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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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 detah con list. Apr 09, Autumn rated it it was ok.

Kid, 12 years old February 19, Within the first two chapters, there is a description of the main character’s first open mouth kiss, a swear word, and talk of “making out”. This book was amazing. Mar 02, 4rachel rated it it was amazing. I’m excited to reread the rest of the series. The Eyes of Kid Midas. The Merchant of Death is the story of Bobby Pendragon, a normal fourteen year old boy who is going to save the world Views Read Edit View history.

The fabulousness of Osa. Repetitive and slow moving. Here, Bobby had a pretty good life, and he spends most of his time on Denduron being scared and unpleasant.

Bobby is slowly starting to realize that life in the cosmos isn’t quite what he thought it was. The story takes place in a “territory” Universe separate from the “Second Earth” universe of the story, there are ten territories in all called Denduron.

As Bobby runs for the flume giant dogs with yellow eyes chase after him. MacHale is a writer, director, executive producer penddragon creator of several popular television series and movies.


Imagine his surprise when he learns th The Merchant of Death is the story of Bobby Pendragon, a normal fourteen year old boy who is going to save the world It’s believable, it’s real, and it’s also a lot of fun.

Bobby, Alder and Loor try to rescue Press from the Bedoowan castle, armed with a backpack full of tools brought from Bobby’s home, Second Earth, to make the job of rescuing Uncle Press easier, despite the warning Press gave Bobby that territories are not to be mixed through items or otherwise.

Because, as he is about to discover, Denduron is only the beginning Bobby then goes back to Second Earth for merhcant little bit before going to Cloralthe setting for the next book.

He has a family, a home, and even Marley, his beloved dog. Loved the moral ambiguity! Return to Book Page. The Lost City of Faar. I wish I had read this first because this sets-up the series to make it more interesting. He also learns that the Milago are being oppressed by an evil tribe that live in a giant palace. Parent of a 17 year old Written by Bookworm October 21, They are avid backpackers, scuba divers and skiers. Paperbackpages. Bobby just manages to escape the explosion by pushing a mine cart that held the unconscious Loor into the ocean through a ventilation shaft.

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Trivia About The Merchant of D Simply put, the flow of the book does not allow me to jump into it, it keeps me separate and makes me constantly aware that these ‘journal entries’ are just a flowery way of telling Bobby’s story and are not intended for Courtney and Mark at all. These rings are made of the same stone which lines the flume; when the desired territory is named, the ring becomes a minuscule version of the flume, through which the journals are dropped.

He gets sucked through the flume to Denduron and his uncle joins him soon after. They are acquainted with Alder, a Bedoowen knight who is the Traveler from Denduron in disguise. The is moderate cursing and a lot of violence a man gets pushed down a g And before he can object, he is swept off to an alternate dimension known as Denduron, a territory inhabited by strange beings, ruled by a magical tyrant, and plagued by dangerous revolution.


They are better quality reads. I feel like this was probably cheesy in when this book came out, and almost 20 years later, it’s completely unbearable.

Dragon tale is great for bedtime read-aloud. After a daring escape, Uncle Press is captured by weird men in armor and Bobby finds himself in a village called inhabited by Milago. It’s not the book’s fault. Bobby then sees at the Second Earth flume, not only Mark, but Courtney Chetwyndethe girl Bobby had a crush on since grade school.


The Merchant of Death (Pendragon, #1) by D.J. MacHale

In particular, there’s one scene that makes absolutely no sense if you haven’t already read the book. Somehow, I missed any amount of hype surrounding Pendragon all my years growing reath and I have never been more upset. Some of them are like Loor, some of them are like Alder, and some of them are like Uncle Press and Bobby. Like I mentioned before, Bobby Pendragon starts out as a useless protagonist.

The Merchant of Death

He is going to save the world. Bobby travels back to Second Earth with Uncle Press, hoping to find his family and carry on with his former life. The Bedoowan have more advanced tools and technologies such as running water, stoves, and artificial light.

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