Ilse Witch - Voyage of the Jerle Shannara 1 Book Summary and Study Guide

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This story involves a a major quest, which includes the finding of 3 magical keys in the region of the Blue Divide. The players are complex, (elves, wing riders, a druid,a witch,seer and airshipmen.)
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The Druid Walker Boh makes his last struggle in the third series of Shannara as he recruits heroes to journey off in search for an ancient magic, but they are pursued by a deluded young woman- the Isle Witch who intends to find the magic first and kill the Last Druid.
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A map written in an ancient language, a series of hidden keys, a hidden treasure...Walker Boh races to discover the treasure that is supposed to be a power beyond any other before his enemy, the Ilse Witch does. With him aboard the airship, the Jerle Shannara, are the members of his crew, a seer, an Elven prince, a son of Leah, and ampong others, a young man who does not yet know that he is an Ohmsford and destined to use the fabled Sword of Shannara.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 20%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 45%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 25%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 10% FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   fantasy world/fantasy past Coming of age    -   Yes Youngster becomes    -   a powerful magician Tech./$$$/Info hunt    -   Yes Stealing/recovering/destroying    -   magical artifact Magical Beings/Mental/Magical/Powers    -   Yes magical powers:    -   magical powers (general) Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Inventing-of-item story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   mage/magician Age:    -   20's-30's If magical mental powers:    -   can cast many different spells    -   is very quick    -   can read emotions


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   during "Tolkien" (fairytime) times A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a primitive/fantasy society    -   very controlled society Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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