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Blood of the Fold
Richard begins to bring the Midlands under his control by expressing his with me or against me policy. One group of people who have come to hear Richard at the Confessor's Palace is the Blood of the Fold. The Blood of the Fold is group of men who are devoted to the Creator and to eradicating magic which they claim comes from the Keeper. Because Richard has magic, the leader of the Fold decides that he needs to stop Richard and comes up with two plans...
Chainfire - Sword Of Truth 9
Chainfire starts out with Richard seriously injured and close to dying. Nicci the Sorceress barely saves him, but he is unconscious for several days. When he wakes up, he asks for his wife, Kahlan, and is shocked that no one remembers her. Nicci is sure that he dreamed Kahlan, because of the trauma from his injury. Everyone he talks to has no memory of Kahlan, and often their memories of events involving her are dramatically different than his. Whi...
Faith of the Fallen - Sword of Truth 6
This novel is about a struggle to overcome oppression and to strive for human excellence and life. Richard, the main character, is extorted into coming to the enemy's capitol. There, an even more degraded form of communism holds sway. The inhabitants have no reason to live and many are corrupted by the system, outwardly claiming its ideals but inwardly completely twisting them. It is his captors intent to distill Richard's goodness into apathy which she ...
Naked Empire - Sword of Truth, Book 8
Richard Rahl, Lord of D'Hara, the Seeker of Truth, has been poisoned. Naked Empire reveals that, following on from the title of Goodkind's previous book, there are many more Pillars of Creation than previously thought. In fact, an entire empire. These people are invaded and enslaved by the Imperial Order and incapable of defending themselves. Instead they poison the man who people say brings freedom to all, Richard Rahl, and blackmail him by off...

Goodkind booklist

Soul of the Fire - Sword of Truth 5
In The Soul Of Fire Richard & Kahlan are finally married and thus let the chimes into the world, whom make magic disapear from the world. Richard and Kahlan must find away to send the chimes back where they came from... or magic will be gone forever....
Stone of Tears - Sword of Truth 2
In the second novel to the eight novel series, Richard Rahl has just stopped the powerful wizard, his father Darken Rhal, from taking over the world with three magic boxes of Orden. He gets his life back with his beloved Kahlan, and is to be married to her. Then they get some strange visitors on horseback, three women that know how to help Richard with his headaches, but he would have to wear a collar, which he loathes. He gets there chances to a...
Temple of the Winds - Sword of Truth 4
In Temple of the Winds, the main character, Richard Rahl, is forced to save the world from dying of the plague, but may lose his wife and be forced to marry someone else in the process....
The Pillars Of Creation - Sword of Truth 7
Jennsen, a young woman who has been running all her life, is deluded into believing that the person responsible for her mother's death, is the new lord Rahl. She decides to try and kill the Lord Rahl, but also has to face the truth along the way. One of Terry Goodkind's most criticised books, as of the lack of action but one that particularily delves over moral values....
Wizard's First Rule - Sword of Truth 1
Richard Cypher discovers he is the seeker and is needed to protect Westland and the Midlands from D'Hara's takeover. Richard Cypher, a simple woods guide, finds himself in a sticky situation when he comes to the rescue of an unknown girl who had just crossed the magical boundary. Years ago Richard's homeland, Westland, had separated themselves from the magical world. They put a boundary in place to keep magical users out, and those without powers in....


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