By Terry Goodkind
From number one "New York instances" bestselling writer Terry Goodkind comes "The First Confessor," the prequel to the Sword of Truth.
In a time ahead of legends had but been born...
Married to the robust chief of her humans, secure between these talented with nice skill, Magda Searus is protected against a far off global descending into struggle. but if her husband, a guy who enjoyed lifestyles and enjoyed her, by surprise commits suicide, she all at once unearths herself by myself. simply because she is ungifted herself, with no her husband she not has status between her humans, and she or he unearths herself remoted in a society that appears to be like crumbling round her.
Despite her grief, she is pushed to discover the explanations in the back of why her husband might do any such thing--why he could abandon her and her humans at this sort of profoundly risky time. although she isn't really talented, she starts to find that there is extra to her husband's suicide than someone knew. What she reveals subsequent, not anyone is prepared to believe.
Without a person to assist her, she is familiar with that she needs to embark on a project to discover a mysterious spiritist, if she even exists, in order that she may possibly converse with the useless. This quest can also be her final likelihood to solve what's particularly in the back of the mysterious occasions befalling her humans. What she discovers alongside the way in which is that the warfare goes a ways worse than she had identified, and that the results of defeat may be extra terrifying for her and her humans than she can have imagined.
As mortal peril start to shut in round her, Magda learns that she is by some means the main to her people's salvation.
Journey with Magda Searus into her darkish global, and learn the way actual legends are born.
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