Temple of the Winds (Sword of Truth, #4)
On the red moon will come the firestorm...Wielding the Sword of Truth, Richard Rahl has battled death itself and come to the defense of the D'Haran people. But now the power-mad Emperor Jagang confronts Richard with a swift and inexorable foe: a mystical plague cutting a deadly swath across the... show more
On the red moon will come the firestorm...Wielding the Sword of Truth, Richard Rahl has battled death itself and come to the defense of the D'Haran people. But now the power-mad Emperor Jagang confronts Richard with a swift and inexorable foe: a mystical plague cutting a deadly swath across the land and slaying thousands of innocent victims.To quench the inferno, he must seek remedy in the wind...To fight it Richard and his beloved Kahlan Amnell will risk everything to uncover the source of the terrible plague-the magic sealed away for three millennia in the Temple of the Winds.Lightning will find him on that path...But when prophecy throws the shadow of betrayal across their mission and threatens to destroy them, Richard must accept the Truth and find a way to pay the price the winds demand...or he and his world will perish.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: September 1998
Pages no: 822
Edition language: English
Series: Das Schwert der Wahrheit (#8)
This is an outing of the series back when I still found it tremendous fun. (Alas, that would not remain so, although once-fans of Sword of Truth widely disagree about when the series jumped the shark, even this novel has its detractors and there are some entertained to the end of the series.) I reme...
This book was a rollercoaster! I could hardly stand to put it down in so many places. I could not believe some of the twists and turns that occurred in this book, and even when it slowed there appeared to be a promise of a whirlwind spiral of excitement. I can't wait to start reading the next instal...
3.5 stars because of the last 20% of the book. Overall, I still believe the story was uneven, but I liked the ending. I may wait a bit before beginning the next one in the series in favor of a few shorter books I want to read...
Complete review of the entire series is available on Green Man Review:http://greenmanreview.com/book/book_goodkind_swordominibus.html