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I believe this is based around after Fable 2 and sometime before Fable 3, so if you have played the games some thing will seem familer.

Fable: The Balverine Order

It was bad enough when Henghis Hapthorn, Old Earth’s foremost discriminator and die-hard empiricist, had to accept that the cosmos was shortly to rewrite its basic operating system, replacing rational cause-and-effect with detestable magic. It’s always odd to do a novel set in a gameworld that sold itself on allowing the player to choose their own course.

It also served its primary purpose, which was to make me curious about the Albion of Fable III I’d already pre-ordered the game before I picked up the book.

It was also kind of nice to see that he managed to use references from the source games without really over using them.

Preview — Fable by Peter David. Either way, it’s inexcusable and the only reason the book warrants two stars is because there are a few moments of interesting ideas and the print wasn’t loaded with spelling errors. What is the Balverine Order?

As the aged last Hero sits upon the throne of Albion, two friends–the privileged Thomas and his loyal servant, John–set out for the East in search of a legendary beast: The days of magic and adventure are fading away, giving way to the age of industry and science. Feb 28, Kaotic rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s enough to make a person toss the book in the bin.


Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Aug 25, Kirsten Holen rated it liked it. Halfway through the text the characters literally flip alignments.

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.

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As the aged last Hero sits upon the throne of Albion, two friends—the privileged Thomas and his loyal servant, John—set out for the East in search of a legendary beast: The royal family who run the city have a dark past and its secrets It has nothing to do with anything in the game or really anything to do with the world of Albon. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

On the flip side, it IS a book based on a video game so I guess looking for Teh prize winning prose i The story wasn’t bad and the action was pretty well-paced but the writing itself had an immature feel to it. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find thhe new favourite book. Ryhalt Galharrow stands apart from it all. I particularly enjoyed the framed parts of the narrative, wi This is actually one of the better media tie-in novels I’ve read.

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The creatures they fought are also things of myth as they’ve drawn back in the shadows. Balverine Order Well, when I was in the used book store I picked this one up.

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The Shadow of What Was Lost. D while Thomas got on my nerves near the end. A Rock and a Hard Place.

Maybe even a bunch balvegine trigger-happy drunks who’ve upset the balance of magic across the Riven Kingdom. I particularly enjoyed the framed parts of the narrative, with the King and the storyteller. I am left with so many unanswered questions. 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. The tie-in novel to the new edition of the multi-million bestselling Fantasy computer game Fable is a first person role-playing game set in the city realm of Albion.

It was surprisingly true to the game while beging able to create its own story. This is the tale of his testing, how he mastered the mighty words of power, tamed an ancient dragon, and crossed death’s threshold to restore the balance. I feel that a lot more could have been done with this story, but, like I ordet — it was rushed.

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While not a book Fbale will remember over the years it was still a light, fun read.