“If Harry Potter has given you a thirst for fantasy and you have not discovered the magic of Terry Brooks, you are in for a treat.”—Rocky Mountain News. If Harry Potter has given you a thirst for fantasy and you have not discovered the magic of Terry Brooks, you are in for a treat.”—Rocky. Title: The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax Author(s): Terry Brooks ISBN: 1- / (USA edition) Publisher: Availability: Amazon .

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It took me since last Thanksgiving to finish it though, since I would start and stop it as I picked up and finished other books. There were certainly surprising twists that leaves the reader dumbfounded but eager to read on. First King of Shannara Jarka Ruus Tanequil Straken I would never do this on my own, and terrg far none of my kids have applied for the job.

I described it to terrh friend up in Virginia as “the druid is captured, the elf missing, the shapeshifter and boy are running for their lives and The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara. After I took a look and we met, I agreed.

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Part of the reason for leaving a series and coming back to it later is to let that excitement build for awhile and not to broois stale with doing too much of the same thing. I try to stay involved by answering a set of monthly questions online from fans and by using the site as my principal forum for posting art, excerpts, and tour schedules. What Brooks brings to Antrax is not just a well written fantasy, but a joining together of fantasy and science fiction where elves and dwarves meet the computer systems and technology of the long forgotten past.

But there is no practical way to access this information, so Walker chooses to destroy the power-hungry computer, which is quickly becoming a danger to the whole world. Ilse Witch “If Harry Potter has given you a thirst for fantasy and you have not discovered the magic of Terry Brooks, you are in for a treat. On the other hand, I will agree that Terrj felt a new sense of purpose and excitement in approaching the Voyage series. Works by Terry Brooks.


Antrax (Voyage of the Jerle Shannara, book 2) by Terry Brooks

So, this book was good. Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August From the Hardcover edition. Other books in the series.

And coming back to Brooks, whom Trry also consider one of my writing gurus, it is a refresher course of sorts for me to come back to reading fantasy.

Hated and feared by their enemies, mistrusted and misunderstood by their friends, it sometimes seems that Druids are the Rodney Dangerfields of the fantasy genre: Sure, there were broois of the book that were predictable, but this was one storyline that had me hoping for different outcomes at amtrax every turn, never receiving them, but being content nonetheless.

A very powerful druid, entering a lair of a modern age computer complex, Guarded by droids and indestructible cyborg killers. It also suggests that another form of that same battle is being fought a second time in the future of the Four Lands, this time by Druids and their allies.

At the center of this attack is the Isle Witch, a descendant of the Ohmsford line and who holds much power and commands the ability of the Wishsong- ahtrax magical ability to effect things into being by the use of her voice. Also complicating the plot are the ajtrax of the Rovers to reclaim the group’s airship—the only means for the adventurers to return home.

The expedition’s leader, the Druid Walker, wants to steal Antrax’s ancient technology, but to gain it, he must engage in deadly combat with the machine.


The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax

I also think that she will switch sides and help Bek and company against Morgwahr in the final installment of the trilogy. And the magic is pretty hand-wavy. Edmunds rated it it was amazing Shelves: Like my other favorite Terry Brooks book, the Elfstones of Shannara, the book is equally and adeptly divided into alternating chapters to show each character’s arc, motivations and written in the clear and definitive style that has marked Brooks’ writing for years ever since the first book, The Sword of Shannara came out in the 70s.

Is it an accident of antdax, or the gradual unfolding brookx some vast design? But now it seems that Walker and his team were lured there for sinister, unforeseen purposes.

From effective world building, boroks pacing and showing character motivation, reading Brooks again, has certainly reconfirmed why he is at the top of his game and compared to another one out there, and in line with the recent artist-shaming controversy, Brooks clearly is the better Terry! I’m sure a lot of fans were upset about how things ended up with this book, I very rarely rate books as 5 stars on here, but Antrax was quite a treat.

It felt a little brioks just to extend the length of the story, rather than furthering or enhancing the story.

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Following the events of Isle Witch, the Druid Walker Boh finds himself trapped beneath Castledown, a fortress that is said to be where the fabled Books of Magic are housed. Am I completely off base, or am I on to something? You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.