrkoon leads Elric into the realm of the fl swords, forged by the magic of his ancestors 10,000 years before.
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  Elric of Melnibon√© - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elric is an introspective, haunted and treacherous anti-hero.
Elric is the tool of his evil, sentient sword Stormbringer, which is itself a parody of the normal sword-and-sorcery hero's weapon.
The Elric character is affectionately parodied in the Cerebus the Aardvark graphic novels by Dave Sim, as Elrod of Melvinbone, the Albino.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Elric   (2338 words)

 Timeline of Elric's Life
Elric attempts to rescue Cymoril, but both she and her brother, the usurper Yyrkoon, die on the end of Stormbringer.
Elric is sent to the realm of the Gypsy Nations and meets Gaynor the Damned and a woman called the Rose.
Elric attempts to broker an alliance between the kings of the Southlands and the nations of the north, which the men of the south reject.
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 The Elric Saga
Although Elric is able to overcome his genetic weaknesses, and for the first time in his life he no longer needs to ingest his sorceress potions to sustain his life, this strength is gained at the price of a symbiotic relationship with his blade.
Elric's companions are killed and the true nature of his symbiotic sword is revealed again in all it's unwieldy gore.
Elric rises the spirit of the demon slain during his wife's abduction and learns of a new riddle, a new quest, as the fates turn...
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 Elric Trollbane   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Elric is in his mid thirties and is a large 5'11 man topping 250 lbs.
Elric was a member of the Company of the Copper Drake.
Elric was engaged by the Company as a guard and guide.
www.nettally.com /fincher1/arylon/elric_trollbane.htm   (290 words)

 DP S1995M: The Elric Variants
This is a tale of when Elric was a king, the commander of dragons, fleets, and all the folk of that half-human race which had ruled the earth for ten thousand years.
Elric is unlike most fantasy heroes is that he is really a sad and lonely figure who ultimately brings death to all around him.
Control of Elric is lost either by renouncing him or if he is forced to retreat; in either instance the GM randomly hides him in one of the neutral supply centres.
www.diplom.org /Zine/S1995M/Nelson/Elric.html   (2714 words)

 OFF THE SHELF—“Elric of Melnibone”
Elric has been an enigma in the fantasy world since his first appearance way back in 1972 – born one year after me. Starting slowly, the saga of Michael Moorcock’s Elric line tell the grandest of tales.
Elric, of course, had Stormbringer –; a sword that reputedly had an ego of mythical proportions.
Also, Elric was forced to align with the Chaos Lord Arioch, who sees Elric as a last bid for power in a world that is forgetting him and his immortal ilk.
www.legendsmagazine.net /135/elric.htm   (719 words)

 Elric Summary
Elric makes random appearance at start of turn when (1) off board or (2) not stacked with another personality.
Elric placed via drawing a spell -- goes to capital or main city of country msutered, player may choose which muster.
Elric may be stolen by a better leader.
spotlightongames.com /summary/elric.html   (847 words)

 LMT Tech Resource Store: Books : Elric of Melnibone (Elric)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The youthful Elric is a cynical and melancholy king, heir to a nation whose 100,000-year rule of the world ended less than 500 years hence.
Elric of Melnibonandeacute; follows Yrkoon's scheming, reaching its climax in a battle between Elric and Yrkoon with the demonic runeblades Stormbringer and Mournblade.
He is Elric, Emperor of Melnibone, cursed with a keen and cynical intelligence, schooled in the art of sorcery -- the hero of Michael Moorcock's remarkable epic of conflict and adventure at the dawn of human history...
www.elise.com /lmtstore/0441203981/Elric_of_Melnibone_Elric.html   (708 words)

 Elric Musters & Spells + Background Info
Lord of the Felines; summoned by Elric in Bane of the Blacksword to help drinij Bara recover his soul, which is imprisoned in the body of a cat.
Elric sought his aid against the Pyaray and the Chaos Fleet in Stormbringer, but Chaos was too strong and Straasha was limited to saving the lives of Elric and his party when they were forced to abandon their flagship.
Elric, Corum, Erekose and Hawkmoon in the fight vs. Agak and Gagak.
spotlightongames.com /chart/elric.html   (2106 words)

 Wedding Sutra.com :: Celebrity Weddings - Zahira Lakdawala and Elric D'Souza.
Elric was choreographing the Navy Ball in Lonavla and he invited Zahira to participate in the fashion show.
Elric though was a bit disappointed that his days of flirting were over.
Elric and Zahira chose a Blue and Silver theme (they were actually keen on a 'frosty' theme but practical constraints made it difficult to implement it).
www.weddingsutra.com /community/celebwed_zahira&elria.asp   (578 words)

His name was Elric of Melniboné, king of ruins, lord of a scattered race that had once ruled the ancient world.
Elric, sorcerer and swordsman, slayer of kin, despoiler of his homeland, white-faced albino, last of his line....
Elric and the people, places, and things of the Young Kingdoms are Copyright 1998/2003 Michael Moorcock, All Rights Reserved.
www.dodgenet.com /~moonblossom/elric.htm   (318 words)

 Literature \ Novels \ Elric of Melnibonè   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
When Elric, albino prince of Melniboné, arrives there he is weak and close to death, and is easily forced into agreeing to a mysterious quest: to find the Pearl at the Heart of the World, which will convey much power to its owner, but which lies concealed in the hidden Fortress of the Pearl.
Elric of Melniboné, last of the emperors of a once mighty land, self-exiled bearer of the sword of deathpower called Stormbringer, found a ship waiting for him on a mist-wreathed alien seashore.
Elric of Melnibonè, proud prince of ruins, last lord of a dying race, wanders the lands of the Young Kingdoms in search of the evil sorcerer Theleb K'aarna.
www.novymir.com.au /terminalcafe/elric.html   (1183 words)

 SFBookcase.com - Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock - Reference of Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels/Authors.
Elric, who has studied sorcery all of his life, is haunted by an illness which weakens him forcing him to take drugs to maintain his strength.
Yrkoon plots against Elric and steals the throne of Melnibone by murdering his weakend cousin after an attempted raid on the city by one of the young kingdoms.
Elric is brought back by the gods setting in motion the events which will lead Elric to his destiny.
www.sfbookcase.com /viewbook.asp?bookno=1135   (438 words)

 Moorcock's Miscellany - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
From 1961 Moorcock wrote the first Elric stories as a deliberate reversal of the cliches common to heroic fantasy.
Elric themes appear in other stories, including the 'post-modernist adventures' of Jerry Cornelius.
Central to his fantasy novels is an "Eternal Champion" constantly struggling with conventional notions of good and evil and for balance between law and chaos.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Elric of Melnibone Vol 8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Elric of Melniboné is a requisite title in the hard fantasy canon, a book no fantasy fan should leave unread.
Elric of Melniboné follows Yrkoon's scheming, reaching its climax in a battle between Elric and Yrkoon with the demonic runeblades Stormbringer and Mournblade.
Elric is the unlikely emperor of this isolated kingdom, a symbol of commerce and a target for the many who lust after its success.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1857983343   (1017 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Stormbringer (Elric)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
The most striking contrast between Elric and his rival fantasy heroes is Elric's intellectualism: he is painfully aware of his bizarre situation and he is always questioning himself and how he handles things.
Elric is a memorable character, and his doom is so remarkable, that it is worth the handful of hours to indulge this book and make his acquaintance.
Elric is an aspect of the Eternal Champion (a character found in nost of Moorcock's fantasy work) doomed, in this world, to bring its destruction and in the process, restore the balance between Law and Chaos.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0441787541?v=glance   (2494 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Elric: "The Stealer of Souls" AND "Stormbringer" (Millennium Fantasy ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Elric is doomed to sacrifice friends and lovers, as well as those enemies he wishes to spare, to the great fl sword from which he derives not merely prowess but the capacity to be other than a neurasthenic invalid in these early stories.
News that Elric is soon to be filmed has produced a flurry of excitement amongst his fans and I must say it's time we saw the old albino brought to the big screen.
The two volumes, Elric of Melnibone and Stormbringer give you all the original stories and The Dreamthief's Daughter was published recently.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1857987438   (1142 words)

 Sweet Despise : Michael Moorcock Homepage
When Moorcock was offered editorship of New Worlds he was already a successful writer with the Elric character, his most famous creation, under his belt.
He took New Worlds, a traditional SF magazine filled with space ships and sword fights, and turned it into a vehicle for the '60's alternative culture as well as pathing the way for modern contemporary fiction.
Elric of Melnibone will be reissued as part of Orion's Fantasy Masterworks series and will be released in May 2001.
www.eclipse.co.uk /sweetdespise/moorcock   (532 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Elric of Melnibone (Elric)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
"Elric of Melnibone," by Michael Moorcock, is a sword-and-sorcery tale whose hero, Elric, is the albino king of an ancient island nation.
Elric lives in a world of magic and warfare; it's a place where humans have dealings with powerful supernatural beings.
Elric calls to the Sea King to help him get to the surface because he is weak from fighting and unable to get to the surface himself.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0441203981?v=glance   (1846 words)

 EN World - Morrus' D&D / d20 News & Reviews Site - What is the first Elric book?
Elric is an aspect of the Eternal Champion - many of the other aspects have their own series of novels, such as Hawkmoon and Corum, which you should also read (especially Hawkmoon).
Elric is one aspect of the eternal champion.
Though Elric is close to an anti Conan, there is a fair degree of mowing through opponents with the star of the show- Stormbringer, and he does get around with the women.
www.enworld.org /forums/archive/index.php/t-86198.html   (1564 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Books: Elric of Melnibone (The Tale of the Eternal Champion)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Instead of a poor but honorable, muscular barbarian questing for a throne Elric is an evil, sickly, super-civilised prince who gives up his throne to go adventuring (for one reason or another).
Elric's father, Sadric, has already begun the rot before the series opens, finding himself unable to sacrifice the usual number of brides and bridegrooms to bring good luck to his own wedding.
When you've done with the two omnibuses there are still two fine Elric novels to be read, which develop the ideas both dramatically and intellectually (for Moorcock is that rare thing, an intellectual fantast working in a popular mode).
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 Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock, a classic fantasy book   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
An albino, sustained by rare drugs, it fell to him to confront the rise of the Young Kingdoms, of the monsters and sorceries which were threatening to overwhelm him and his ancient crown.
Elric is the introspective albino Emperor of the island kingdom of Melniboné.
Elric is far from the typical sword and sorcery hero.
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 icCheshireOnline - Elric gets a stage for his writing skills
Elric Cadwallader, of Brooklyn Drive, Great Sutton, has also directed the play Sagacity which will be shown at Edge Hill University's Rose Theatre tomorrow night.
Elric, 20, who grew up in Ellesmere Port and attended Sutton High School, believes he was always destined to be involved in performing arts.
Elric added: 'The monologue never made it to London because I'd fallen in love with the characters and the world I'd started to create so I decided to finish the story.
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    sympathy: a fanlisting for Alphonse Elric // v2
Alphonse is the younger brother of Edward Elric, the Fullmetal Alchemist mentioned in the title.
His soul was resealed by Ed into a suit of armour after a botched human transmutation during their childhood, but Al is every bit as devoted to his brother as ever, and though he's seen many horrible things, he's still pure at heart.
This fanlisting has been approved by thefanlistings.org & animefanlistings.org, but is not affiliated with Sony or the owners of FMA (unfortunately).
dine.riddel.nu /al   (117 words)

 Elric: Song of the Black Sword (Eternal Champion Series, Vol. 5)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Elric of Melnibone introduces its namesake, his best friend Dyvim Tvar, his lover Cymoril, and his competent cousin Yyrkoon.
The most interesting aspect of these books for myself was not the massive genocide Elric commits with Stormbringer or the bizarre adventures he physically and metaphysically sets foot on, but the strong development of Elric himself.
Although the internal struggle Elric is supposed to go through is extremely weak in my humble opinion, there's the interesting matter of him being the last in a great and powerful line of sorcerer emperors.
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 Elevating Elric: Michael Moorcock Interviewed
The first Elric novel, which wasn't my first novel, but was my first published novel, was done in four 15,000 word sections.
All my books are carefully constructed and a lot of the initial work is spent working out how to do the structure, so that even my unconventionally structured books are very tight in their underpinning and foundations, as it were.
Elric has sold worldwide, too, and has remained in print in most of the industrialised countries for years, so I suppose it has to be Elric.
www.computercrowsnest.com /sfnews2/02_aug/news0802_1.shtml   (4155 words)

 Amazon.ca: Books: Elric at the End of Time   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It was an all-out spoof of the fantasy genre in general, and of Elric in particular.
Up until this book, I had been reading the Elric novels because they are often held up as classics of the fantasy genre, and because my brother said they were good books.
The only good thing about it is the really short story about Elric, not the one with him at the end of time which is just strange and really lacks a plot other than resembling a DandD dungeon crawl.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0886774101   (560 words)

 Elric! Dark Fantasy Roleplaying   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
This map is the same essentially as that presented in the White Wolf version of Elric: Song of the Black Sword and Elric: The Stealer of Souls, both by Michael Moorcock.
These maps are a bit more vague than the maps in the earlier editions which were produced from earlier maps for Avalon Hill's Elric war game.
The system is a little less in line with what Michael Moorcock portrays in the Elric saga, but tries to remain within its framework.
www.geocities.com /Area51/Capsule/7909/stormbringer/elric.html   (1646 words)

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