The Merchant of Death is the first book in The Pendragon Adventure. It is primarily set on Denduron, and describes Bobby Pendragon’s initial experiences as a. Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. He has a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. But there is something very special. Pendragon: Book One: The Merchant of Death, Book Two: The Lost City of Faar . story revolves around a kid named Bobby Pendragon, who gets taken off by.

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The story starts with Bobby Pendragon, a normal fourteen-year-old boy, preparing to leave his home to play in the state basketball semi-finals, but before he leaves, Courtney Chetwynde, a tje girl at his school, comes to his house and admits her feelings toward him.

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They drive on a motorcycle to a boarded-up subway station in the Bronx. So yeah, like Thr said, your basic, typical fantasy story Parent of a 17 year old Written by Bookworm October 21, I just love the premise of this series so much. I have lots and lots of thoughts on this book, and I don’t feel like fleshing out a proper review, so here’s a pro and con list.

My boyfriend laughed because when I finished the book after reading nearly pages in one dayI just kept sighing in exasperation.

May 09, Roxane rated it liked it Shelves: The concept of the series may not be the most original but the execution definately is. The villains are preposterous caricatures, Bobby and his friends accept bizarre occurrences too readily, Bobby solves problems too quickly merchnt easily, everything he needs is conveniently at hand, and even his special powers are amazingly opportune.


Published September by Aladdin Paperbacks first published Mark is also a great character, and we get to see him mature a little over the course of the novel.

Paperbackpages. Unfortunately, he soon learns that his house and family have disappeared, leaving not even a trace to show that Bobby had pendragno lived there, so he decides to travel to Cloral and continue his mission to avert Saint Dane’s evil mission.

Getting Press back, though, is only the beginning of stopping Saint Dane’s plans for sowing chaos across the planet and throughout the universe. Families can talk about the formulaic plot and stock characters. Very detailed time travelling adventure! I love the plot of this book and the characters are so different so its fun to watch them all develop less.

The Merchant of Death

He dissolves a whole bunch of tak and goes underground to see that Saint Dane had found a huge tak mine, and mercuant he destroys it, making all known tak on Denduron destroyed. The Merchant of Death Pendragon 1 by D. Thhe the advice of Osa, Bobby and Loor are using their spare time to write logs of their journeys, which are sent to their respective home territories via the Traveler rings.

Press takes Bobby through a flume to a world called Denduron, where an evil Traveler called Saint Dane is inciting war between the ruling Bedoowan and the virtually enslaved Milago miners.

The Merchant of Death: The Pendragon Series, Book 1 Book Review

It stopped being as distracting once I got used to it, but the book feels dated as hell, and I doubt it’ll find much of an audience with kids today because of it. It wasn’t horrible, but it was kind of mediocre, and I don’t have much interest in continuing with the series.


Bobby just manages to escape the explosion by pushing a mine cart that held the unconscious Loor into the ocean through a ventilation shaft. A teen smokes a cigarette. There’s a lot of stuff like that – most of the foreshadowing is either very obvious, or completely nonsensical unless you already know what it means.

Beauty by Sheri S. Column 4 Our impact report: But it is a good book. Bobby Pendragon is a seemingly normal fourteen-year-old boy. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Merchant of Death – Pendragon 1 Bobby Pendragon is a normal fourteen-year-old, middle class, athletic, teeager.

The Merchant of Death – Pendragon 1 Book Summary and Study Guide

I am a big fan of young adult fantasy fiction and I was looking forward to a new series boobby get lost in Bobby is slowly starting to realize that life in the cosmos isn’t quite what he thought it was. Saint Dane is such a fantastic villain as well. Click here to see the rest of this review. For much of the book, every time he tries to help, he messes up. After moving to Los Angeles, he made the feath switch from informational films, to entertainment.

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