The Measure of the Magic: Brooks is now copying himself

The Measure of the Magic by Terry Brooks

“The Black Staff’s Bearer Comes Closer Each Day…”

By this stage there are so many books in Terry Brooks’ SHANNARA series that each new installment requires a lengthy rundown of where it belongs in the sequence. After writing the original SHANNARA trilogy back in the 1970s, as well as a bevy of direct sequels, Brooks went on to write a seemingly-unrelated contemporary fantasy trilogy that introduced the Knights of the Word, champions of light armed with powerful staffs of black wood who fight against demonic forces that strive to bring about the end of the world.

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