Heart of Black Ice
The climactic conclusion to Terry Goodkind's New York Times bestselling Nicci Chronicles.
In the wake of the brutal war that swept the Old World in Siege of Stone, a new danger is forming along the coast. Taken captive by their enemies, King Grieve, along with Lila and Bannon are about to discover the terrifying force that threatens to bring destruction to the Old World.
The Norukai, barbarian raiders and slavers, have been gathering an immense fleet among the inhospitably rocky islands that make up their home. With numbers greater than anyone could have imagined, the Norukai are poised to launch their final and most deadly war.
Terry Goodkind (1948–2020) was an American writer. He was known for the epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth as well as the contemporary suspense novel The Law of Nines (2009), which has ties to his fantasy series. The Sword of Truth series sold 25 million copies worldwide and was translated into more than 20 languages. Additionally, it was adapted into a television series called Legend of the Seeker, which premiered on November 1, 2008, and ran for two seasons, ending in May 2010.
Goodkind was a proponent of Ayn Rand's philosophical approach of Objectivism, and made references to Rand's ideas and novels in his works.
In the world of Terry Goodkind’s New York Times-bestselling Sword of Truth saga, fan-favorite warrior Nicci and her travel companion Nathan Rahl explore new and fantastical realms, encountering familiar allies, dangerous magic, and creatures forged by twisted sorcery.
Sister of Darkness: The Nicci Chronicles consists of four books. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.
Main series The Sword of Truth