Silverthorn Themes

Raymond E. Feist
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Good Versus Evil

As in most great books, Silverthorn, by Raymond E. Fiest, uses good versus evil as a theme carrying across the book. From the Prologue to the Epilogue, evil is searching to overcome the good of the people of Midkemia. The moredhel, Murmandamus seeks to overthrow the Lord of the West in order to overtake the human population of the world. He uses his servants, Black Slayers and moredhel, as well as human renegades, to attempt to destroy this Lord of the West, Arutha Prince of Krondor.

Many places in the book use direct allusions to Christianity, though often in a negative light. The leadership of evil is a trio, the reincarnation, or resurrection of his followers in order to kill for him, and a power greater than that of others are Christian allusions, generally accepted and expected of those representing good. This book twists the expected...

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