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Sure Nicci and Cara contributed to that as well, but these three, Nathan, Ann and Zedd especially Ann were the real culprits. I’m not a big fan of Kahlan and actually find her quite whiny and annoying, so her absence in this book was a nice break.

None of the action or emotion is shown to us as it’s happening. Also, simply attempting to erase the memory because it uses Subtractive Magic, has a strong probability of destroying portions of the mind, thus killing the subject. I’m tired of doom and bad things happening to them! Gkodkind book essentially follows his search for the truth even though all evidence seems to be against him. Book ratings by Goodreads.

Chainfire: Chainfire Trilogy Part 1 – Goodkind Terry

I do not need 30 goodkknd the first 80 pages of this book devoted to telling me what happened in them. Temple of the Winds Terry Goodkind. Furthermore, no one around him seems to remember her.

All right, Nicci sits there and thinks, at great length, about how Richard’s magic works on need, and how he is unable to consciously control it. But if you’ve made it this far in the series, these things are easily overlooked A return to form and my favorite in the series since the first book. But Chainfire is the ninth book in the Sword of Truth series and, if anyone happens to care, is also what the Legend of the Seeker TV series is loosely based on.

He just doesn’t seem to understand the entire concept of pacing, and so the pacing in this book is just attrocious. Richard learns that the Sliph knows of a place called the Deep Nothing. This was interesting because we saw all the ways in which Kahlan influenced the people around her and how they were somehow lesser for forgetting her. As far as progressing the plot, there isn’t a lot that happens in this book.


The books are now about twice as long as they need to be, and while this one wasn’t as tiresome as the last, it does tread dangerously close. For some reason, Goodkind finds it necessary to draw forward plot elements from the very first book in an attempt to tie it together.

Later, Richard realizes that the Sword of Truth protected him from the Chainfire spell, which is why he was still able to remember Kahlan. Chainfire Sword of Truth Author s: I was taught in an American Literature course that Hemingway worked tirelessly to perfect his “tip of the iceberg” style.

I don’t think I’d get through them if I had to will my eyes to continue relaying the derivative, uninspired words on the page to my brain instead of just tuning out and doing something else as the poor voice actor drones on and on, trying to intone the author’s awkward phrases with any sense of realism. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 38mm Of course, it’s still mighty perverted, naive and cliche, but the fact I read this book a good few years after I started with the series and got old, wise and impatient in the process and still managed to read it and even enjoy it some – means Chainfire is probably a very reasonable swath of pages.

And pretty much the other side of the recap coin is the repetition. Meanwhile, Ann, Nathan, and Frederich also arrive at the Keep. This book was VERY slow for a long time. He then turns to Zedd for his help only to find that Zedd too can’t help him because he doesn’t believe Richard. But Chainfire was decent.

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I have only read this book once before. We are told in excruciating detail how prophecy works more on that later. And the glimpse chainfjre the ending! The ending does not redeem the rest of the book up to it.

I’m sure the events they contained will come back to importance later in the series Goodkind makes weird plot choices, but he generally does a good job of thoroughly incorporating them.


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To his disbelief, no one remembers the woman he is frantically trying to find. Nicci uses deception to interrogate Tovi, discovering that it was Samuel who stabbed Tovi and took the Box of Orden she was carrying. Review quote “Wonderfully creative, seamless, and stirring.

Chainfire: Chainfire Trilogy Part 1

We are told about the blood beast and how dangerous it might be. In his search for his life, he encounters a deadly enemy bred to kill him. While no-one but Richard remembers Kahlan, at least now they believe that she exists. And not only is she missing but nobody remembers her. Okay, so, Nicci, chaintire time we saw her, she was in the middle of a desperate battle, fighting off multiple wizards, while the people of Altur Rang deal with the Imperial Order army sent to sack their city.

Jul 26, Anthony rated it liked it Shelves: There is no secret, no magic key that cchainfire get anyone published. We are TOLD that Nathan flipped through these books, with a growing sense of unease and dread, instead of actually having him do it so taht we could see it ourselves, and feel the tension and building dread ourselves.

This was a pleasant change. When he wakes from unconsciousness, he discovers that Kahlan, his wife, is missing. He is brought to Niccia sorceress and former Sister of the Darkwho heals him using subtractive magic causing unforeseen events to spiral out of control. Goodkind’s treatment of it is a chainfiree over the top–he sprinkles in more terminology than I’d like. This conversation is 40 pages long, I counted them. This could easily have been the fifth book in the series. I always thought is was a bad idea to leave the boxes just in a garden