Shroud of Eternity picks up where Terry Goodkind’s New York Times bestseller Death’s Mistress left off, promising a thrilling brew of bloodshed, sex, deception, and sorcery.
The formidable sorceress Nicci and her companionsthe newly powerless Nathan and the youthful Bannonset out on another quest after driving ruthless Norukai slavers out of Renda Bay. Their mission: restore Nathan’s magic and, for Nicci, save the world.
Guided by the witch-woman Red's mysterious prophecy, the trio makes their way south of Kol Adair towards a wondrous city shrouded behind time, Ildakar. But the grotesque omens on their path to Nathan's salvationsevered Norukai heads on pikes, a genetically modified monster, and a petrified army of half a millionare just a taste of the unimaginable horrors that await within the Shroud of Eternity.
The Nicci Chronicles
1. Death's Mistress
2. Shroud of Eternity
TERRY GOODKIND is the author of the worldwide bestsellers making up the Sword of Truth and The Nicci Chronicles series, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Omen Machine. He lives in Henderson, Nevada.
"This action-packed book will delight epic fantasy enthusiasts." Library Journal on Death's Mistress
"Goodkind’s worldbuilding abilities are outdone only by his striking character development, resulting in an adventure that is remarkably impactful." RT Book Reviews, Top Pick, on Death's Mistress
"Wonderfully creative, seamless, and stirring." Kirkus Reviews on Wizard's First Rule
"Outstanding...Characters who actually behave like adults. Highly recommended." San Diego Union Tribute on Temple of the WindsFrom the Publisher
This second in the "Nicci Chronicles," following the New York Times best-selling Death's Mistress, opens with a mission launched by powerful sorceress Nicci. She's joined by both Nathan, whose lost magic she hopes to restore, and by young Bannon, and her own goal is pretty basic: she wants to save the world. Witch-woman Red's prophecy sends them to a city beyond time.