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Shroud of Eternity

Shroud of Eternity

Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles, Volume II

The Nicci Chronicles (Volume 2)

Terry Goodkind

Tor Books

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Shroud of Eternity picks up where Terry Goodkind’s New York Times bestseller Death’s Mistress left off, promising a thrilling brew of bloodshed, sex, deception, and sorcery.

The formidable sorceress Nicci and her companions—the newly powerless Nathan and the youthful Bannon—set out on another quest after driving ruthless Norukai slavers out of Renda Bay. Their mission: restore Nathan’s magic and, for Nicci, save the world.

Guided by the witch-woman Red's mysterious prophecy, the trio makes their way south of Kol Adair towards a wondrous city shrouded behind time, Ildakar. But the grotesque omens on their path to Nathan's salvation—severed Norukai heads on pikes, a genetically modified monster, and a petrified army of half a million—are just a taste of the unimaginable horrors that await within the Shroud of Eternity.

The Nicci Chronicles
1. Death's Mistress
2. Shroud of Eternity

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CHAPTER 1


Rotting human flesh glistened in the sunlight, discolored by the bruised hues of putrefaction. The sunken eyeballs had turned to jelly. The jaws hung slack, gaping unnaturally wide because of the hideous scars that had slashed...

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Praise for Shroud of Eternity

Praise for Terry Goodkind

"This action-packed book will delight epic fantasy enthusiasts." —Library Journal on Death's Mistress

"Goodkind’s worldbuilding abilities are outdone only by his striking character development, resulting in an adventure that is remarkably impactful." —RT Book Reviews, Top Pick, on Death's Mistress

"Wonderfully creative, seamless, and stirring." —Kirkus Reviews on Wizard's First Rule

"Outstanding...Characters who actually behave like adults. Highly recommended." —San Diego Union Tribute on Temple of the Winds

About the author

Terry Goodkind

TERRY GOODKIND is the author of the worldwide bestsellers making up the Sword of Truth and The Nicci Chronicles series, and the #1 New York Times bestseller The Omen Machine. He lives in Henderson, Nevada.

Terry Goodkind

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