The Elfstones of Shannara
By Terry Brooks
"The ancient tree created by long-lost Elven magic, is dying. When Wil Ohmsford is
summoned to guard the Amberle on a perilous quest to gather a new seed for a
new tree, he is faced with the Reaper, the most fearsome of all Demons. And Wil is
without power to control them...."
There are battles and magic aplenty in this gripping tale.