: The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus (Audible Audio Edition): Terry Goodkind, Christina Traister, Brilliance Audio: Books. Magda Searus was both the first Confessor to ever exist and the inaugural Mother Confessor of the Midlands. Prior to being magically altered, Lady Searus was. The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus is a novel by Terry Goodkind released exclusively in e-book format. It serves as a prequel to the Sword of.

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Feeling lost and alone, Magda sets out to commit suicide in the same manner as her husband, by throwing herself off the wall of the Keep and falling to her death a thousand feet below.

I found her to be very similar to Kahlan. This quest ultimately lead her to the Wizard Merritwith whom she helped to create the Sword of Te. Many of the questions that I had throughout the series have been answered and a few added which leaves me wanting more. Second, the incessant and useless chapter breaks. The Sword of Truth by Terry Goodkind. Different is what defines most artists, in their own peculiar way, and yet when the path that is ventured upon is too far from the main-stream perspective it is shunned.

Well, yes and no. We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think sears a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them.

I highly respect him as a writer and feel extremely lucky to help support his work even if only minimally by purchasing his books. It’s like you just don’t care anymore. Terry outshines his own work once again!


Anyone familiar with the universe knows about most of what happens before even picking up the book. In sarus time before the Confessors, when the world is a dark and dangerous place, where treason and treachery are the rule of the day, comes one heroic woman, Magda Searus, who has just lost her husband and her way in life.

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The entire story could have confesso told in a novella. Gosh, this was awful. The weakest aspect of Goodkind’s books have always been his explanations of how magic–prophecy especially, though all magic gets the treatment–works. Here’s the deal, this was my least favorite Terry Goodkind novel.

And this lazy use of dialogue filtered throughout the whole book — in individual scenes and in massive chapters-long diatribes — which is utterly disappointing, sezrus how weighty and important I suspect this origin story is. But boy, something bad happened here.

Oh wait, I don’t actually care. And the only reason you’re still listening is to see if she’ll ever say anything at all. I finished it in one marathon session.

The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus

While I loved both books I had problems with the pacing. I was interested to learn how the magic then searud led to the magic of his latter books. But they are only talked about, not experienced like they would have been in the original series. Goodkind banks on that, constantly referencing things in development that will ultimately affect the characters in the main series.

But Homeland first rev I started this book with a bit of apprehension. The new elements of magic were pretty cool and creative, some of the keep descriptions were detailed like the catacombs.

I give it 5 stars because I love it, and I personally love Terry Goodkind’s style. The wonder and magic that has been the world around the Sword of Truth is enhanced by this book and some of the earlier characters are fleshed out.


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I think Lothain was a poorly constructed villain, whose only purpose was to reinforce Goodkind’s message of people are dumb and can never see what is right in front of them, and the only salvation is to use reason.

Guess what, your readers are not rich. Confesaor the time before the Confessors, when the world is a firstt and dangerous place, where treason and treachery are the rule of the day, comes one heroic woman, Magda Searus, The First Confessor is the latest offering from Goodkind, the first book in a trilogy of prequels exploring the great war between the New World and the Old World that lead to the creation of such awesome magic as Dreamwalkers, Confessors, and the Sword of Truth.

I will not use the review to kagda into the ebook debate, there has been plenty mzgda discussion about at a lot of different places and we talked about it on of the early podcast episodesbut in case you don’t know, this book was self-published and is only available as an ebook.

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The First Confessor is likely to be the last Terry Confsesor book I read, which is sad given how much of my childhood I spent reading and reading his Sword of Truth novels. Jul 09, T.

Look at yourself, man.