The Wishsong of Shannara Setting & Symbolism

Terry Brooks
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Four Lands

"The Wishsong of Shannara" takes place in the Four Lands. The main characters travel from their home in Southland to destroy dark magic in Eastland.

Wishsong

The wishsong is a bit of Elven magic. Brin and Jair Ohmsford were born with the wishsong as a result of their father, Wil, having used Elven magic on a quest when he was young. Brin can manipulate nature with her wishsong, while Jair only has the ability to create illusions. Both think the magic is mainly a toy until the day the Druid Allanon asks Brin to use her wishsong to save the Four Lands from dark magic.

Elfstones

Wil Ohmsford used the Elfstones years ago to help save the Four Lands, but afterward he hid them away, vowing to never use Elven magic again. Unbeknownset to him, his son Jair takes the Elfstones when he begins a quest...

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