By Terry Brooks
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
Five hundred years have handed because the devastating demon-led conflict tore aside the U.S. and approximately exterminated humankind. those that escaped the carnage have been resulted in sanctuary in an idyllic valley, its borders warded by way of strong magic opposed to the horrors past. however the cocoon of protecting magic surrounding the valley has now vanished. whilst Sider Ament, the single surviving descendant of the Knights of the notice, detects unknown predators stalking the valley, he fears the worst. And while professional Trackers locate in their personal gruesomely killed, there will be without doubt: The as soon as refuge has been made susceptible to no matter what nonetheless lurks within the outdoor barren region. jointly, Ament, the 2 younger Trackers, and a bold Elf princess spearhead plans to safeguard their ancestral domestic. And within the thick of all of it, the final wielder of the black employees and its notable magic needs to discover a successor to hold at the struggle opposed to the cresting new wave of evil.