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Paladins of Shannara: The Black Irix (short story)

By Terry Brooks

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The third of three stand-alone short stories set in the world of Shannara, by the bestselling master of modern fantasy Terry Brooks

An old friend urges Shea Ohmsford to take a dangerous risk in the concluding story of this gripping Shannara eBook series by New York Times bestselling fantasy master Terry Brooks.

Shea Ohmsford has had quite enough of quests. A year after surviving a harrowing odyssey, he is still plagued by troubling memories and dreams. A mysterious trafficker in spells and potions provides a restorative nostrum for the stricken Shea . . . along with a warning: Shea will break his vow to never again leave Shady Vale. And then the potion-maker's prophecy comes to pass.

A thief, adventurer, and notoriously charismatic rogue, Panamon Creel unexpectedly appears in the Vale with a request for his longtime friend, Shea - journey into the untamed northland, infiltrate the stronghold of a sinister dealer in stolen goods, and capture a precious artifact: the sacred Black Irix. Creel wishes to return this treasure to its rightful owners. Shea cannot refuse such a just cause. But what lies behind the black castle walls they must breach? And will this quest truly be their last?

Includes a preview of the final novel in Terry Brooks's Dark Legacy of Shannara trilogy, Witch Wraith!

PRAISE FOR TERRY BROOKS

'A great storyteller, Terry Brooks creates rich epics filled with mystery, magic, and memorable characters. If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy' - Christopher Paolini, bestselling author of ERAGON and BRISINGR

'Terry Brooks is a master of the craft and a trailblazer . . . Required reading' - Brent Weeks, bestselling author of the Night Angel trilogy

'I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years' - Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of THE NAME OF THE WIND

'Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world' - Philip Pullman, author of NORTHERN LIGHTS

Biographical Notes

Terry Brooks is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty books, including the Dark Legacy of Shannara adventures Wards of Faerie, Bloodfire Quest and Witch Wraith; the Legends of Shannara novels Bearers of the Black Staff and The Measure of the Magic; the Genesis of Shannara trilogy: Armageddon's Children, The Elves of Cintra, and The Gypsy Morph; and The Sword of Shannara. The author was a practising attorney for many years but now writes full-time. He lives with his wife, Judine, in the Pacific Northwest.

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  • ISBN: 9780356503240
  • Publication date: 27 Jun 2013
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A great storyteller, Terry Brooks creates rich epics filled with mystery, magic, and memorable characters. If you haven't read Terry Brooks, you haven't read fantasy — Christopher Paolini, bestselling author of ERAGON and BRISINGR
Terry Brooks is a master of the craft and a trailblazer . . . Required reading — Brent Weeks, bestselling author of the Night Angel trilogy
I can't even begin to count how many of Terry Brooks's books I've read (and re-read) over the years — Patrick Rothfuss, bestselling author of THE NAME OF THE WIND
Terry's place is at the head of the fantasy world — Philip Pullman, author of NORTHERN LIGHTS
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