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A deadly plague sweeps the fantasy world of Goodkind's best-selling series.
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.
Another independently intelligible doorstopper addition to Goodkind's Sword of Truth series (Blood of the Fold, 1996, etc.). This time, sword-wielder and wizard Richard Rahl, his warrior beloved Kahlan, grandfather Zedd, and the rest of the cast are threatened by the Imperial Order and their dream walker, Jagang, who sends a wizard-assassin, Marlin, to kill Richard. Meanwhile, old flame Nadine, befuddled by a witch, shows up intending to marry Richard; close behind comes the healer Drefan, Richard's half- brother. Marlin/Jagang announces gleefully that he's caught Richard in a ``bound fork prophesy,'' a fancy way of saying heads I win, tails you lose. Another one for the fans. -- Copyright ©1997, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.See all Product Description
My one complaint of this book is that for the first 90% of the book is slow. Sometimes painfully slow. It's a cool story and very intriguing but it just drags on and on. Read morePublished 18 months ago by R. Duffy
I find it hard to keep reviewing books in a series as it's hard to rate individual books. I did enjoy this one but to me it's just part of a larger story.Published 21 months ago by Maple
The series started out with a lot of potential. I was a big fan of the main character and the development in the Stone of Tears was refreshing. Read morePublished on March 20 2006 by A. Dixon
If you liked the first three in this series, don't think for a moment you will like this one. If you didn't like the first three, this one you will hate. Read morePublished on July 9 2004
Want to get your own stories published, no matter how bad your plot? It's easy! If Terry Goodkind could do it, you can too. Read morePublished on July 3 2004
It is a good book. The war starts- a plague sweeps the land and people are forced to either join with the good guys or get blown away. Read morePublished on June 22 2004 by "joquinn2812"
Having read the entire Sword of Truth series, and having enjoyed it, I can say this is my least favorite. Read morePublished on June 19 2004
Were we really not supposed to know that Drefan was the hooker killer and 'bad guy?' Were we really not supposed to be able to tell exactly what was going to happen regarding the... Read morePublished on Feb. 23 2004