By Terry Brooks
For greater than 3 a long time, New York Times bestselling writer Terry Brooks has governed the epic fable realm along with his mythical Shannara sequence. With each one new novel the mythos has deepened, ever extra attention-grabbing characters have arisen, and more and more breathtaking vistas of magical event have emerged. Now the evolution of 1 of creative fiction’s so much loved worlds maintains within the first booklet of the recent sequence Legends of Shannara: Bearers of the Black employees.
Five hundred years have handed because the devastating demon-led conflict that tore aside the U.S., leaving not anything yet scorched and poisoned ruins, and approximately exterminating humankind. those that escaped the carnage and blight have been ended in sanctuary by way of the boy savior referred to as the Hawk—the gypsy morph. In an idyllic valley, its borders warded by means of robust magic opposed to the horrors past, people, elves, and mutants alike chanced on a spot they believed will be their domestic without end.
But after 5 centuries, the unbelievable has come to move: The cocoon of protecting magic surrounding the valley has vanished. while Sider Ament, the single surviving descendant of the Knights of the observe, detects unknown predators stalking the valley, he fears the worst. And while Panterra Qu and Prue Liss, professional Trackers from the human village of Glensk wooden, locate in their personal gruesomely killed, there should be doubtless: The as soon as shelter of generations has been laid naked and made at risk of no matter what nonetheless lurks within the wilderness of the surface world.
Together, Ament, the 2 younger Trackers, and a bold Elf princess race to unfold observe of the encroaching danger—and spearhead plans to safeguard their ancestral domestic. yet suspicion and hostility between their countrymen threaten to doom their efforts from within—while past the breached borders, a ruthless Troll military plenty for invasion. And within the thick of all of it, the final wielder of the black employees and its amazing magic needs to discover a successor to hold at the struggle opposed to the cresting new wave of evil.
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