What exactly is the difference between a deity and a “BIG monster”?

What exactly happened to Manshoon’s soul? Since a soul moves into the clone when the caster dies, are Manshoon’s clones without souls?

I’m a chinese fan of the Forgotten Realms, the official idea of PRChina is atheism. Thus, many, of us chinese fans don’t really understand the difference between “believe”, “worship” and “faith”.

What does Elminster sound like when he talks? Like you in real life? Or like, let’s say, Gandalf from the LotR movies, or something else?

I have a player that wants to become the King of the Northlanders from the islands, is this possible?

Have you or anybody else stated how far the river Chionthar is navigable for bargesupstream of Baldur’s Gate?