Does the mind flayers have to eat the brains of their victims raw?

Excluding editions, what size would fit dragons in the Realms more, 2e or 3e?

What’s the tallest mountain in the Forgotten Realms?

Is it possible for an ice brand like Drizzt’s Icingdeath for instance, nullify Spellfire, or be consumed?

If I wanted to add a second halfling nation to the Forgotten Realms, what would be the best place to place it?

During the Time of Troubles Helm was the only Deity to remain in the heavens. Was he then able to still answer the prayers of all his clergy?

Which Forgotten Realms books would you recommend about dwarf lore?