The Adventures of Dod

The Audio Pronunciation Guide offers Adventures of Dod fans the opportunity to hear the author, Thomas R. Williams, pronounce names and other words from the book. Also, since this action series has many magical twists in the plot, the words below are meant to highlight people and things that may be important.

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"Why be mad when you can choose to be happy?" 

~ Bowlure, Book 1

"I think part of me has already fallen asleep--not because of your stories, they're wonderful.  I just have--ah--a problem with my legs." 

~ Dod, Book 1

"As you can all see, I'm a fortunate man indeed..." 

~ Commendus, Book 2

 "Then good!  Their anger will serve me well!"

~ Dark Hood, Book 2

"You better hurry, Dod.  You've got to sign in or Mr. Clair won't let you duel--and you're up first in the level-five ring." 

~ Pone, Book 2

"He's tilted his glossy eyes at the pile of droppings and missed the whole team of mules pulling the cart." 

~ Commendus, Book 1

"So he's dead and life goes on without him, huh?"

~ Boot, Book 1

"Our safety?  My little finger!  I think there's a lot they're not saying." 

~ Dilly, Book 1

"...all of Raul should be proud of the way you fight.  You're the best I've ever trained.  Your father would be proud." 

~ Clair, Book 2

"I don't imagine he'll be here to bother you tonight....He's out watching again." 

~ Saluci, Book 2

"Fourteen? You're hardly weaned. Where's your mother? I should expect she is worried stiff that you've escaped your crib....Perhaps you've lost your way..."

~ Sirlonk, Book 1

"They were busy helping Boot's mommy...or is that his girlfriend?"

~ Eluxa, Book 2

"Ludicrous!  Stand back....You're telling me he's a threat?" 

~ Ingrid, Book 2

" There are only two kinds of people in the world. The kind that do stuff and the kind that always talk about doing stuff. Nobody's in between." 

~ Jack Parry, Book 2

"Less tads, less swappers....We're down to forty-six, and only three of them are aided by swappers. It's tragic. I suppose we may live to see the day when they'll all be a thing of the past."

~ Pious, Book 2

"Come on, boy, settle down. You don't want that putrid thing anyway. I'll find you something better..."

~ Boot, Book 2

"I almost didn't recognize you with a shirt on." 

~ Dari, Book 2

"I thought we had an agreement!  Didn't you sign with your knife?" 

~ Murdore, Book 2

"My goodness, son!  The word's not Dossum!" 

~ Higga, Book 1

 "...The Beast is really close!  Watch out, Boot!"

~ Dod, Book 2

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