First King of Shannara

First King of Shannara


First Published:
19th March 1996

Version for References:
1997 – Legend Books Limited
(ISBN: 0 09 960211 3)

Previous Book:
The Talismans of Shannara

Next Book:
Running with the Demon

Story Line

The Measure of the Magic

Allanon’s Quest
First King of Shannara is the prequel to the original trilogy.


Reveals some of the background and history of the Shannara series. 350 years after the First War of the Races and six months after Troll marauders swept out of the Charnal Mountains, Bremen and Kinson Ravenlock meet north of Paranor. Trolls continue to march south to subdue the other races.