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Druid of Shannara, The
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Terry Brooks

The Heritage of Shannara
published March 1992
by Del Rey
ISBN: 0345375599
category: General Fantasy
language: English
type: Paperback
added: 27 Aug 2005 16:54 by Stephen Griffin Jr
approved: 30 Aug 2005 10:37
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In the three hundred years since the death of the Druid Allanon, the mysterious, evil Shadowen have seized control of the Four Lands. The shade of Allanon summons the four scions of Shannara: Par, Coll, Wren, and Walker Boh. To Walker Boh, he gives the duty of restoring the lost Druids Keep, Paranor. For that, Walker Boh needs the black Elfstone, but his search leads him into a trap. Quickening, the daughter of the ancient King of the Silver River, finds Walker Boh dying after an attack by the Shadowen Rimmer Dall. She heals Walker Boh and tells him that the Elfstone is in the hands of the Stone King, who seeks to turn all the world to stone. To secure the Elfstone they must travel through the Charnal Mountains into the perilous, unknown land beyond. And no one knows what horrible monsters the Stone King has set to guard his citadel. They form a strange company to undertake the quest: Walker Boh, with only one arm and no longer able to summon his magic; Morgan Leah, whose once-magic sword has been broken; Quickening, who must depend on the men for her defense; and Pe Ell, an assassin who plans eventually to kill her. Thus, the quest for the Black Elfstone begins.
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