From there, they learn that only the witch woman, Shotain Agaden Reachhas the power to reveal to them the location of the last box of Orden.
However, a search for solace turns into the struggle of a lifetime when he comes across a mysterious woman named Kahlan being menaced by a quad- a group of four killers. Richard works as a woods guide leading important political figures through dangerous forests, while his brother, Michael, is a newly elected minister of the Westland.
Chase leads them to the pass. Kahlan tells him of the events taking place on the other side of the boundary. Because of this, Richard takes Kahlan to his best friend, Zedd.
I highly recommend this book The review of this Book prepared by David A woods guide must accept his destiny to prevent a power-hungry wizard in ruling the world. He happens to meet a beautiful young woman being pursued by three men in the forest.
The boundary stops anyone from coming through into the Westland from the Midlands. One character is a sadistic homosexual pedophile killer forced to eat his own genitals while another is a dominatrix who practices bondage and tortures the hero.
My favorite scene was the ending. Upon reaching Tamarang, they discover that the last box is gone and eventually realize it was given by a former pupil of Zedd's, Giller, to a small girl named Rachel for safekeeping.
The novel reveals the Wizard's First Rule: Richard realizes he uses the very weapons that make his foe so malevolent for without them he cannot win, but using them can easily turn him into a darker Darken.
After they cross into the Midlands, Richard finds out that the Mud People are the only people who knows where the box of Orden is that they need to stop Darken Rahl from taking over the world.
However, a search for solace turns into the struggle of a lifetime when he comes across a mysterious woman named Kahlan being menaced by a quad- a group of four killers. Richard saves Kahlan from the quad.
Kahlan tells Zedd about some of the events that are taking place in the Midlands. Westland is separated from the other lands by a dangerous magical boundary that prevents anyone without powerful magic from passing through it.
He is using the first one. When Richard recovers from the snakevine bites, he identifies Zedd as the First Wizard whom Kahlan seeks.
While I enjoyed this book, and will most likely pick up the next one in the series at some point, it did not live up to my expectations for the epic fantasy genre. The review of this Book prepared by Paul T Zamora Richard Cypher, a young woodsguide, saves a young woman, little knowing that this good deed would change his life forever.
Westland is set apart from the other lands of the world by a very evil magic boundary. Richard is naturally compelled to investigate the mysterious murder of his father, George Cypherwhen he happens upon a woman named Kahlan Amnellwhom he helps keep alive as she is being hunted by a group of four men known as a quad.
Soon after arriving at Zedd's, Richard collapses from the illness caused by the vine after showing Zedd his vine piece. Thinking she was defenseless he fought off her attackers and established a friendship with her.
The review of this Book prepared by Amy Wilson Richard Cypher is a young woods guide, and all of a sudden is thrown into a fight for the freedom of the lands known and unknown to him. They begin their journey together to stop Darken Rahl and prevent him from opening the boxes of Ordenmagical devices which can give absolute power over life and death.
They put a boundary in place to keep magical users out, and those without powers in. People's heads are full of knowledge, facts, and beliefs, and most of it is false, yet they think it all true. When I am looking for a light fantasy read, I will pick up the second book and see how Goodkind does in the continuation of his story.
After the unexplained murder of his father, Richard feels compelled to investigate. He is aided by Kahlan, a beautiful but mysterious stranger, his wise elderly friend Zedd and his ally Chase, a huge, fierce boundary warden. Although Wizard's First Rule is a young adult fantasy novel replete with magic, kingdoms, wizards, dragons and swords, there are other scenes that some readers will find disturbing.
These include the brutal murder of a young boy whose body is cannibalized. Chapters Summary. Wizard's First Rule is the story of the journey of Richard and Kahlan, the Mother Confessor, in their quest to thwart an attempt by the villain Darken Rahl to gain power over the living and the underworld by collecting the three boxes of Orden and opening the right one.
Wizard's First Rule Series: Sword of Truth #1 Format: Kindle Rating: 4 stars Synopsis: (Taken from Goodreads) Richard Cypher’s decision to help a woman in the Upper Ven near the Boundary between the Midlands and Westlands creates more trouble than first appears.
Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind is the first book in the Sword of Truth series. It was first released on August 15,and has been re-released multiple times, with numerous covers.
It was first released on August 15,and has been re-released multiple times, with numerous covers. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion on Wizard's First Rule by Terry Goodkind. Wizard's First Rule is the quest story of young Richard Cypher, who must find three magic boxes mentioned in a secret book of his father's.
WIZARD'S FIRST RULE is a reprint of the fabulous first tale in Terry Goodkind's “Sword of Truth” saga. The story line remains a powerful epic fantasy that never slows down though like most opening genre books leaves threads for the next novel.A summary of the wizard s first