Synopses & Reviews
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 Warcraftand#174; and the Warcraftand#174;, Starcraftand#174;, and Diabloand#174; 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.
Insight did an outrageous work with this book; itand#8217;s actually one of the prettiest looking videogame books Iand#8217;ve ever opened. From start to finish the book will offer information about the world of Sanctuary, its complete history, biographies from the people that live in it, and the demons that threaten it. To accompany every biography, there is a gorgeous illustration made by Blizzard. Insightand#8217;s website doesnand#8217;t do justice to this book; every page looks quite different to what it looks like in the site. It has been a completely different experience from what I was expecting.
Insight managed to capture the dark atmosphere of the series in this 147 page book, and will give new players and fans of the series an amazing source for Diabloand#8217;s story. I definitely recommend this book for every single fan of the Diablo series, you will not regret spending your cash in it, and even if you are not a fan of the series, you should check what this book has to offer. and#151;Just Push Start
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 talea 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.
About the Author
, 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