Summary

A no-holds-barred battle between Good and Evil....
Eight centuries ago, the first Knight of the Word was commissioned to combat the demonic evil of the Void. Now that daunting legacy has passed to John Ross - along with powerful magic and the knowledge that his actions are all that stand between a living hell and humanity's future.
Then, after decades of service to the Word, an unspeakable act of violence shatters John Ross's weary faith. Haunted by guilt, he turns his back on his dread gift, settling down to build a normal life, untroubled by demons and nightmares.
But a fallen Knight makes a tempting prize for the Void, which could bend the Knight's magic to its own evil ends. And once the demons on Ross's trail track him to Seattle, neither he nor anyone close to him will be safe. His only hope is Nest Freemark, a college student who wields an extraordinary magic all her own. Five years earlier, Ross had aided Nest when the future of humanity rested upon her choice between Word and Void. Now Nest must return the favor. She must restore Ross's faith, or his life - and hers - will be forfeit....
©2001 Terry Brooks (P)2017 Random House Audio
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Critic reviews

"[An] urban dark fantasy...Sharp and satisfying." ( Publishers Weekly, starred review)
"Superior to anything being written in the genre...Terry Brooks is one of a handful of fantasy writers whose work consistently meets the highest literary standards." ( Rocky Mountain News)
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5 out of 5 stars
By Mark C. on 21-03-18

Awesome

I read this book years ago and was engulfed in the world of John Ross and Nest Freemark... listening to it was almost like watching a movie, narration was excellent and I’m moving on to Angel Fire East next.

Audible please can we have running with the demon released soon!

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5 out of 5 stars
By steven t doll on 17-05-18

Great progression of reality to dystopia, A+

Love this series so far! Great progression in story and characters while maintaining a well balanced pace. I look forward to the easy of Word and the Void series.

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5 out of 5 stars
By A. Kay on 15-09-17

Great story!

I have yet to be disappointed with a book from Terry Brooks and I couldn't imagine anyone but Mark Deakins narrate this story. Just play out at 1.1x speed if you can.

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