The Wishsong of Shannara - Chapter I, II Summary & Analysis

Terry Brooks
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Chapter I, II Summary

"The Wishsong of Shannara" chronicles the parallel journeys of Brin and her younger brother, Jair, both of whom were born with special Elven magic they call the wishsong. Brin is recruited by a Druid named Allanon to destroy the Ildatch, a book of black magic in the Maelmord near Graymark castle. Jair travels to Heaven's Well near Graymark, at the request of the King of the Silver River, to help save Brin from destruction. Both Brin and Jair gather allies, fight battles, endure hardships, and grow up along the way, and they ultimately destroy the Ildatch and its oppressive hold over the Four Lands.

In Chapter I, Autumn approaches in the Four Lands. Brin Ohmsford admires the maple tree in her yard, remembering when, as a child, she had used a wishsong to turn the tree's leaves from summer...

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