Tag Archive: The Shannara Chronicles

The Shannara Chronicles trailer

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A couple months ago we interviewed Terry Brooks and talked about the upcoming adaptation of his book. At the time there wasn’t much information about the series, titled The Shannara Chronicles. The series will air on MTV…yeah, I had the same reaction! MTV waited until the San Diego Comic Con to reveal any details about…

MAP#64: Terry Brooks and The Shannara Chronicles

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While browsing a B. Dalton bookstore in 1987 I happened upon a book with a glowing sword on the cover. The description talked of Skull Bearers, trolls, dwarfs, elves and a powerful Sword of Shannara. I was sold! That summer I read the entire Original Shannara trilogy by Terry Brooks. Over the years I would…

2014 Medieval Year in Review: Television

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While the silver screen offered very little for medieval viewing the small screen is taking over! There was the obvious Season 4 of Game of Thrones, but it wasn’t alone. HISTORY, Starz, PBS and even Netflix offered something for TV Viewing. In fact your best bet for medieval fantasy is Television. Game of Thrones continues…

‘Shannara’ Ordered Straight to Series at MTV

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I am excited about this news! If you read the About Page then you know The Shannara series influenced my love of the Middle Ages. I’m looking forward to this series and hope they do it right! ~The Archivist The Shannara series first started in 1977 with The Sword of Shannara and encompasses multiple trilogies…