Publication:Dragons of the Hourglass Mage

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Dragons of the Hourglass Mage
System: Novel 
Abbreviation: — 
Series: The Lost Chronicles 
Author: Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman 
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast 
Publication Date: 2009 
Format: Hardback 
Page Count: 330 
ISBN-13: 978-0-7869-4916-8 
Preceded by: Dragons of the Highlord Skies 
Followed by: -/Time of the Twins

Dragons of the Hourglass Mage is a fantasy novel by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, based on the Dragonlance campaign setting. It is the third installment in the Lost Chronicles trilogy, which occurs between the storyline of the individual books of (Dragons of Autumn Twilight, Dragons of Winter Night, and Dragons of Spring Dawning), which compose the Chronicles trilogy. The events of this novel entirely take place during the same time frame as the events described in Dragons of Spring Dawning.

Plot introduction[edit]

Dragons of the Hourglass Mage reveals the motivations behind Raistlin's aspirations to become a god.

After Raistlin Majere became a wizard of the Black Robe, he travels to Neraka, the lord city of the Dark Queen,[1] under the excuse of joining her forces, but in reality, he plots his own rise to power. When Takhisis discovers that the dragon orb has entered her city, she dispatches Draconians to find it and to destroy the wizard who protects it. However, Raistlin uncovers Takhisis' plot to seize control of all magic, and he moves to stop her.[1] Meanwhile, Kitiara uth Matar, Raistlin's older sister, follows Takhisis' orders to set a trap for the Gods of Magic on the Night of the Eye.



This book chronicles the significant maturation of the character between his introduction in Dragons of Spring Dawning and later appearances, addressing many previously-unanswered questions.[2]

Bookwatch praised the narration of the audiobook version by Sandra Burr, saying, "Any fantasy audio library will welcome this."[1]


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 Books  Dragons of Autumn Twilight | Dragons of Winter Night | Dragons of Spring Dawning more...
  Films Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight
 Characters Tasslehoff Burrfoot | Dalamar the Dark | Flint Fireforge | Tanis Half-Elven | Steel Brightblade | Sturm Brightblade | Goldmoon | Riverwind | Caramon Majere | Raistlin Majere | Kitiara Uth Matar | more...
 Deities Paladine | Gilean | Takhisis | Mishakal | Sargonnas | Reorx | Solinari | Lunitari | Nuitari | more...
 Authors Margaret Weis | Tracy Hickman | Stan! | Don Perrin | Jean Rabe | more...

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AuthorMargaret Weis + and Tracy Hickman +
Help Wanted ReasonImage Needed +
ISBN13978-0-7869-4916-8 +
Media TypeHardback +
Page Count330 +
Publication Date2009 +
PublisherWizards of the Coast +
SystemNovel +
TitleDragons of the Hourglass Mage +