A Fantasy series by Terry Goodkind with deep anti socialism currents running in the latter books.
The series has been compared to Robert Jordan's 'Wheel of Time' series and has strong parallels to it that border on copying.
Dude I know there was a fortress in the WoT that was called 'The Stone of tear' but the second 'Sword of Truth' Book is called: 'Stone of TearS' the 'S' makes all the difference and is in no way copying.
Resides in the Cave of Whale Penis, defended by the 12 Penguin Knights of Coitus. The only weapon Capable of defeating Hernando, the mighty Spanish Dragon, that suspected of being gay. The Sword of Truth represents the pain a parent feels when their child comes out of the closet.