Ride with the Horsemen of the Apocalypse as they seek to unearth a plot that could plunge all of Creation into chaos! Ages before the events of. Darksiders: The Abomination Vault is a prequel taking place eons before Darksiders focuses on the four horseman of the apocalypse, Death. Darksiders: The Abomination Vault. Posted by Nick Sharps On Friday, July 20, I’m one of those guys that plays video games for the story. I much prefer a.

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Since this book invents its own plot and is not a retelling of one of the games, there was no need to include so many elements from the source medium.

Darksiders: The Abomination Vault

The biggest fault of the books is in the style of writing, itself. Overall, the quality of the prose is predictably poor and that gives me real hesitation in rating it as highly as three stars. The characters or, at least, some of the characters I already knew before reading this – that’s why I picked it up, afterall – a I hadn’t read any licensed fiction since some of the Drangonlance books in the early nineties, so this was a bit of a leap of faith for me.

I’m one of those guys that plays video games for the story. Deaths demeanor and reactions to his surroundings are faithful to the games with his chuckle worthy sarcasm, which is one reason why I’m happy he’s the main character since I don’t think there would be nearly as much personality to this boo Despite only a four star rating, I loved this book, I really did.


So it is not like the book would have risked too much but giving the characters a bit more of an inner life, considering how little canon characterisation there is to contradict. I Have to buy it asap. This makes for a successful combo. Great book, even if you haven’t played the game.

There were several scenes in this book especially some of the ten-to-fifteen page battle scenes where I could picture playing it and enjoying it a lot more. Jan 16, Andrew rated it it was ok.

Darksiders: The Abomination Vault by Ari Marmell

Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Please enter your name. So when I saw this book had no idea anyone would think to write a prequel story I had to buy it for my son, who read it, enjoyed it, and urged me to read it darksiderss mother-son bonding anyone?

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Because that is the case. As a fan of the Darksiders video games and an even bigger fan of the Darksiders lore, how could I not want to read this book?

Do love a bit of 4 horsemen, though. Of course it’s impossible.

The narrative is more linear than I would prefer, evidently resembling stage progression in a video game. However, at times, the descriptions of places got a little out of control.


The Silent Grove Volume 1, kept me open to be truly wowed, and that is exactly what happened here. Subscribe To Posts Atom. It was darksiderz and full of demons and other creepy things that I enjoy, and yet it also had bad-ass angels fighting alongside the Horsemen of the Apocalypse and somehow the author made it all work. Ari currently resides in Austin, Texas.

And I have to say that I did enjoy reading this one. Apple Audible downpour eMusic audiobooks. I don’t read media tie-ins anymore.

Death, the leader of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, is quite the snarky fellow you don’t want to mess around with. And I actually have already started. Shadowhawk reviews the first tie-in novel to the popular Darksiders video game series. They go around pissing off Heaven and Hell on the orders of the mysterious Charred Council. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Jul 24, Minutes Buy. Write a review Rate this item: Marmell’s clever prose is evident but not as distinguishable dsrksiders it might have been without outside influences. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.