Category Archives: Sword of Shannara

Recap and Preview #1

August: With The Sword of Shannara finished, let’s take a last look back at the first book and peer ahead at the next. Sara: Yay! We are awesome. I am now prepared to peer. And reflect. August: Sword of Shannara is a defining book … Continue reading

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Sword of Shannara: Chapters 31-35

August: The last section of the book begins with the death of Palace Buckhannah, leaving Balinor as the last surviving member of the royal family. On the same morning, the assault of Tyrsis begins. The Northland army of Trolls and … Continue reading

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Sword of Shannara: Chapters 26-30

Sara: This section starts with a livid Panamon and a dejected Shea as they lament the fact that they’ve lost Orl Fane and the Sword of Shannara. They decide to track him down–Shea still because it is his mission from … Continue reading

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Sword of Shannara: Chapters 21-25

August: After Shea’s realization that the Sword of Shannara had been in his grasp before being whisked away, we are taken to the rest of the fellowship as they leave Paranor behind. Without the Sword, Allanon realizes their only hope … Continue reading

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Sword of Shannara Chapters 16-20

Sara: Chapter 16 starts with Gandalf fighting the Balrog, falling to his death so that the party can flee…ok, sorry, I know we promised to stop with the LotR jokes, but seriously. Was there a how-to-write-fantasy handbook that these two followed? … Continue reading

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Sword of Shannara: Chapters 11-15

August: We resume our adventure with the Fellowship of the Sword traveling through the Wolfsktaag Mountains. Allanon leaves the party behind to scout the mountain pass ahead, but the signs he leaves behind for the group to follow are tampered … Continue reading

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Sword of Shannara: Chapters 6-10

Sara: When Shea, Flick, and Menion first enter the Black Oaks, all seems to go well until they inadvertently hit the edge of Mist Marsh, which they had hoped to avoid. The bog threatens to engulf the weary travelers, and as … Continue reading

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