Troy Denning (b. 1958) is a fantasy and science fiction author of the New York Times bestselling novel Waterdeep (1989), which he wrote with Scott Ciencin under the pseudonym Richard Awlinson. Other notable works are Dragonwall, Pages of Pain, and The Parched Sea. He is also known for his work on the epilogue to the Avatar trilogy, Crucible: The Trial of Cyric the Mad.

A former editor and game designer, one of his more notable games is the AD&D game Dark Sun, which he also wrote about in the Prism Pentad, a series of five novels. He is also the author of a number of Star Wars Legends novels.

He enjoys outdoor activities, practices martial arts, and currently lives in Wisconsin.

Realms BibliographyEdit

The Avatar seriesEdit

The Empires trilogyEdit

The Harpers seriesEdit

The Twilight Giants trilogyEdit

  1. The Ogre's Pact (1994)
  2. The Giant Among Us (1995)
  3. The Titan of Twilight (1995)

The Cormyr SagaEdit

Co-authored with Ed Greenwood

Lost Empires seriesEdit

Return of the Archwizards trilogyEdit

  1. The Summoning (Mar 2001)
  2. The Siege (Dec 2001)
  3. The Sorcerer (Nov 2002)

Realms of Shadow (anthology)Edit

The Sundering (series)Edit


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