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Paul S. Kemp is a New York Times best-selling author most known for his Forgotten Realms novels. Some examples of his work include the Resurrection (the final installation of War of the Spider Queen series) and the Erevis Cale novels.


"Soulbound" (short story)

Part of the anthology Realms of the Dragons, it has been collected in The Erevis Cale Trilogy Omnibus.

"Resurrection" (short story)

Part of the book The Halls of Stormweather, it introduces Erevis Cale.

Shadow's Witness

Second book of the Sembia: Gateway to the Realms series, continuing the story of Erevis Cale, started in "Resurrection."


The last book of the War of the Spider Queen series.

The Erevis Cale Trilogy

Focuses on two worshipers of Mask and a halfling cleric of Brandobaris.

  1. Twilight Falling (2003)
  2. Dawn of Night (2004)
  3. Midnight's Mask (2005)
The Twilight War

Details the Shadovar subtle takeover of Sembia.

  1. Shadowbred (2006)
  2. Shadowstorm (novel) (2007)
  3. Shadowrealm (2008)
Cycle of Night

Was to be Kemp's third Forgotten Realms trilogy, but it was cancelled.[1]

The Godborn

The Sundering Book 2. Introduces Vasen, Cale's son. It was released October 1 2013.[2]

Production problems[]

On November 3rd 2009 Kemp announced he was ending his work with Wizards of the Coast, and that the Cycle of Night trilogy would not be published.[3]

On February 22nd 2010 Paul S. Kemp announced his "reunion tour" with Wizards of the Coast, and that the Cycle of Night trilogy will indeed be finished. [4]

On August 20, 2012 Paul posted a blog saying that the Cycle of Night were again called off, but instead the trilogy would be a single standalone novel The Godborn which would, along with novels from five other authors, be part of the new series The Sundering.[2]


External Links[]


  1. Paul S. Kemp. Cycle of Nights titles. Retrieved on 2009-05-05.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Sundering guide. Retrieved on 2012-08-20.
  3. Paul S. Kemp. Paul S. Kemp's Blog. Retrieved on 2009-11-03.
  4. Paul S. Kemp. Paul S. Kemp's Blog. Retrieved on 2010-02-22.