: 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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I enjoyed these things the first time around.

It’s really cool the way the old prophecies and references from the original 12 books are filled out and explained, especially with the Sword of Truth, the Boxes of O I love the whole Sword of Truth series, and this book continues the brilliant tradition of following characters of immense integrity in really tough situations.

Unfortunately in doing so, he spreads dirst too thin.

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I’ll come back for more if you’ve got it. Where did this master swordsman knowledge come from?

The perfect way to connect the threads of the epic origins of the eventual finale that is the primary works. For example, I came across two separate instances where “time” was inconsistent. Goodkind feels the urge to write more of the backstory.

Where Richard inexplicably learns to fight like a master swordsman from the sword in seconds three thousand years in the future, this is an explained event. This book is a prequel to the eleven book Sword of Truth series, but I would say that you have to read all of those books first to fully appreciate this one.


The Kingdom of Wendar is in turmoil. When Baraccus returned he confided to Magda that the Boxes of Orden were not in the Temple as the team’s manifest claimed. But times have changes, and now the races once again fight each other – an There is proof that Goodkind can write a good book that is set in the same world as The Sword of Truth Saga but this is bad.

Terry Goodkind was born in and raised in Nebraska in the United States. This novel is about how to move on, through even the most trying and unthinkable of events in life: Lifelong friends, they went their separate ways.

The First Confessor

View all 80 comments. I loved the book. At the last possible moment, she finds a note left by Baraccus, urging her to find truth. The story opens with a grieving Magda Searus trying to come to terms with the suicide of her husband, First Wizard Barracus.

Merritt and Magda go to the dungeons to rescue and question Naja Moon, an apostate of the Old Word regime and powerful sorceress once dedicated to creating new weapons out of magic to infiltrate and subdue the Midlands. Both stayed pretty close to the TV series that I tirst beforehand. I know that it seems like I’m just tearing this book to shreds here, but I actually did enjoy it quite a bit.


In this series I couldn’t even fathom how to pull it off. The Legend of Magda Searus. Haven’t read The Omen Machine yet; maybe that’s more of what I’m looking for but based on other reviews I’m not sure if I should.

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New readers are luckiest of all. The writing style is definately more of the Sword of Truth style than the thriller style of his last two works.

I absolutely hate technobabble. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Even though this wasn’t about the main characters, Richard and Kahlan, I was just as interested in the characters and eager to know more about them. Somewhere in there, there was a story I wanted to read, and towards the end it did begin to emerge.

Red banners denoting the blood shed during the war, for instance.

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Self-publishing is a brave new world for us. But is really quite dumb and has nothing to actually say so she draws magdq all out to the point of redundancy. Start reading The First Confessor: Set up a giveaway. Where do I begin? Wheel of Time Robert Jordan 9.

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Quotes from The First Confessor.