This is the next book in the "Sword of Truth" series from bestselling author Terry Goodkind. It is a fantasy adventure on a grand scale featuring the popular wizard-hero Richard Cypher. "Chainfire" continues the internationally bestselling "Sword of Truth" series - Terry Goodkind's stirring epic set in a fascinating world rich in history and drama. Caught by surprise in an ambush, Richard Rahl's life now hangs by a thread. As his friends try desperately to save him, he struggles - losing blood and deeply confused - to communicate his greatest fear: Kahlan is missing. But no one present even knows her name: even though they have fought beside her for years!