The trilogy has two major story arcs: Raistlin Majere's aspirations to godhood, and his twin Caramon Majere's attempts to stop him; and Laurana was captured by the forces of evil, but Flint and Tas were allowed to go back to the city of Kalaman. In the Temple of the Dark Queen in Neraka, Tasslehoff is poisoned by a trap sprung by a picked lock. Dragon magazine introduced some of the Heroes of the Lance in a series of short stories, as a preview to the Dragonlance story; "A Stone's Throw Away" in Dragon #85 (May 1984) was the second of these, and is a story about Tasslehoff. Hederick subsequently fell into the fireplace, and Tas tried to knock down Hederick with a disguised Blue Crystal Staff. Then Caramon and Tas descended into the depths of the fortress to confront Raistlin and Crysania prior to their traveling through the Portal. This bracelet saved his life from a poisonous spider and he saved a merchant's life when he was about to be ambushed. This is especially shown during Chronicles Book 2: Dragons of Winter Night when the companions were tied up and escorted to the mayor and while walking the street under the jeering of the crowd, Tas, as the master of taunting, managed to enrage the crowd into a riot and managed to be saved by the knights on covert mission in the chaos. All were thrown into the dungeon, save Tanis. Language: English … Unlike his sickly twin, Caramon … Upon their return, Tas worked for Jenna and located Usha with the help of Dougan Redhammer. While in the mountains, Sturm and Derek took the orb with them to the fortress, while Gilthanas, Silvara, Laurana, Flint, and Tas took another route through the mountains to throw off the pursuing elves. While en route to find a dragon orb, Tas and the Companions experienced the dream that Tanis and friends ventured into in Silvanesti. Before leaving he told the companions that kenders would go down in Krynnish lore. They boarded a ship and made their way to the Isle of Sancrist. Despite the destruction of the city, Palanthas repulsed the invasion of the Blue Lady's Army and rose again. When the companions separated, Tas had no intention of leaving his friends but a bounty hunter (who was a beautiful dwarven woman, and was later killed by the half-orc Denzil) came to arrest him and bring him back to Kendermore. They escaped, along with the other kender caught there. Tas watched Lord Soth turn down Mina’s offer to lead her army of the dead, then Tas was released from his time travels only to be captured by Knights of Neraka, who had been ordered to bring all kender to Mina. Caramon is loyal to a fault to his brother and frequently puts himself in harm's way to protect Raistlin despite the knowledge that Raistlin is willing to kill him to achieve his e… Selana arrived to collect the bracelet and when she learned that it was gone she demanded that they get the bracelet back, so they all went off together to find it. During this time, Tas was able to wander the city and see the sights. Growing up reading the Dragonlance novels in the late 80's / early 90's, I figured he would be an eternal character. They came to a strange place with a dragon carving outside of a cave. His face has a look of foreboding. Tas wanted to stop the Kingpriest from causing the Cataclysm, but instead he actually got to see the Fiery Mountain hit Istar. Tas, like all kender of the Dragonlance series, could be compared to a 5-year-old child; he is utterly irresponsible in any task that is not of the utmost importance, and often takes things that do not belong to him, which to a kender is "borrowing" and not stealing. Like all kender, Tas hated being bored, and on the occasion that he was, he was known to begin talking about meaningless things to anyone who would listen. Tas, upon leaving Solace, acquired a bracelet that Flint made for Selena Sonluanaau. He is clothed in simple pants and buckle boots, and is wearing a sleeveless fur coat. Jenna brought Usha and Tas to the Tower of Palanthas and they were put to sleep, though Tas's dreaming fingers acquired a silver spoon from a table. Tasslehoff Burrfoot (Kender Thief) – Tas is a well-meaning troublemaker whose curiosity often gets him and his friends into various amounts of trouble. While normally a nuisance, these qualities often help the Companions as well. In the dream, Tas was stuck by a poison needle and died from the poison. Tas had a great time doing evil things for the minotaurs, especially messing around with his minotaur guards by having them paint and repaint his bedroom at the minotaur palace. He brought Fizban back, who woke his friends. A dying Caramon realized that something was wrong since Raistlin's spirit wasn’t waiting for him, and he made Gerard promise to take Tas to Dalamar. When he was out fishing with Caramon, Flint and Raistlin one day, Caramon tried to catch a fish with his bare hands and capsized the boat. When Tas reached The Ruins, he was captured by a friendly ogre. Hair Color The mayor sends a bounty hunter off after … Instead of the Solace they remembered, the two returned to a barren and muddy wasteland, punctuated by strange storms and lightning that had killed nearly everything. Tas then convinced Tanis to follow him to the Tower of High Sorcery at Palanthas, where Caramon had attempted to enter the Shoikan Grove. In the city of Tarsis the Beautiful, he nearly died by a burning building falling on top of him. Dougan, Palin, Usha, and Tas then took Usha's boat back to the Irda island and, after an encounter with shadow wights, retrieved the pieces of the Graygem. Eye Color Tas grew up with his parents and sister until 341 AC, when at the age of sixteen, he got the Wanderlust itch. Tasslehoof is killed years later in the Summer of Dragons Flame when the Mad God Chaos steps on him. Tasslehoff's Adventure By Andrew Lindstrom Tasslehoff Burrfoot skipped happily down the road to Solace, his pouches bouncing wildly behind him. Plus, his cheerful demeanor is often a welcome ray of light in the books' darker moments, though his gradual journey to maturity is one of the series' most satisfying arcs—and the reason he becomes such a heroic figure in later volumes.". Riverwind remembered that this was the place where he found his beloved's Blue Crystal Staff. Tasslehoff They set off immediately, but were waylaid by satyrs, who made them stop, dance, and drink while the satyrs played music for a whole day. The first time he attempted to attend the funeral, he arrived too late. An old man yelled that Goldmoon and Riverwind were wanted, since the local lord Toede had been seeking the Blue Crystal Staff. In the spring of 356 AC, Tas and Caramon were sent along with Crysania of Tarinius, a cleric of Paladine, to protect her on the journey from Solace to the Tower of High Sorcery at Wayreth. Here he finds a long knife (Tas calls it a small sword), dubbed by Caramon “Rabbit Slayer”. Conundrum and Tas visited Huma and Magius, then a young and black-robed Raistlin before Conundrum was deposited at the Hedge Maze. He arrived at the funeral too late, but discovered that in that particular future, Dalamar was Head of the Conclave and Head of the Black Robes, Palin was Head of the White Robes, Silvanoshei was king of the United Elven Nations, and Gilthas was ambassador to the United Human Nations. In the Tower of High Sorcery he entered a dimension. In order to force Chaos to part or remain on Krynn, the gods needed Chaos' blood, and so, at the end of the Chaos War Tasslehoff insulted Chaos, making the deity careless. He has three uncles, by the names of Remo Lockpick, Bertie, and Wilfre. Tas searched for them in the Ruins and found a secret portal in some sort of magical tower there. His hair is pulled back into a topknot that flows down his back. Straight from the pouch of the legendary Tasslehoff Burrfoot (the original), we present a collection of a dozen maps set in the Age of Mortals. He didn't actually die but the memory felt very real. Dragonlance Legends is a trilogy of fantasy novels written by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman, which take place in the Dragonlance setting. Their ship crashed on Southern Ergoth and they were captured by Silvanesti Elves. The creature's sword whistled harmlessly overhead as the dwarf gave a startled yell and fell over backwards on top of Sturm. He was then kidnapped by a half-orc named Denzil, who needed a map of Tas' to find a treasure located in The Ruins. She quickly joined the church. ", Lauren Davis of io9 describes Tasslehoff as "endlessly resourceful and his tendency to steal any small object in sight proves more useful than annoying. Tas used the device again to bring Mirror, Odila, and Gerard to the place where the One God had imprisoned the metallic dragons. … Thus, he was unsuccessfully hunted by the Dark Knight, Mina. Series.
While travelling during his Wanderlust, Tasslehoff´s day of Life Gift is on the 2nd of December, 325 A.C. Also like all of his race, he has a ludicrously large topknot, which is to a kender what a beard is to a dwarf. He also visited an imprisoned Sturm ripped off one of his mustaches. Tas wasn’t ready to die yet, so he used the Device to escape Palin and visit Goldmoon at the Citadel of Light, though Palin caught up with him. This magical artifact got its name when Caramon Majere, fellow Hero of the Lance, said that it would only be of use against ferocious rabbits. After the war Tasslehoff splits up with the other Companions of the Lance, with the intention of going back to Kendermore. Selena and Tas took a polymorph potion that turned them into birds to get into the castle, then they became mice to retrieve the bracelet. After freeing the dragons, Tas finally realized that he would invalidate the sacrifices of others if he didn't die in the proper time and place. Tas and Rounce flew the citadel over the top of the Tower of High Sorcery, which allowed Caramon and Tanis to enter the tower. Dragons of Autumn Twilight , he thought. Tasslehoff Burrfoot is a kender, a race known for their light-fighers, fearlessness, and love of a good story. After this event, Tasslehoff went back, unintentionally, to a different time and participated in the War of Souls. He was knocked out and woke up thinking he was dead and in the Abyss, but he really wasn't dead. My first thought when reading the title was Tasslehoff Burrfoot. Tas returned with the Companions to Solace, where they were captured and imprisoned by Toede and sent off to Pax Tharkas to work as slaves. When the Companions separated for five years in 346 AC, Tas was dragged home to Kendermore by a bounty hunter named Gisella Hornslager. "The kender's hoopak staff struck the dwarf in the back of the knees, causing Flint's legs to buckle beneath him. Kitiara uth Matar, half-sister of Raistlin and Caramon, trying to secure Palanthas to meet him. Since he did not want to die, he fled with the device, which was later fixed by the gnome Conundrum. Tas and the other Companions were freed from the slave caravan by elves from Qualinesti, where they went to relax before deciding to assault Pax Tharkas to free the slaves there. He used the device one last time to return to the end of the Chaos War, after reminding Gerard to replace the lock on the Tomb of the Last Heroes. Selena arrived and charged them with finding the bracelet. Kender There he helped the Prince of Demons stop Magus from using demons, and exited the tower leaving Magus in the Prince's capable hands in the Abyss. Tas and Rounce took the citadel out over the ocean and turned it upside down, emptying the citadel of the draconians and other evil minions. In Icewall Castle, the group confronted and killed Feal-Thas and took the dragon orb from that cold region. Takhisis, finding an open portal, tried to enter the world, but they closed the portal before she could enter. Tas became known as "Uncle Tas" to Caramon and Tika's four children they had following all this fun. Tasslehoff was sent by Tika Majere to help Caramon escort a cleric of Paladine, Crysania to the tower of High Sorcery. Tasslehoff then joined the remaining Companions and they began adventuring. He is also fiercely loyal to his friends, has enough sense (largely thanks to lecturing from Tanis Half-Elven) to avoid overly dangerous situations, and above all, has a conscience in the form of Flint Fireforge's voice. Paladine, leader of the white pantheon of gods in Dragonlance and brother to Takhisis, becomes mortal and takes the form of a wizard named Fizban, who is very fond of kenders in general and Tasslehoff in particular, with the two developing a father and son relationship.. Raistlin's twin brother and self-appointed protector. The third timeline he ever entered was the only one in which the Great Dragons reached Ansalon. Raistlin thought Gnimsh could stop him from going to the Abyss and killed him but instead, Caramon used the Device of Time Journeying at the same moment when Raistlin completed the casting of his powerful spell. Dragonlance is a shared universe created by Laura and Tracy Hickman, and expanded by Tracy Hickman and Margaret Weis under the direction of TSR, Inc. into a series of fantasy novels. Tas continually tells, anyone who will allow it, many stories about his adventures. While following the last known person to have the bracelet, the group was set upon by Satyrs who made them waste a day of dancing and drinking from the music of their reed pipes. Tas could speak Common, Kender, Troglodyte, and some dwarven that he learned from Flint. He has a sister, and also claims (like many other kender) to have an Uncle Trapspringer. Laurana assisted in helping Tas and the others escape from the elves, and they ran off into the mountains to get to a Solamnic castle located on another part of the island. Instructed by the White Robe not to allow Raistlin to leave the Abyss, Tas and Caramon returned to Palanthas in their present time of 356 AC in order to prevent Raistlin from re-entering the world through the Portal. Tasslehoff saw in the future that Lord Soth would have killed Fireflash if he and Tanis Half-Elven, who was riding the young dragon, would have been killed when they confronted the death knight. Chronicles Trilogy While Palin and Dalamar discussed what to do with Tasslehoff, the Device of Time Journeying returned to him (in pieces) and he escaped the Tower of Nightlund by climbing out through the chimney. None Tasslehoff Burrfoot (tas-sel-hoff bûr-foot)(December 2, 313 AC – Summer, 383 AC) was born the son of unknown parents, but does have a little sister. After the death of her parents soon after the way, she met Elistan, a cleric. In his later years he had facial wrinkles and nut-brown skin (though his skin may have always been this color). Before Tasslehoff was killed by Chaos, he used the magical time traveling device to go forward in time to speak at Caramon's funeral. Selana and Tas freed Flint and Tanis and returned the bracelet to Selana. Tasslehoff Burrfoot loved magic. Tas's friend Dogz fed Tas a counteracting potion and returned Tas back to "normal". Dragons of Spring Dawning Chaos brought his foot down upon Tas, killing him. Anxious to keep his promise to protect Caramon and not miss out on any adventures, Tasslehoff, having been transformed into a mouse, manages to sneak into the laboratory of the great Par Salian, leader of the white robed magicians of Good, as he is casting the time traveling spell. tags: dragonlance, margaret-weis, raistlin-majere, soulforge. He knew how to sail a boat. Tas returned to Kendermore with Damaris and Trapspringer to clear his name, and the two fell in love thus freeing Tas from his marriage. Displays of this fear can be found in the books: Goldmoon convinced Tas to take her back to Nightlund with the blue dragon Razor’s help, and Conundrum and Tas were shut away in the tower. Dragons of a Fallen Sun After hearing Crysania's eulogy for Elistan, he leaves to Tanis' castle with Tanis and Caramon. He traveled through several various times throughout history before he returned to the war of souls. Tasslehoff Burrfoot, famous kender adventurer, has traveled throughout the world and even through time.His maps led the Heroes of the Lance throughout their quest, as well as a new generation of heroes during the War of Souls. Tas told Flint and Tanis that he no longer had the bracelet. Class As he lay dying, Flint asked Fizban to assist him in leaving Ansalon. On the way to the tower, Crysania was attacked by the death knight Lord Soth, but was saved by Paladine's intervention. Together, Tas and a gully dwarf named Rounce took control of the citadel. Kender do not consider themselves to be thieves, and can become quite indignant when accused of stealing. Tasslehoff Burrfoot loved magic. Tanis doesn’t get a noble death, killed from behind by an unknown soldier. Tanis Half-Elven, friend of Caramon, trying to defend Palanthas. When he arrived he found that both his Uncle Trapspringer and his fiance were missing. He may have had an Uncle Trapspringer Furrfoot, but many kender claim relation to Uncle Trapspringer so this might not be true. While there, he saw the fighting between the different parties, and decided to speak for the kender. He didn't have the patience to accurately draw a good map, so he would make his own names up for all the places on Ansalon. There they set up a hasty defense for the oncoming dragonarmy hordes. 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