written by Velverin
Time for another round of reviews. This time I focus it on two products that give the spotlight to the goddess of Eilistraee. Eilistraee is the daughter of Corellon and Lolth. After the conflict between her parents was over she followed her mother into the Demonweb Pits. Not because she believed she was right but to be a beacon of light for the elves that became the drow.
Back in AD&D I played a drow thief who slowly changed towards her, this was also the time when I fell for the drow as a whole. Coming from the Dark Eye they were completely different than the elves I knew. Sure D&D elves are in general different to those of the Dark Eye, but high and wood elves weren’t that special in my point of view. Of course, everyone told me about Lolth etc. but I first encounter the broader spectrum when a friend lent me his copy of Drow of the Underdark and up to today it is my absolute favorite background book. So from there started my fascination with the drow and Eilistraee in particualar.