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Hellfire: Plague of Dragons

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In the fourteenth century, a horrific plague swept out from the barbaric East to decimate the great nations of Europe. This killer that spared no man, woman, or child—the Black Death—is well-known and documented. But there was also a second disaster that occurred at the same time, no less brutal than the Black Death, a living plague that killed without mercy which has gone ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published September 7th 2010 by Running Press
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This book was really good. When merchants brought the Black Death to Europe they also brought another plague - one of dragons in the holds of their ships. And this one was just as deadly. These dragons are not the nice, wise ones who impart secrets to humans. These are vicious monsters from the fires of hell who do nothing but destroy and eat.

This is the chronicle of how the Pope commissioned a knight to gather allies and go forth and kill all these dragons.

It is illustrated beautifully which a
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Apr 11, 2015 Jake Hainey rated it it was ok
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This book was quite a weird one, despite its massive size, (more akin to the size of an annual than a novel), it’s really just a short story, clocking in at around the hundred and thirty page mark, with almost half of that given up to illustrations.

Hellfire is the “true story” of the time when dragons ruled the earth. The book makes the claim that, following the black death, a second plague hit the earth as dragons began appearing around the
Jul 15, 2013 Jasmyne rated it liked it
Written as the memoir of Robertus of Avignon, the writer tells the story of how dragons ran rampant throughout the world during the time of the Black Plague and how history was rewritten to hide this fact.

The story itself is amusing, though you have to suspend your belief even farther than usual because sometimes even for a fictional piece the events that occur are hard to believe in a sense relative to the world settings. Still, the story moves along at a decent pace, each chapter able to stand
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Great artwork, interesting take on history
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The story was just ok, but the illustrations were excellent.
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Robert Weinberg (also credited as Bob Weinberg) was an American author. His work spans several genres including non-fiction, science fiction, horror, and comic books.

Weinberg sold his first story in 1967. Most of his writing career was conducted part-time while also owning a bookstore; he became a full time writer after 1997.

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