Debt of Bones by Terry Goodkind is the prequel to the Sword of Truth series. It was originally a part of a collection of short stories called Legends 2: Short Novels. Terry Goodkind (Faith of the Fallen) presents Debt of Bones, a prequel to his Sword of Truth series that involves series character First Wizard Zedd in the time . A milestone of storytelling set in the world of The Sword of Truth, Debt of Bones is the story of young Abby’s struggle to win the aid of the wizard Zedd Zorander.

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Abby’s bracelet begins to get warm while she is looking for her daughter and her bracelet leads her to Zedd’s daughter.

Dec 22, Natalia Bonegio rated it really liked it. Mass market paperback Published by TOR. Temple of the Winds. A great precursor to the Sword of Truth series! I really liked Terry Goodkind’s descriptive language and the fact that the book has a mainly happy ending.

Publisher’s weekly wrote “Teeming with violence, treachery and intrigue. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Temple of the Winds Book 5: This is also waaaaaaaay less gross and fucked up than his books usually are bag of nipples, anyone?

Jammer dat de vertaling niet erg goed is! Debt of Bones by Terry Goodkind, is a story about Abigale, a young mother, and her desperate attempt to save her daughter. First mention of boundary wardens. I haven’t read the original series in some time so this short novella was a little blase for me. He also provides a curious twist with a great sense of generosity!

Debt of Bones

Anyway, it made me wonder if I gave up on the books too soon. By the Light of the Moon. Then this crazy old lady is stalking her, who oddly ot, is one of the main evil characters. For Zedd, who commands power most men can only imagine, granting Abby’s r A tetry of storytelling set in the world of The Sword of Truth, Debt of Bones is the story of young Abby’s struggle to win the aid of the wizard Zedd Zorander, the most important man alive.


Unfortunately, Goodkind is not writing for a YA audience, so that may tell you a little bit about his writing prowess.

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The story takes place years–at least several decades–before the first Sword of Truth book, when Zedd was dent a young ish man, and his daughter is very young. Richard and Kahlan have an amazing love. Prequel to the The Sword of Truth series. Also major background events, like the war with D’Hara, while alluded to, are not well explored goodkinc the course of the story which does detract somewhat from the urgency of Zedd and the Mother Confessor in particular who seem to be driven primarily by their need to end the war quickly.

This is a quick read and a short book, but it’s a lovely companion to flesh out a little bit more lore which is the best part of consuming bnes genre media Next, Wizard’s First Rule!

It is quite astounding that Debt of Bones has all the requisites of a full length fantasy novel – good, evil, war, magic, epic battl An exciting prequel and a pleasant one hour diversion! This is why I will not have a villain named Emperor Daldo in my upcoming sprawling fantasy epic. I found that this story is better written than the others in the sense that it isn’t trying too hard as I feel is the case in many of Goodkind’s other febt.

I mean, come on It’s soooooo similar to that series so it teryr on my nostalgia. Overall, it detb an interesting story, though. I like the show which I’ve heard didn’t follow the novels enough for some fans but I just did not like Debt of Bones ; not the writing or the gore or the story.


Lately I’ve been addicted to Legend of the Seeker on Netflix, mostly because I think it’s made by the same guy who did Xena. It explains how the boundaries were created in the first war with D’Hara. Other silly names Goodkind comes up with include the First Wizard Zedd, which I suppose is a perfectly serviceable fantasy name, even if it makes me think of the Power Rangers.

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Apr 15, Jasmine rated it it was amazing. A quick little reentry into the world of the Sword of Truth series, with a short story that provides background knowledge on the mechanics of the world.

I was sort of smiling! Mammoth numbers of people died but in that weird way in which magic serves to anaesthetize readers against the brutality of mass murder by ‘doing it with big lights and otherworldy flashings’. Jan 10, Kathy Davie rated it it was amazing Shelves: Upon finishing this book for my second time, I think I may have to go through and re-read the entire series.

Even though I do think that this little book is a bit too short, I am impressed with how much development and debh Goodkind manages to work into it, especially since he’s used to good,ind much larger works XD Some said it doesn’t do the Sword of Truth series justice.

A sorceress, Delora, takes the group of people in the Keep. The Girl in boes Moon. Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews.