The Elves of Cintra (Genesis of Shannara #2) Review

The Elves of Cintra (Genesis of Shannara #2) is a 2008 post-apocalyptic fantasy adventure novel written by Terry Brooks and published by Del Rey Books.  Set as book two of the Genesis of Shannara trilogy, the story follows a hero who flees Seattle with a group of orphaned street kids, while another leads a group to the Oregon wilderness to meet the long-hidden Elves of Cintra. Positives: Great writing Engaging plot Immersive world-building Great, well-written characters Great action Awesome bad guys Negatives: n/a Plot:  After the events of the previous…

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Armageddon’s Children (Genesis of Shannara #1) Review

Armageddon’s Children (Genesis of Shannara #1) is a 2006 fantasy adventure novel written by Terry Brooks, published by Del Rey Books.  Set as the book one of the Genesis of Shannara trilogy, the story follows the quest of two Knights of the Word in protecting two powerful magics in a post-apocalyptic Earth. Positives: Deep, rich characters Well-written story Memorable antagonists Great world-building Writing is well-rounded Negatives: n/a Plot:  There are four main story lines; the Ghost trying to survive in post-apocalyptic Seattle against both man and mutants. A Knight of the…

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