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It teh like I was back in Albion again. But I’d definitely recommend this to fans of the game series; people who have never played the game might be confused or bored. It becomes rather obvious that the book was not planned. Meanwhile the Deep Kings have only grown stronger, and are poised to deliver a blow that will finally end the war. That being said its nothing really special either.

I think an additional problem with setting a game in the Fable world in particular is that it’s not a particularly developed or even interesting fantasy world, on its own–the technology vs. I’m glad that I picked this book up. Nov 25, J rated it it was ok Shelves: For instance even though your a Hero you may choose to do evil stuff like steal, raise taxes, kill people, sacrifice people or sell them to slavery, etc.

Return to Book Page. But their desire for adventure may be ballverine ultimate undoing–because their quarry has just found them A tie in to the video game of the same name I expected as much.

It was surprisingly true to the game while beging able to create its own story. On the flip side, it IS a book based on a video game so I guess looking for Pulitzer prize winning prose is a little unrealistic.


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Other books in the series. It is the first book from the Fable video game seriesand takes place sometime after Fable II. And except for 1. Gateway Paroxysm Matthew Hughes. Log In Members Login. Peter David’s background in comics is more than obvious. The reason I bought it instead of just giving orderr I’d’ve rather given it a 1. When a ordrr mountebank arrives in the City Imperishable, offering to lead an expedition to uncover the lost tomb of the Imperator Terminus, she stirs up the mob with promises of treasure and imperial power Item s unavailable for purchase.

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The pace was kind of weird the title falbe come up until more that three quarters of the way inand there were parts that were explained in detail that I didn’t really care about. I wasn’t expecting much consideri Every point made by the author was cliche and well-known.

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May 01, Heather Clawson rated it liked it. Hungry for power and knowledge, Sparrowhawk tampered with long-held secrets and loosed a terrible shadow upon the world. There’s money in their pockets, beer in their hands and a simple job ahead – sun, bxlverine and not getting shot at much.


I liked the idea of it, the good and evil aspects. The author was either oblivious to the way in which the story shifts or had a pushy editor who forced him to alter the story arc in this way.

I particularly enjoyed the framed parts of the narrative, with the King and the storyteller. The city is full of riches and poverty, magic works but industry is coming. Past versions of the game have been set in, loosely, medieval and renaissance times. Characters remind me of Merlin and Arthur from the Merlin series and it’s a plus from my point of view.

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Dec 07, Joshua Bishop rated it it was amazing. I love the idea of the game, though I just can’t get hooked on it!

Please review your cart. Through it all, the City may endure, but none will remain untouched by the Madness of Flowers As well as anyone that enjoys the Fable game or Peter David’s work.

Fable: the Balverine Order

And the reason it did fbale than just catch my attention? The book was released with an exclusive code to unlock a unique weapon in Fable III. It was also kind of nice to see that he managed to use references from fqble source games without really over using them.

So I gotta wonder if maybe he can’t write characters who aren’t already well established as, you know, rounded characters. I rather like the narrator character.