The descendants of the Oven house of Shannara had all completed theirquests. Walker Boh had restored the Druid`s Keep with the BlackElfstone. Wren had restored the missing Elves to the Four Lands. AndPar had found what was quite possibly the legendary Sword of Shannara.
But their work was not yet done. The Shadowen still swarmed over theFour Lands, poisoning all with their (lark magic. And the leader of theShadowen, Kimmel- Dail, was determined that the scions of Shannarawould not share the knowledge that would end the sickness. For Walker,he would dispatch the Four Horsemen. For Wren, he sent an untruefriend. And for Par, he devised the most terrible fate of all.
The charges given by the shade of the Druid Allanon were doomed tofailure--unless the Shannara children could escape the traps being laidfor them, and Par could find a way to use...the Sword of Shannara!