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Warcraft Archive
Author(s) Richard A. Knaak, Christie Golden, Jeff Grubb, Chris Metzen
Artist(s) Glenn Rane
Pages 624
Publisher(s) Pocket Star Books
Publication date October 24, 2006
Format(s) Paperback
Retail price US: $17.00
UK: £10.99
ISBN 10 1416525823
ISBN 13 9781416525820
Legacy of Heroes by Raneman

Cover art by Glenn Rane.

Warcraft Archive is a collection of stories that take place in the Warcraft Universe by authors Richard A. Knaak, Christie Golden, Jeff Grubb, and Chris Metzen. It was published by Pocket Star Books on October 24, 2006.


In the mist-shrouded haze of past, the world of Azeroth teemed with wonders of every kind. Magical races and ancient beasts strode alongside the tribes of man -- until the arrival of the demonic Burning Legion and its baneful lord, Sargeras. Now dragons, elves, orcs, and dwarves all vie for supremacy across their scarred, war-torn kingdoms -- all part of a grand, malevolent scheme to determine the fate of the world... of WARCRAFT

Day of the Dragon[]

Main article: Day of the Dragon

A terrifying upheaval among the highest ranks of the world's Wizards sends the maverick Mage, Rhonin, on a perilous journey into the Orc-controlled lands of Khaz Modan. What Rhonin uncovers is a vast, far-reaching conspiracy, darker than anything he ever imagined—a threat that will force him into a dangerous alliance with ancient creatures of air and fire if the world of Azeroth is to see another dawn.

Lord of the Clans[]

Main article: Lord of the Clans

Slave and Gladiator. Shaman and Warchief. The enigmatic Orc known as Thrall has been all of these. Raised from infancy by cruel human masters who sought to mold him into their perfect pawn, Thrall was driven by both the savagery in his heart and the cunning of his upbringing to pursue a destiny he was only beginning to understand—to break his bondage and rediscover the ancient traditions of his people. Now the tumultuous tale of his life's journey—a saga of honor, hatred, and hope—can at last be told.

The Last Guardian[]

Main article: The Last Guardian

The Guardians of Tirisfal were a line of champions imbued with godlike powers, each one through the ages charged with fighting a lonely secret war against the Burning Legion. Medivh was fated from birth to become the greatest and most powerful of this noble order. But from the beginning a darkness tainted him, corrupting his soul and turning to evil the powers that should have fought for good. Medivh's struggle against the malice within him became one with the fate of Azeroth itself...and changed the world forever.

Of Blood and Honor[]

Main article: Of Blood and Honor

The paladin Tirion Fordring had always believed the Orcs were vile and corrupt, but an unexpected act of honor and compassion sets in motion a chain of events that will challenge his most fundamental beliefs and force him to decide, once and for all, who are the men... and who are the monsters.

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