For the first time in his career, Terry will be publishing a book every six months from the start to end of this series: a brand-new trilogy in the New York Times bestselling Shannara universe! 2012 also marks the 35th anniversary of the Shannara phenomenon.
The Four Lands hang in the balance between science and magic as subversive elements take up arms against the Druid Council! Humans and their allies have developed dangerous weapons using the forbidden secrets of science that long ago destroyed the world. Then a clue to four sets of precious Elfstones is discovered. Their magic has been missing for thousands of years. If it can be regained, the balance of power may shift once again….
Story Locale: Near future, U.S.