By Terry Brooks
Former Chicago attorney Ben vacation used to be proud and satisfied. And why no longer? The Magic state of Landover, which he governed as excessive Lord, used to be ultimately at peace, and he and his spouse, the sylph Willow, may perhaps watch their daughter Mistaya grow.
And develop she did--shooting via infancy in months, studying to stroll and to swim within the comparable week. Mistaya were born a seedling, nourished by way of soils from Landover, Earth, and the fairy mists, come into being within the dank, misty deadness of the Deep Fell. With brilliant eco-friendly eyes that minimize to the soul, she was once as beautiful as her mom, and Ben sought after not anything greater than to take pleasure in his daughter's adolescence and his peaceable state endlessly. yet his idyll used to be interrupted whilst Rydall, a king of lands past the fairy mist, assembled armies on Landover's border and threatened to invade until Ben was once in a position to defeat Rydall's seven champions.
Some recommended the excessive Lord to refuse Rydall's problem, yet vacation couldn't, for Mistaya have been snatched from her guardians by way of foul magic. And Rydall held the major to her fate...