By Terry Brooks
Years have handed because the devastating demon-led struggle that just about exterminated humankind. those that escaped the carnage have been resulted in sanctuary through the boy saviour often called Hawk: the gypsy morph. yet now, the unbelievable has come to cross: the cocoon of protecting magic surrounding the valley has vanished. while Sider Ament, final surviving Knight of the notice, detects unknown predators stalking the valley, and Trackers from the human village of Glensk wooden locate in their personal gruesomely killed, there will be without doubt: the as soon as refuge of generations has been laid naked. jointly, the younger Trackers, the getting older Knight and a bold Elf princess race to unfold note of the encroaching probability. yet suspicion and hostility between their countrymen threaten to doom their efforts from inside, whereas past the breached borders, a ruthless Troll military lots for invasion. status enterprise among the 2, the final wielder of the black employees and its extraordinary magic needs to discover a successor to hold at the struggle opposed to the cresting new wave of evil.
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Richard and the woman were alone in the sudden silence. He slumped down beside her on rock warm from the sun. He had a powerful headache from having his head whacked on the wall. Richard could see she was all right, so he didn't ask. He felt too overwhelmed to talk and could sense the same in her. She noticed blood on the back of her hand and wiped it off on the wall, adding it to the red splatters already there. Richard thought he might throw up. He couldn't believe they were alive. It didn't seem possible.
He hoped he wouldn't miss Michael's speech. He would take Kahlan, tell Michael about the men, and get some protection for her. He held out his hand to help her up. She stared at it in surprise. He continued to hold it out for her. She gazed up into his eyes, and took the hand. Richard smiled. " She averted her eyes. " Richard could tell she felt uncomfortable, so he changed the subject. " "Two days ago," she said without emotion. His eyebrows went up. "Then you must be even more hungry than I am.
He forced himself to smile. "No, it's all right. I've been alone enough. " She gave him a small smile and a nod, and they moved on through the crowd. Richard wondered where Michael was. It seemed odd that he wasn't out yet. Even though he had lost his appetite, he knew Kahlan hadn't eaten in two days. With all the tempting food around, he decided she must have remarkable self-control. The delicious smells were starting to change his mind about his appetite. He leaned closer to her. " He guided her over to a long table with food piled in tiers.