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: The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus (Audible Audio Edition): Terry Goodkind, Christina Traister, Brilliance Audio: Books. Magda Searus was both the first Confessor to ever exist and the inaugural Mother Confessor of the Midlands. Prior to being magically altered, Lady Searus was. The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus is a novel by Terry Goodkind released exclusively in e-book format. It serves as a prequel to the Sword of.

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We saw the Sword of Truth and the Confessor made Limited Print hardcoverE-book. Read more Read less. Goodkind, and you fan base will thank you for it.

It’s like confessr just don’t care anymore. I hope more authors don’t go this way. I keep hearing reviewers talk about how well the female lead is written but come on. The biggest problem I had with this book was the writing, mostly because there was too much of it. This book explains many of the secrets behind the Sword of Truth series and gives the characters mentioned in the series their own stories.

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However, this book just didn’t have “it,” whatever that is. His reasons magsa doing so can be found on his website at terrygoodkind. I only hope he continues on in that direction. Both stayed pretty close More like 3. I’ve read the first three novels of the Sword of Truth series, but Goodkind’s writing, specifically his dialogue, struck me confesdor pedantic and unbelievable, even though the setting was interesting, so I stopped reading.

It was wonderful to finally find out what happened a thousand years prior to the Sword of Truth series, but this story was compelling all on its own.


At some stage she met the First Wizard Baraccus and fell in love with him. He then proceeds to tell comfessor how he made it and how it sears through their defences in great detail before they thoroughly question her alliances or if she is a spy. Jul 07, Michael S. All in all, it was a rather fun book for someone who thoroughly enjoyed The Sword of Truth series like myself. Life in Emond’s Field has been pretty boring for Rand Al’Thor and his friends until a strange young woman arrives in their village.

It tempts you with a semblance of a plot Merritt’s house down in the city doesn’t confedsor. Wheel of Time Robert Jordan 9. I feel ashamed that they base their judgments on that shallow fact alone. It’s like a Silmarillion for a far less interesting world.

The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus: Terry Goodkind: : Books

You can say details times and not hit it right when describing this book. Oh wait, I don’t actually care. The entire story could have been told in a novella. Magda was known to have learnt the languages of many of the less powerful members of the Midlands.

I’m not sure I can finish this Goodkind — and I’m barely half-way through. Answers question verbatim to the first 3 page explanation, which is also interrupted by a new chapter. An amazing book from an amazing author. When there was no easy solution available another character was introduced to justify an info dump.

The world, the magic, the threats, and the characters all interest tirst, and I would like to read more. Customers who bought this mgada also bought.

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I had thought of these figures as ancient and majestic ancestors that painstakingly laid down the path that the SoT characters currently following to this day. Sign In Don’t have an account?


I completely understand Goodkind’s desire to publish his own bo Where do I begin? The talk with Baraccus made me sad, and the romantic in me wasn’t really happy with her ex’s Sort of like running into an old friend you haven’t seen in years. Magxa the selected items together This item: And by the end of the explanations, I was more confused and cared less.

Want confdssor Read saving…. It’s a great story world with an interesting magic system that I like to visit again. Crown of Stars Kate Elliott 9. I like that Mr. Instead, he sicced his pack of hounds after a lone fox while he sat back and took righteous pride in ferreting out the ‘traitor’ the the ideal of his book.

The writing was confessoor bad. First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your review.

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Even worse, Merritt and Magda spirit Naja through the sliph in order to find a safe and quiet place to heal her and question her. I’m used to the long explanations and things having a round about way of working the way Goodkind wants them to. If you have read the main series then this is probably a must read. It was an enjoyable mess, but it was still a mess. Anyone that has read the Sword of Truth editions, will see that this volume at times follows the same template. It went way beyond the preachy exposition that he was fond of in the original series, and which I was able to ignore for the most part.