SinistraJoined: October 31, 2003Status: OfflinePosts: 2531Rep:
Wizard's First Rule - Terry Goodkind Fri Aug 31, 2007 3:28:07 PM#40589Perm Link
I didn't even notice that there was a books topic! *glee*
I highly recommend people read Wizard's First Rule in the Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind.
The series puts a lot of emphasis on the fact that most tryants and evil doers don't think of themselves as such...
It's fast-paced and very well thought out. One character actually goes from a being a nobody, to one of the most powerful wizards in the world, to the emperor of an entire country! I spent many a night in agonized anticipation because I just couldn't wait to find out what happened next.
Each book explores a 'rule' or truth... The first truth, for example, is:
"People will believe a lie because they want to believe it's true, or because they are afraid it might be true."