Terry's Dedications

The dedications for each Shannara and Word/Void book he's written, listed in published order.

The Sword of Shannara

For My Parents,
Who Believed

The Elfstones of Shannara

- No dedication -

The Wishsong of Shannara

Lester Del Rey

The Scions of Shannara

For Judine
who makes all the magic possible

The Druid of Shannara

To Laurie and Peter,
for their love, support, and encouragement
in all things

The Elf Queen of Shannara

For Daine
Who is missed

The Talismans of Shannara

For All My Friends At Del Rey Books
Then And Now
What A Time We've Had!

First King of Shannara

For Melody, Kate, Llyod, Abby, and Russell
Booksellers Extraordinaire

Running with the Demon

To Judine
For showing me every day why the journey
is more important than the

A Knight of the Word

To Jim Simonson, Laurie Jaeger, Larry
Grella, & Molly Tremaine
Good friends and the best of neighbors.

Angel Fire East

To my father, Dean Brooks
Who made sacrifices as an aspiring writer then so that I
could be a published writer now.

The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Ilse Witch

To Carl and Don McQuinn
For redefining the word
friends in more ways than I can count

The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Antrax

To John Saul and Mike Sack
For fifteen years of wry insight, wicked humor, and invaluable advice

The Voyage of the Jerle Shannara: Morgawr

To Owen Lock
For his editor's advice, friendship, and reassurances
when they were needed most

High Druid of Shannara: Jarka Ruus

For Judine,
my favorite traveling companion,
at the start of another journey.

High Druid of Shannara: Tanequil

To the Big Island Book Bunch -
Abby, Amanda, Beth, Brian, Eric, Gerard, Judine, Kathy,
Kevin, Lloyd, Nan, Paul, Russell, Val, and Yvette -
who still believe that a good book
is the best entertainment of all.

High Druid of Shannara: Straken

In memory of Christina Michelle George and Caleb Alexander Delp
in celebration of readers like them everywhere

The Genesis of Shannara: Armageddon's Children

For Judine.
My best friend in all the best ways.

The Genesis of Shannara: The Elves of Cintra

For Laurie
My sister, with admiration and love always

The Genesis of Shannara: The Gypsy Morph

For Anne Sibald
Agent and friend, the Queen of the Silver River

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