By Terry Brooks
8 centuries in the past the 1st Knight of the observe was once commissioned to strive against the demonic evil of the Void. Now that daunting legacy has handed to John Ross--along with strong magic and the information that his activities are all that stand among a residing hell and humanity's future.
Then, after many years of provider to the notice, an unspeakable act of violence shatters John Ross's weary religion. Haunted by way of guilt, he turns his again on his dread present, settling right down to construct a typical existence, untroubled by way of demons and nightmares.
But a fallen Knight makes a tempting prize for the Void, which can bend the Knight's magic to its personal evil ends. And as soon as the demons on Ross's path music him to Seattle, neither he nor someone just about him could be secure. His in basic terms wish is Nest Freemark, a school scholar who wields a unprecedented magic all her personal. 5 years past, Ross had aided Nest whilst the way forward for humanity rested upon her selection among be aware and Void. Now Nest needs to go back the desire. She needs to restoration Ross's religion, or his life--and hers--will be forfeit . . .
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