The Sword of Shannara - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Terry Brooks
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Chapter 2 Summary

Shea wakes early and ponders how Allanon knows him. The Ohmsfords adopted and accepted him as family at a very young age, even though Shea is only distantly related. Allanon joins Shea and asks if he has heard of the Skull Kingdom. Allanon begins to tell him the history of man for the last two thousand years. Since the great wars, most humans are isolated from the world and other races and are content in the Southlands. Allanon explains to Shea that isolation will no longer be possible because of current politics and power struggles.

After the first thousand years, man found other creatures had evolved, including the Northland mountain trolls, the hill and forest Gnomes, the Dwarfs who have moved from caverns to the surface and the Elves who live in the forests of the Westlands. The races began fighting for dominance...

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