By Terry Brooks
The mythical hero Allanon takes heart degree within the first of 3 gripping new stand-alone e-book brief tales set on the planet of the myth fiction phenomenon that's Shannara—by liked ny occasions bestselling writer Terry Brooks.
The historical past is hence: The once-Druid Brona, seduced via his pursuit of darkish magic, used to be ceaselessly reworked into the Warlock Lord—whose evil could be the downfall of the 4 Lands and the loss of life of the Races. opposed to him, the Elven King Jerle Shannara wielded the fabled sword that bore his surname and triumphed. Or so it was once believed. yet even though the darkish Lord used to be pushed out . . . he used to be no longer destroyed.
The Druid Allanon understands merely too good the prophecy handed all the way down to him by way of his overdue grasp: that at last the Warlock Lord will go back. Now, after enormous quantities of years, that day turns out drawing close. And the time is handy for the Sword of Shannara to once again be introduced forth from its sanctuary to serve its historic goal. All that is still is for a blood descendent of the Elven apartment of Shannara to hold the blade into battle.
With ever extra portents of doom at the horizon, Allanon needs to search out the final last Shannara inheritor, who by myself will endure the load of protecting the 4 Lands’ future. yet with brokers of darkness remaining in from in the back of, unforeseen enemies mendacity in wait forward, and treachery encroaching on each part, there could be no walk in the park of good fortune. Nor any coverage that this determined quest aren't the Druid’s final.
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Allanon's Quest (Shannara: Paladins of Shannara, Book 1) by Terry Brooks