‘Rooting Against The Protagonist II’: A Follow-Up to Railing Ohmsford

In this previous blog, I talked Terry Brooks's Dark Legacy of Shannara series, one of the main characters, Railing Ohmsford, and my inability to root for him and his quests. At that time, I was about halfway through Book 3 of the series. A couple of weeks ago, I finished the book and the series. I could say that … Continue reading ‘Rooting Against The Protagonist II’: A Follow-Up to Railing Ohmsford

Rooting Against the Protagonist: Railing Ohmsford

I remember going to the Downtown Main branch of the Louisville Free Public Library one summer, over 20 years ago, to look for some new books to read. I had worn out the first 3 books in Stephen King's The Dark Tower series and had just finished up Larry Bond's book, "Vortex" (a very good … Continue reading Rooting Against the Protagonist: Railing Ohmsford