|Originally published: New York: Tor, 1994.|
From the Publisher:
Basis for the television series Legend of the Seeker, launching in Fall 2008!
Millions of readers the world over have been held spellbound by this valiant tale vividly told.||Now, enter Terry Goodkind's world, the world of the Sword of Truth.||In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, a mysterious woman, Kahlan Amnell, appears in Richard Cypher's forest sanctuary seeking help ... and more. His world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence.||In their darkest hour, hunted relentlessly, tormented by treachery and loss, Kahlan calls upon Richard to reach beyond his sword-- to invoke within himself something more noble. Neither knows that the rules of battle have just changed ... or that their time has run out.||This is the beginning. One book. One Rule. Witness the birth of a legend.