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GAZ8 The Five Shires

 * '''Published:''' September 1988
 * '''Publisher:''' TSR
 * '''Author:''' Ed Greenwood
 * '''Format:''' 96 page folio
 * '''Rules:''' Classic D&D
 * '''Product:'''
   * [[|Acaeum: GAZ-Series]]
   * [[|RPG Geek]]
   * [[|RPG Net]]
   * [[|TSR Archive]]
   * [[wp>The Five Shires|Wikipedia]]
 * '''Reviews:'''
   * [[|Age of Ravens]]
 * '''Other:'''
   * [[|Markustay: Five Shires Forgotten Realms Conversion]] (map)
   * [[|Vaults of Pandius]]

Humans (and other races) call them “halflings,” and tend not to take the little folk too seriously. They look like children, so they get treated like children - distrusted, underestimated, or just plain ignored.

But there's much more to the hin (as the halflings call themselves) than petty thievery and childish pranks. They are a tough, mature people, proud of theit legacy of centuries of survival in the face of indifference and outright persecution from other races. The Five Shires, the latest Gazetteer for the DUNGEONS & DRAGONS game system, gives you a total, in-depth look at the hin and their world, including:

 * A new Halfling character class
 * Everything you need to know about halfling magic
 * Exciting adventures in the Five Shires
 * A large full color map of the Five Shires, and its towns
 * A secret about halfling pirates
 * Seperate DM and Players' Booklets - 96 pages in all!
 * The Secret of the Blackflame 

Already published in this series:

 * ''[[GAZ1 The Grand Duchy of Karameikos]]''
 * ''[[GAZ2 The Emirates of Ylaruam]]''
 * ''[[GAZ3 The Principalities of Glantri]]''
 * ''[[GAZ4 The Kingdom of Ierendi]]''
 * ''[[GAZ5 The Elves of Alfheim]]''
 * ''[[GAZ6 The Dwarves of Rockhome]]''
 * ''[[GAZ7 The Northern Reaches]]''

Now adaptable to the AD&D game! Nominated for the 1988 Origns Awards! Adventures included!

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