After the terrible misuse of magic during the First War of the Races, the Druids at Paranor devoted themselves to the study of the old sciences. But dark forces were on the move from the Northlands, and it was left to Bremen and those few who supported him in his work with the arcane arts to stand against the enemy's seemingly-invincible Troll ...Read MoreAfter the terrible misuse of magic during the First War of the Races, the Druids at Paranor devoted themselves to the study of the old sciences. But dark forces were on the move from the Northlands, and it was left to Bremen and those few who supported him in his work with the arcane arts to stand against the enemy's seemingly-invincible Troll army. For at the heart of the evil tide was an archmage and former Druid named Brona...Using the special skills he had acquired through his own study of Magic, Bremen was able to penetrate the huge camp of the Troll army and learn many of its secrets. And he immediately understood that if the peoples of the Four Lands were to escape eternal subjugation they would need to unite. But, even when united, they would need a weapon, something so powerful that the evil magic of Brona, the Warlock Lord, would fail before its might...Read Less
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Looking for sward play, knive battles, bravery, sacrafice, and true love of mankind (elfkind, dwarfkind, Boardermen, etc.) paired with the Druid magic and secrets of the dark magic that is to be both savior and killer throughout this series of books (The First King of Shannara, The Sword of Shannara, Ehte Elfstones of Shannarah and The Wishsong of Shannara)? Start at the beginning and enjoy the fantacy of what is to come.
The first book in this series by Terry Brooks, the First King of Shannara, begins the saga of the downfall of the evil Druid Brona and the terrible grip he has on the weak minded Gnomes and Trolls. Individual groups of the four lands unite in a death battle to save their beloved land and families, the future of all and start the beginning of a new era...The Kingdom of Shannara itself as Jerle Shannara steps into his rightful place in this tale of awsome magic, dark Druid secrets, entwined emotions of love and hate, brotherhood and Kingship.
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