An ancient evil threatens the Elves and the Races of Man. The Ellcrys, the tree of long-lost Elven magic, is dying, unravelling the spell of Forbidding that locks the hordes of Demons away from the world. Already the fearsome Reaper is free. Only by quickening a new seed in the mysterious Bloodfire can the Ellcrys be reborn and the Forbidding made ...Read MoreAn ancient evil threatens the Elves and the Races of Man. The Ellcrys, the tree of long-lost Elven magic, is dying, unravelling the spell of Forbidding that locks the hordes of Demons away from the world. Already the fearsome Reaper is free. Only by quickening a new seed in the mysterious Bloodfire can the Ellcrys be reborn and the Forbidding made whole. Amberle, a young Elven girl, is chosen to undertake the quest for the Bloodfire. The way is perilous, though. Other demons besides the Reaper stalk the land. Amberle will need a protector if she is to prevail, and Wil Ohmsford, heir to the elven magics of Shannara, is chosen to accompany her. Amberle's quest and the fate of the Four Lands will rest on Wil's ability to unlock the magic of the mysterious Elfstones of Shannara. THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA is the second volume of the classic series that has become one of the best loved fantasy tales of all time.Read Less
Fair. Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with all of the pages and binding intact. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. May have writing or highlighting. Quick response.
Sweet, Darrell K. Scarce, unmarked, unread (new! ) first mass market printing (1/84) with Darrell Sweet cover art (different than shown). Pages are tanning at the edges. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 576 p. Sword of Shannara. Audience: Young adult.
Sweet, Darrell K. Very goodvery good. cover has light bs. wear. text clean+no names, mks., sq., tight, solid. a nice copy. fast shipping. First edition. Mass market (rack) paperback. Glued binding. 564 p. Sword of Shannara. Audience: Young adult.
Signed Signed by Brooks on the title page and dated 5/85. Printed simultaneously with the hardcover. The second novel in the "Shannara" series. The usual mild toning to the pages. Moderate spine lean. A very good plus copy.
Brooks' epic tales of impossible odds of good versus evil, action packed battles, and fabulously enchanting magic make his books impossible to put down. There are many mysteries in the land of Shannara to be revealed and evil at every turn. Brooks is an author that every fantasy reader must check out.
May 17, 2007
The Elfstones of Shannara
How could so few, so frail a group come to be the the most important people of an age? Will Omsford begins a quest with the Druid Allinon and others joining with the Elves only hope, a fallen CHOSEN to save the world of the terrible breach in the dying magic of the Ellcrys. What was the secret of the Ellcrys? What is the Forbidding? Again Terry Brooks, in this third book in this series, the Elfstones of Shannara shows the battle that ensues to keep the lives of all mankind and other creatures alive against the minions of demonds being unleashed by the death of the Ellcrys and the fall of the Forbidding. Saviors again come to the rescue and find a way against all odds to bring the one hope back to Shannara, back to the land of the Elves saving the Four Lands. Will the saviors survive this trek? If so, what is the secret that is being hidden from Will Omsford to the end by the Durid Allanon and the fallen Chosen, Aberle? Terror, war, extreme fighting, magic, love, hate, emotions beyond expression are all kindled in this story of the power of this small group sent to save the known world. WOW!
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