Faith of the Fallen (Sword of Truth, #6) by Terry GoodkindThere is an alternate cover edition here.
As his beloved Kahlan lies close to death, Richard Rahl, who distrusts prophecy more than anyone, is confronted by a compelling vision - one that bears a terrible price. It would mean taking Kahlan away to safety while abandoning his people to a grim fate.
As savage hordes stand poised to invade their homeland, Richard and Kahlans devotion, not only to each other but to their cause and their duty, is imperiled in the descending fury of war. Amid the turmoil, Nicci, a woman from Richards past, haunted by her memory of him, makes a fateful decision. Despite Niccis hunger to understand the source of Richards indomitable will, her burning passion to destroy him commits her to the unthinkable.
Terry Goodkind - Sword of Truth 6 - Faith of the Fallen
Terry Goodkind author of the enormously popular Sword of Truth novels, has forged perhaps his best novel yet in Faith of the Fallen , pitting Richard Rahl and Kahlan Amnell against threats to the freedom of the world that will take them to opposite ends of the world to defeat the forces of chaos and anarchy. Emperor Jagang is rising once again in the Old World and Richard must face him, on his own turf. Unwilling to heed an ancient prophecy, Kahlan raises an army and goes into battle against forces threatening armed insurrection in the Midlands. She didn't remember dying. With an obscure sense of apprehension, she wondered if the distant angry voices drifting in to her meant she was again about to experience that transcendent ending: death. There was absolutely Terry Goodkind is a 1 New York Times bestselling author.