In order to save the world of the living, Richard finally faces his greatest enemy and Kahlan may have to kill the love of her life.
When Zedd tries to save Cara who was re-broken by Darken Rahl, Richard, Kahlan and everyone else’s lives are changed dramatically.
Richard and Kahlan discover the Stone of Tears is in a magical land from which they cannot leave; a surprise reunion lures Cara and Zedd into a deadly confrontation.
Resurrected Darken Rahl risks the Keeper’s wrath by acquiring the secrets of an ancient scroll, forcing the Seeker into an uneasy alliance with his evil brother.
Zedd and his brother unite on a quest to avenge their father’s murder; a stranger who befriends Richard sends him and Zedd on a collision course with the past — and each other.
The lives of Kahlan, Zedd and Cara hang in the balance when the Seeker stands between a group of villagers marked for death and the dark magic of a walking weapon of vengeance.
Richard, Kahlan and Zedd’s life is put at risk when they meet a young and powerful woman named Maia who claims to be the Creator and it becomes crucial to uncover her true identity before Maia can destroy them all.
To save Kahlan from execution, reluctant Cara must pose as a polished princess and compete in an elaborate masquerade of manners to win a powerful ruler’s affections.