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Wonderful...March 2 2006
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Enter Myst: The Book of D'ni. The third installment of the wonderfully acclaimed novels of Myst. Rand Miller indulges us with another spectacular thrill ride of the magical worlds that were created via teleportation books known as the linking books. And this time, we're taken to not in D'ni, but to another world. A world that the D'ni tried so hard to protect, even after its tragic demise.... but when Atrus and his lovely wife, Catherine, accompanied now by some young friends, found a linking book hidden away from the D'ni during the attack of the plauge. Unaware at what might happen to the people living in that world, they link.
This book was to me, a wonderfully written story. Although it's not as good as Rand's previous two installments, Book of Ti'ana and Book of Atrus. But I will refuse to say that Book of D'ni isn't bad either. If you've read the Book of Ti'ana, you'll realize a similarity later in the story. The new world Rand introduces us to is nothing short of breathtaking. Although this story doesn't pull you in and make you feel like you're "really there" like BoT did, the characters aren't as memorable as the others are, either. Because after reading this book, the only characters you'll be left to remember are the ones at the very end. Still, it's a wonderful story. And since the Book of Marrim is being finished very, very soon (more like, extremely soon), it's best to read this book to familiarize yourself with Marrim. As she will become important in the next book.