Tyler Jacobson discusses cover art for the core rulebooks. R.A. Salvatore and Troy Denning join the conversation about the end of The Sundering and start of the Tyranny of Dragons!

Tyler Jacobson

In our first segment, Shelly Mazzanoble and Trevor Kidd speak with Tyler Jacobson—the artist who created the glorious cover illustrations for the fifth edition Player’s Handbook and Dungeon Master’s Guide. In addition, Tyler also created the covers for, among a great many things, the Legacy of the Crystal Shard, Dead in Thay and Scourge of the Swordcoast adventures, the Sundering lineup, and a host of other gorgeous artwork for Dungeons & Dragons as well as Magic: the Gathering.

More of his art can be found at: tylerjacobsonart.com.

PHB Cover: In this fiery scene, the fire giant King Snurre, suffering no fools to live, calls his hell hounds to join him in confronting unwelcome guests in his home.

DMG Cover: In this chilling scene, the archlich Acererak, newly returned, raises an army of undead and prepares to unleash it on an unsuspecting world.

In our second segment, Shelly Mazzanoble and Bart Carroll discuss Tyranny of Dragons with two of our celebrated authors.

R.A. Salvatore

R.A. Salvatore is the New York Times best-selling author of The Legend of Drizzt, one of the most successful fantasy series of all time. In the second book of the Companions Codex, Rise of the King (releasing September 30), R.A. Salvatore picks up the storyline of dwarf king Bruenor Battlehammer and his bloody feud with the orc kingdom of Many Arrows.

He lives in Massachusetts, but is a loyal citizen of Red Sox Nation. Find him on Facebook, and at his own web site, rasalvatore.com.

Troy Denning

Troy Denning is the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: Tatooine Ghost and Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Star by Star, as well as WaterdeepPages of PainBeyond the High RoadThe Summoning, and many other novels. A former game designer and editor, he lives in western Wisconsin with his wife, Andria.

In the penultimate book of the Sundering series, The Sentinel (out now), Troy Denning, makes his long-awaited return to the Forgotten Realms.

Rise of the King: The orcs of Many Arrows decide to take advantage of the chaos and lay siege to the dwarf kingdoms of the Silver Marches, including Mithral Hall.

The Sentinel: Embittered paladin, Kleef Kenric, finds himself embroiled in a quest to stop evil forces from taking advantage of the chaos rolling across the land of Faerûn.

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