A Hangover, a Pretty Girl, and a Demon

When Chapter fifteen begins, Wil is waking up from a night of partying with the worst hangover of his life. Amberle is severely unamused. Like a good friend, she’s kept track of his valuables—including the elfstones, has mixed up a quick hangover remedy, and even concocted an excuse to keep the inquisitive rovers away while … Read more…

Shannara Chronicles: Stolen Horses and Pretty Girls

Artaq the horse from the Shannara Chronicles

Breaking news- I liked this chapter. A lot. Chapter fourteen of Shannara Chronicles starts with Artaq, the black stallion, missing. From Mary Sue’s chapter thirteen summary of the Shannara Chronicles, we know that there were some nefarious people called Rovers, camping nearby, and chances are they’ve stolen the horse. Intrigue and danger from the beginning. … Read more…

Taking Charge, Amberle Style

Chapter thirteen opens with Wil and Amberle waking up in forest glen, absolutely nowhere near the river or Allanon. At least the horse is still with them. Wil and Amberle have very different memories of the meeting with the river god – Will saw gardens, but Amberle saw only darkness! Could it be foreshadowing? I … Read more…

An Unexpected Horse Chase

Chapter eleven of the Elfstones of Shannara opens with danger. Wil is being hunted by a nameless, shapeless, evil. It is a creature made from his darkest nightmares. It…it is a nightmare. Oh. But it’s also real. The demons have found them! Allanon wakes him up, and they an Amberle get ready to leave. While Wil … Read more…

The Chosen One: Finally!

The Chosen One is Jennifer Lawrence

There she is, the Chosen one. We’re up to Chapter ten in The Shannara Chronicles. Our heroic team of Allanon and Wil wake up and set forth to find the last Chosen one alive, Amberle. It’s a bit over the river and through the woods to Amberle’s house they go. There are rolling grasslands, a … Read more…