Myst: The Book of Atrus was the first book in the Myst novel series. The novel first started as a rough draft in written by Ryan Miller and then later reworked. The Book of Atrus has ratings and reviews. Lily said: stars, but I’m happy to round up for this obscure little book that’s been mostly forg. The book provides a lot of background information on the D’ni and the persons of the games. The book’s main character is Atrus, following him throughout his.

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This book leaves a lot more mystery to the reader in the end and left us looking forward to the follow up text, “The Book of Ti’ana. He’s got a lot of imagination and that’s great, but I don’t think it has the multilayered transcendent oomph that I’ve seen in some reviews.

I was very surprised when I heard that this fantasy sci-fi novel was written based on an old series of video games that were very popular awhile back. End of Ages Uru Series Uru: Her devotion seeds and tends his love and loyalty. Gehn uses his powers to play god, while Atrus uses his powers to try to repair the damage, causing the relationship between father and son to fray. The book’s protagonist is Atrus. I like characters like Atrus, who is a quiet, intelligent, and sensitive boy.

The game looked cool so I grabbed this book from the free box. This site uses cookies. And yet Gehn is not a thoroughly despicable person, not fully fallen. I went in with the most positive outlook for all three books.

The Terahnee are suddenly stricken by a plague the D’ni brought with them; Atrus and his companions help the Age’s slaves recover and create a new society before returning to D’ni and sealing up the path to Terahnee.


The Myst Reader is a collection of three novels based on the Myst series of adventure games. Aug 03, Jenelle rated it really liked it Shelves: The concept is definitely intriguing, and the main character, Artus, is a very likable protagonist.

Refresh and try again. Ana, Gehn, and Atrus are the only decedents we are made aware of from this great society. This book brought awe into me when I read it, and I am sure it will to you if you read it.

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But its all to soon the Atrus realizes that What his father knows booo a corrupt and evil shadow of what the art is. Anna is my hero. Want to Read saving….

This is the guy I think does the best job: Skip to content Title: I mean, who doesn’t think about playing God sometimes? It certainly fills in quite a bit, but not everything. A bit slow, but picked up pace towards the end.

Yet in this novel you are introduced to not only infinite worlds, but the creation of new ones and the process to do so. Characterizations also evoked emotions in me. Like the story as a whole, the characters captured my interest but did not satisfy my curiosity except Atrus. Thanks for the review! When I got the books, I had my hopes high it would be a similar enjoyment. Most of Gehn’s worlds are unstable and if a world has inhabitants Gehn insists on be treated as a God.

Myst: The Book of Atrus

Yes, the girl he references frequently in the first “Myst” game. This part of the story, as you can imagine, holds the greatest interest for me. View all posts by David. I don’t feel I am spoiling very much of the book because it is riveting in itself.

Book Review: “Myst: The Book of Atrus” by Rand and Robyn Miller, with David Wingrove

The first part of the book focuses on life of Atrus’ grandfather Aitrus with his parents Kahlis and Tasera, Aitrus’ meeting with Ti’ana, and the birth of their son Gehn. The writing, at first, seems a little too detailed in its descriptiveness, but it was easy enough to bopk used to and I think it’s somewhat meta: Some might say the mystery was stripped away by having this book published, but honestly, Riven lacked depth in terms of the protagonist vs.


He wants to Write new Ages because of the beauty of the process and of how it may help him better understand his own world.

Love and Mercy Boom Thoughts on Everything. It’s less common to see fictional characters grappling with those issues themselves, but that’s exactly what this novel is about. Overall, this is a must read for a Myst fan, and highly recommended for the gentle-hearted adventurer trapped in any reader.

There are also iPhone and iPad versions, and I’m pretty sure there’s an Android version oof. I fell in love with Anna and Atrus immediately, and despised Gehn from the start. Wasn’t the plot of Myst based on Atrus’ two sons?

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Once again I find myself drawn to the series of Myst. You as a reader do not need to see all the background research that went into making the book so detailed, but you as a writer need to take a page out of Miller’s book and boko your world thoroughly.

I have tried to teach you the mechanics of the earth and stars; the ways of science and the workings of nature.