God's Demon God's Demon

God's Demon

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Publisher Description

God's Demon is a "fascinating"* dark fantasy novel of a fallen warrior seeking atonement from award-winning author and renowned artist Wayne Barlowe.

Lucifer's War, which damned legions of angels to Hell, is an ancient and bitter memory shrouded in the smoke and ash of the Inferno. The Fallen, those banished demons who escaped the full wrath of Heaven, have established a limitless and oppressive kingdom within the fiery confines of Hell. Lucifer has not been seen since the Fall and the mantle of rulership has been passed to the horrific Prince Beelzebub, the Lord of the Flies.

The Demons Major, Heaven's former warriors, have become the ruling class. They are the equivalent to landed lords, each owing allegiance to the de facto ruler of Hell. They reign over their fiefdoms, tormenting the damned souls and adding to their wealth.

One Demon Major, however, has not forgotten his former life in Heaven. The powerful Lord Sargatanas is restless. For millennia Sargatanas has ruled dutifully but unenthusiastically, building his city, Adamantinarx, into the model of an Infernal metropolis. But he has never forgotten what he lost in the Fall—proximity to God. He is sickened by what he has become.

Now, with a small event—a confrontation with one of the damned souls—he makes a decision that will reverberate through every being in Hell. Sargatanas decides to attempt the impossible, to rebel, to endeavor to go Home and bring with him anyone who chooses to follow . . . be they demon or soul. He will stake everything on this chance for redemption.

*Guillermo del Toro, Academy Award-Winning Director of The Shape of Water

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2008
December 30
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Tor Publishing Group
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
2.7
MB

Customer Reviews

P4hire ,

A beautiful hellish tale of hope

A beautiful ride, that wraps itself quite nice at the end. It’s visions and portrayal of the fallen angels are quiet unique, I wholeheartedly appreciated the honesty of The characters, how human, flawed but quite capable they feel.

Great book! Now, to find an Abyssal leather first edition for my home!!

Elziangate ,

Hell never seemed so beautiful.

This is one of my favorite stories. I was a fan of Barlowe's inferno paintings and book. To have a fully fleshed out story to go with the art books is awesome. Well written, AMAZING characters, thought provoking, beautiful and horrific all at once. I loved it. The beauty is in the details. I highly recommend readers look into Barlowe's paintings for visual aide and imagery into the author/artist's incredible world.

jador ,

Great book!

Love the writing and setting, draws you in and let you enjoy he'll from a new perspective.
Recommended!

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