Diablo: Demonsbane (Diablo 0)
What was to have been a victorious last stand against the demonic invasion of Entsteig has ...more
The character of Sarnakyle is a bright spot here, with a complex personality and entertaining demeanor and story.
From reading bits of his gaming colu ...more
Che dire... come primo romanzo di Diablo mi aspettavo di meglio. Demonsbane è così breve da sembrare un racconto, cosa che non sarebbe nemmeno un male, se non fosse che la storia appare fin troppo condensata (quasi tagliata); il protagonista ha troppo l'aria da "predestinato", riuscendo a superare certi ostacoli in...more
Demon's Bane is not without a measure of creativity, and as I sead above is fun, in its way, but it lacks any sort of depth, either from the characters or the plot. I can forgive this though, because sometimes all you want is some action and atmosphere, and on those points Demon's Bane delivers, at least enough to keep me reading for the short time it took to finish.
Where Demon's Bane really falls flat is in its reliance on a final twist to give the story weight. I can't s ...more
Yeah, have a hero, big sword, throw in some popular names (who doesn't like Tyrael, right), get us big bad demon to slay. Author tried, but it just didn't do. It felt immature, like a first draft. Unless somebody insists on having read everyt ...more
It's an easy reading and it's suitable for those who played Diablo for a little while and want to get to know the realm a little better. If you're a hardcore fan you will probably be disappointed by the style of writing.
Since it's the first novel of the series, the style it's very ...more
"Siggard slowly reached forward, placing his hands on the ancient leather of the hilt. As he touched it, the sword came to life, singing to him of glory and battle. It sang of armies of angels and demons, and battles at the gates of Heaven itself. And throughout the song there was a single name, a name that Siggard only had to say once, and the blade would serve him forever." ...more