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Diablo III: Book of Cainby Deckard Cain
Synopses & Reviews
In Blizzard Entertainments Diablo® and Diablo II, the recurring character of Deckard Cain delivered quests, accompanied the brave adventurer, and, as the last of the Horadrim, provided a link to the greater history of the world of Sanctuary. Ever mysterious during these appearances, Cain hinted at a larger story, providing snippets of it in his notebook. Diablo III: Book of Cain is Cains formal record of this greater tale—a dissertation on the lore of the Diablo universe, told by one who has witnessed and participated in some of the epic events that make up the eternal conflict between the High Heavens and the Burning Hells.
Designed as an in-world” artifact from the Diablo universe, Diablo III: Book of Cain includes Cains revealing meditations, as well as dozens of sketches and color artworks depicting the angelic and demonic beings who wage constant war with one another.
Since the dawn of time, the Eternal Conflict has raged between the High Heavens and the Burning Hells. If the Prophecy of the End Days holds true, mankind will soon find itself trapped in the middle of this never-ending war.
Here renowned scholar Deckard Cain has combined excerpts, illustrations, and firsthand knowledge to pen a history of the world of Sanctuary. His writings depict the insidious Prime Evils (Diablo, Mephisto, and Baal), shed light on Tyrael and the other archangels of the Angiris Council, and illuminate humanity's hope and enduring heroism in the face of overwhelming terror. Revealed also are the untold mysteries, from the origins of mortals and the secrets of the nephalem to the gathering darkness of the End of Days. So take heed, dear reader, and bear witness to the truths that lie within.
Known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, Starcraft®, and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment's track record includes thirteen #1-selling games and numerous Game of the Year awards.
About the Author
Deckard Cain, also known as Cain the Elder, is the last living human in the line of Horadric mages (the Horadrim) and the descendant of Jered Cain, who imprisoned Diablo. Cains journal and experience help shape the lore of Diablo III, providing a detailed account of Sanctuarys history and recent events.
Blizzard Entertainment: Known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industrys most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainments track record includes thirteen #1-selling games and numerous Game of the Year awards.
Table of Contents
DIABLO BOOK OF CAIN:
CHAPTER 1 - My Dear Leah
CHAPTER 2 - The Dawn
CHAPTER 3 - The Burning Hells
CHAPTER 4 - The High Heavens
CHAPTER 5 - Sanctuary: The Mortal Realm
CHAPTER 6 - History (Ancient)
CHAPTER 7 - History (Modern)
CHAPTER 8 - The Compendium of Sanctuary
CHAPTER 9 - Outro
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