I've been a fan of Terry Brooks
for a long time, over two decades. I remember walking around the local library when I was 10 or 11, looking for new fantasy books to read. At this point I had already read Lord of the Rings, as well as everything David Eddings
had written up until that point (mind you, this was 1993 or 1994, so he was still actively writing at that point).
So there I was, walking