After the mysterious murder of his father, a son's search for answers begins a momentous fight against tyranny.
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 Richard Cypher (44 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Kahlan Amnell (44 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander (44 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Darken Rahl / ... (25 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Cara Mason (23 episodes, 2009-2010)
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Millions of readers the world over have been held spellbound by this valiant tale vividly told. Now, enter Terry Goodkind's world, the world of The Sword of Truth. In the aftermath of the brutal murder of his father, Richard Cypher discovers a mysterious woman in his forest sanctuary named Kahlan Amnell. She has come seeking help...and much, much more. Richard's world, his very beliefs, are shattered when ancient debts come due with thundering violence. In their darkest hour, hunted relentlessly, tormented by treachery and loss, Kahlan calls upon Richard to reach beyond his sword-to invoke within himself something more noble. Neither knows that the rules of battle have just changed...or that their time has run out. This is the beginning. One story. One Rule. Witness the birth of a legend. Written by Terry Goodkind

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Bridget Regan met her husband assistant director Eamon O'Sullivan on the set of the show and on December 27, 2010, Bridget Regan gave birth to their daughter Frankie Jean. See more »

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Legend of the Seeker
26 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I for one think it is great to have something like this on television. Good versus evil with the trio cast here is fun to watch. The special effects are terrific, and I like how the episodes are going. I love the wizard, the Seeker is awesome, and the Confessor makes my husband want to watch! Love it! Keep it coming!

It definitely reminds me of the Hercules/Xena type show, and I was always a big fan of those. This show is an update of those with an entertaining new cast, based on great stories by Terry Goodkind - how could it go wrong? The only thing I see wrong is that it isn't in wide enough distribution.


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