The trilogy gives insight into the most feared inhabitants of the Realms -
The Dark Elves. We see a young drow grow up, and follow him to his destiny.
To learn more about Drizzt Do'Urden you also have to read the
The Legacy of the Drow and the
Paths of Darkness series, as well as
The Hunter's Blades Trilogy.
see also: The Legend of Drizzt 1
see also: The Legend of Drizzt 2
see also: The Legend of Drizzt 3