: The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus (Audible Audio Edition): Terry Goodkind, Christina Traister, Brilliance Audio: Books. Magda Searus was both the first Confessor to ever exist and the inaugural Mother Confessor of the Midlands. Prior to being magically altered, Lady Searus was. The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus is a novel by Terry Goodkind released exclusively in e-book format. It serves as a prequel to the Sword of.

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At pages, I skimme Gosh, this was awful. Not to mention the fact that he switched publishers after his contract with Tor was up, a clear indication that he was unhappy with his situation there, and has publicly whined about editorial influence like a spoiled brat once or twice as well.

I liked the character of Magda even though she was pretty much a carbon copy of Kahlan. Don’t try to say that this way of publishing xonfessor it easier for readers if you never consulted your readers, ifrst just ridiculous. I also thought she had her arrogant moments, though she kept insisting she was a “nobody”. His last two books, The Law of Nines and The Omen Machinewere not well received by fans and critics alike, likely because they were godawful abominations that no amount of editing could have made readable, much less enjoyable.

The First Confessor: The Legend of Magda Searus

For a fan of the Sword of Truth, this is a must read. Jul 03, Austin rated it it was amazing Shelves: But is asking for both too much?

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So my expectations for this book were seaurs high. And when it goes on to ridiculous length, becoming the main focus of half the book, you’re going overboard.

This book fills in many of those details and does something even better; leaves some out and even adds to them. It is one thing if you consistently publish your books as e-books. Prior to being magically altered, Lady Searus was the wife of First Wizard Baraccus and was known for using that position to petition the Central Council of the Midlands. Jul 02, Josh rated it really liked it. Wizard Merrit served as her personal protector, and the pair ultimately married.

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The story ends shortly after her elevation as the original Mother Confessor. Somewhere in there, there was a story I wanted to read, and towards the end it did begin to emerge. To view it, click here.

Somehow it felt like everything was happening at the same time while nothing really happened. Besides that they had no other character traits, oh and they were beautiful. Was it an improvement over his previous two books?

It’s one thing to ask your readers to consider the odds you’re going up against. Does this not strike the reader as contrary? The First Confessor is rife with amateur writing mistakes — mistakes which a writer whose books I have read and re-read dozens of times should not be committing. I thought it was a step in the right d It may be my unfamiliarity with Terry Goodkind’s offerings that prompts this review. She was an incredibly strong woman but I kinda hated how she was “made” to follow her path.


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Though Baraccus was quite a bit older than Magda, the pair were married and shared quite lavish apartments in the Wizard’s Keep. The talk with Baraccus made me sad, and the romantic in me wasn’t really happy with her ex’s See and discover other items: Give it your attention and pay attention to detail. Gosh, this was awful. This was the very spot where he had stood in the last precious moments of his life. For instance, when Magda went down to meet with the spiritist.

But while they were all awesome, I have to be firsh and admit his last books while excellent never gave me that ‘must finish this in one go’ feeling the first few ‘sword of truth’ novels gave me. Sign In Don’t have an account?

It’s really cool the way the old prophecies and references from the original 12 maga are filled out and explained, especially with the Sword of Truth, the Boxes of Orden, the Temple of Winds, and the Book of Counted Shadows.

Even though I knew some of the things that were going to happen, there were a lot of surprises and it never felt predictable. The First Confessor had that something, whereas the other two did not.

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