News – Fable Book Coming Prior To Fable III

August 16, 2010 by  
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Fable is the latest in a long line of popular video games series to receive a novel to grant additional richness to the universe – Albion in this instance – as well as promotion for the game. It’s titled Fable: The Balverine Order and is written by comic book writer and novelist Peter David.

The description of the book reads: days of magic and adventure are fading away, giving way to the age of industry and science. 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 vicious, rarely-seen balverine. But their desire for adventure may be their ultimate undoing — because their quarry has just found them…”

According to Amazon it’s set to be released the 7th October a few weeks before the 29th October release of the third iteration of Lionhead’s RPG series and if you make the purchase, you’ll receive a download code for a weapon, which for some people could be as good an incentive as any to get themselves the book.