With an obscure sense of apprehension, she wondered if the distant angry voices drifting in to her meant she was again about to experience that transcendent ending: death. (from the first line)
|The author of the enormously popular "Sword of Truth" novels has forged perhaps his best sequel yet, pitting Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell against threats to the freedom of the world. Separated and fighting for their lives, the pair will once again be pushed to the limits of their endurance and tested in their love for one another.
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A Sister of the Dark captures Richard and takes him deep into the Old World, to the very heart of the Order, while his beloved Kahlan remains behind. Free because of Richard's sacrifice for her, but unwilling to abandon the cause of the Midlands, Kahlan violates not only prophecy but her last pledge to Richard, and raises an army against the advancing horde of the Imperial Order. Separated and fighting for their lives, Richard and Kahlan will be pushed to the limits of their endurance and tested in their love for one another. Once again, the master storyteller weaves a riveting spell that will captivate even more readers.
In this, the sequel to SOUL OF THE FIRE, an evil sorceress conjures a plot to enslave our hero Richard. While he struggles to escape, his wife, Khalen, leads the troops against the tyrannical rule of Imperial Order. And all the while, a new enemy is massing on the borders....