The Thran (Magic: The Gathering: The Thran) – Kindle edition by J. Robert King. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. They were introduced in the Urza’s Saga set, with such cards as Thran Quarry and were able to cure; their arcane healing magic only worsened the disease. 4/27/, If a player somehow has only one land card in their graveyard when either of Fall of the Thran’s last two chapter abilities resolves, that player returns.

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Five years later, in AR, Glacianthe lead artificer of Halcyon, thrxn wounded in a riot and contracted an unknown disease, incurable by traditional Thran medicine.

Fall of the Thran (Dominaria) – Gatherer – Magic: The Gathering

As far as this book goes, I think having read The Brothers’ War first, I wanted to read this book a lot more than any other book pretty much ever. After this, Yawgmoth overthrows the council and imprisons its elders, as well as the delegates. You may choose not to untap Thran Weaponry during your untap step. I thoroughly enjoyed this story.

Halcyon has been rebuilt, and a grand festival is organized to praise its savior.

Thran Dynamo (Archenemy) – Gatherer – Magic: The Gathering

Jun 03, Andrew Oppenheimer rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet. Yawgmoth discovers that the powerstones on which all the technology of the Empire is based cause phthisis, and that the Untouchables get the disease from the Mana Rig which is based on top of gatheting caves.

Glacian in the meantime, amgic to develop a multiple-personality disorder, and is the only person not responding to the serum. Artifacts Cycle 5 books.

Meanwhile Gix leads a massive rebellion on Halcyon, with the Thran Templewhich is being built by Rebbec, wife of the hated Glacian, as one of the primary objective. Chronologically The Thran might have been printed first, but The Thran is much better when the reader becomes more involved in the story.


The Thran Alliance army is slaughtered. The book is divided into 4 parts, each starting with a chapter telling events of the Thran-Phyrexian War.

Still, I was like, god, Glacian won’t shut up, and Rebbec is too naive to be worth a damn, just cut their faces off, already. But the temple falls as one of the first victims to the death cloud. Refresh and try again. Thran Lens 2 Artifact All permanents are colorless.

Cradling the dead body, Rebbec discovers Yawgmoth has placed the two halves of that powerstone inside her husband. They represent 25 dwarven, elven, cat people, Viashino and minotaur nations who have allied themselves with the human barbarians of Gulatto Meisha and the Thran city-states Losanon and Wington. This page was last edited on 10 Julyat Sometime later, also inside the Caves of the Damned, Dyfed opens a permanent thra to an artificial world that is an impossible blend of artifice and life.

One of the darkest things I ever read.

I — Destroy all lands. John rated it really liked it Aug 18, You may put a historic permanent card from your hand onto the battlefield. Anyone who is interested in MtG and would like to get into the books I think should read this one, as it precedes all the other books as far as I know.

Word of yathering diagnosis was gathsring by skepticism by the elite, many of whom appeared to possess an innate resistance to the disease. Apr 08, Ross gatherimg it it was amazing. The lust for power is great in the human race and this story portrays the emotion and degeneration in a way that keeps you on the edge of your seat and wanting more. But then a strange group of delegates arrives.

He successfully did so, and named the plane Phyrexia. After managing to win the Battle of Megheddon Defile by using the Null Sphere, he drops a stonechargerthe magical equivalent of a nuclear warhead, on the fallen army. Preview — The Thran by J. In the absence of a clear majority, a count was gathered from the eldest delegate from each city-state.


Thran Empire

Dyfed eventually discovered a wholly artificial plane, covered in mechanical life and composed of nine nested spheres. Fall of the Thran 6 Enchantment — Saga As this Saga enters and after your draw step, add a lore counter.

During the last night of the Thran-Phyrexian War, both sides are preparing for the final battle, the Battle of Halcyon which will begin at dawn. It seems after reading this, which was written at least 10 years after the card game was released, that the story was always there and they always intended to tell it, but had never been able. Nov 25, Christie rated it really liked it.

Before history itself, the plane of Dominaira was ruled by the Thran. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The delegates tell the Thran leaders that they must strip Yawgmoth of his powers, or the alliance will declare war on them.

The story behind the cards is pretty interesting, though not always the most original, and it’s cool to read about the Thran power stones or some other reference to one of the cards.

In fact, it wasn’t until the Omnibus printing that I managed to get a copy. These books might be taking me down a dark path. Then one day, the planeswalker Dyfed visits Glacian, wanting to meet the gathernig in real life.

Absolutely worth a read, even for those with only an ancillary interest in the game. Artifacts Cycle 0Magic: