The Defenders of Shannara
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UNABRIDGED
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    The High Druid's Blade: The Defenders of Shannara, Book 1 | Terry Brooks

    The High Druid's Blade: The Defenders of Shannara, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Terry Brooks
    • Narrated By Simon Vance
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    Legend has it that Paxon Leah is descended from the royals and warriors who once ruled the Highlands and waged war with magical weapons. But those kings, queens, and heroes are long gone, and there is nothing enchanted about the antique sword that hangs above Paxon’s fireplace. Running his family’s modest shipping business, Paxon leads a quiet life - until extraordinary circumstances overturn his simple world…and rewrite his destiny.

    A departure from the typical Shannara storyline

    A couple of spoilers in this review (4th paragraph)- You have been warned!

    First, I have to say that overall I am a Brooks fan. Next to the H..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 04 2015 by Christopher (Southlake, TX, United States)