From the successful and critically-acclaimed Fable video game franchise comes an official, all-original tie-in to the world of Fable, timed to lead into the release of the forthcoming videogame, Fable Legends.
Hundreds of years before the events of Fable, before the Heroes’ Guild was founded, an ancient evil threatens the people of Albion. And four people must learn what it takes to become true Heroes.
Jim C. Hines is best known as a fantasy novelist and the guy who did those gender-flipped SF/F cover poses. His first novel was Goblin Quest, the tale of a nearsighted goblin runt and his pet fire-spider. Actor and author Wil Wheaton described the book as “too f***ing cool for words,” which is pretty much the Best Blurb Ever. After completing the goblin trilogy, Jim went on to write the princess series, four books often described as a blend of Grimm’s Fairy Tales with Charlie’s Angels. He’s currently working on the Magic ex Libris books, which follow the adventures of a magic-wielding librarian from northern Michigan.
He’s also the author of more than forty published short stories. His first ... (more)