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Priest, Volume 5 (Priest #5)

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Vascar De Guillon was once willing to give his life for the cross serving as a knight in the crusades. His faith was shattered after he lost his wife and children to plague. Consumed by rage, he made a pact with the fallen archangel Temozarela, becoming his agent in the mortal world and slaughtering countless innocents. When De Guillon is brought to trial for his sins, the ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 4th 2003 by TokyoPop (first published November 22nd 2000)
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Nicolo Yu
Dec 01, 2015 Nicolo Yu rated it it was ok
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I once had high hopes for this book but the superior manga offerings of rival Viz displaced this from my reading list.

This was a title that was ready to take off. It was a Western, a vampire story and it had a movie starring Paul Bettany coming to theatres. I wonder where it all fell apart for me.

Reviewing my reads from years past, I felt that I've outgrown this title. Thus, it is among the first to join my first ever Culling, in the hopes to free up valuable shelf space for more important and
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Leila Anani
This volume gives us the backstory is spades! 1) Temozarela - we get the war in heaven and how after siding against Lucifer, Temozarela begins to question god and falls to earth to get back at his indifferent creator. 2) His human host, Crusading zealot Vascar de Guillion - who curses God after his wife and children are killed - a rather nice parallel to anti-hero Isaac - who curses god and accepts a demon. 3) Betheal Gavarre - a devoted priest and ruthless witch hunter sent to put Vascar on ...more
Robert Beveridge
Jul 05, 2012 Robert Beveridge rated it really liked it
Min-woo Hyung, Priest, vol. 5: Ballad of a Fallen Angel (Tokyopop, 2003)

The second part of the diary of Ivan Isaacs storyline has Temozarela walking the earth, and we get the beginning of the story of his creation of Belial as he faces off with a fanatical Inquisition priest. A good deal of tension in this volume. I wasn't expecting this storyline to hold up nearly as well as it does. ***
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Adelaide Metzger
Way interesting. I'm not giving anything away here. This volume has an interesting involvement with the story of Satan falling from Heaven, but it's from his perspective. It also shows what a manipulative and deceiver he is, tricking people into letting him into their bodies and ruining their lives. Very interesting indeed.
Ash
Jun 17, 2011 Ash rated it did not like it
Shelves: read-manga
Well this book was too blasphemous for any beleiver even the blasphemy was in the bad people.
too DARK for me.... this volume didn't please me at all the last was way better.
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