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Scions of Shannara, The
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Terry Brooks

The Heritage of Shannara
published March 1991
by Del Rey
ISBN: 0345370740
category: General Fantasy
language: English
type: Paperback
added: 27 Aug 2005 16:42 by Stephen Griffin Jr
approved: 30 Aug 2005 10:37
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Three hundred years have passed since the death of Allanon, and the Four Lands are sadly changed. The Elves have vanished, and the Dwarves are enslaved. The Southland is now under the totalitarian rule of the Federation, and magic is strictly forbidden. Yet Par Ohmsford still has some power of the Wishsong. While his brother Coll recites the old legends, Par uses his Wishsong to bring them to life. THen a mythic horror know as a Shadowen confronts them. A man calling himself Cogline drives it off, but also brings a message from the ancient Druid, Allanon - to go to the dread Hadeshorn, along with the other Scions of Shannara: Wren, who lives in the Westland, and Walker Boh, somewhere in the Eastland. At the Hadeshorn, Allanon's spirit reveals a terrible future where Shadowen have destroyed all life in the Four Lands. TO preven that, he orders Par to recover the long=lost Sword of Shannara, Wren to discover the vanished Elves, and Walker Boh to bring back the Druids and their ancient vanished stronghold of Paranor. All of those tasks are manifestly impossible!
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