Offering deeper insights into the critically acclaimed God of War® franchise, this novel returns us to the dark world of ancient Greek mythology explored in the. Robert E. Vardeman (Goodreads Author). · Rating details · ratings · 69 reviews. Offering deeper insights into the critically acclaimed God of War®. God of war / Matthew Stover and Robert E. Vardeman Stover, Matthew Woodring in the heart-pounding action of God of War I, the bestselling video game.

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It raised my respect for the game developers, though, and I now realize how challenging it would have been to make a story like that look so good in an immersive marthew adventure gaming environment.

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He is celebrated for his original fiction as well as his licensed fiction, including several Star Trek novels. Kratos is one of the most violent and action worthy video game protagonists and in this book he could not keep my e.fardeman. While not a die-hard fan of the God of War franchise, I am a huge fan.

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Looks like I may need to establish a new shelf Ares is no longer content with the status quo on Mt. He is on the verge of losing all hope when the gods give him one last task to end his servitude. Del Rey Publication Date: If someone did, please let me know if the story deepens later and maybe I’ll pick it back up. I’v4e side stepped the game as it didn’t really seem one I wanted to play. You can verify that each of the GoW games have that quality about them, simply by watching complete gameplay movies stove Youtube!


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God of War by Matthew Woodring Stover

I haven’t played the game this book is based. Armed with the deadly chained Blades of Chaos, guided by the goddess Athena, and driven by his own insatiable thirst for vengeance, Kratos seeks the only relic powerful enough to slay Ares. I Am Number Four. More about Robert E. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

In short with any “spoilers” spoilers would be hard to come by anyway if you’re familiar with the game the book is an ultimately circular experience which follows the experience of the game. I couldn’t be more wrong.

I enjoyed it, having a soft spot for anything Greek mythology, and since I suck at video games, Wsr finally found out the story line of a game I found interesting. Thank you for making exciting battles insanely boring. Vardeman is a veteran science fiction, fantasy, and media tie-in writer.

Fantasy Fiction Mythology Thriller. Please review your cart. Looking for More Great Reads? I liked a lot, since it’s a fresh take on the Greek mythology and certainly the lead character of Kratos is very different from the usual lead characters that I have read before.

The additions were far from forced and only managed to help turn the story originally told through game into a literary medium. e.varrdeman

How to write a great review. This was surprisingly better than I expected. This has to be the worst eobert I have read this year and may even be one for the record books. But come on, it’s Matthew Stover!


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This has to be one of my favorite, and possibly even my top book I’ve ever read. He must destroy Ares, the god of war.

Sep 12, Kevin Potter rated it really liked it. Worth a look if you’re curious, but you’re not missing much. After destroying Ares, e.vzrdeman God of War, Kratos was granted his freedom by Zeus–and even given the ousted god’s throne on Olympus. When I find myself skipping whole pages of fighting to e.vardeamn to find dialogue or other action, I know, based on a video game.

It’s not the best fantasy I’ve read but I can go a “not bad”. This altercation draws in the other gods as each side attempts to garner support for the others downfall.

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The Dawning of Power Trilogy. I am a huge fan of the GoW franchise, and this drove me to pick up the book. We have Zeus, Poseidon, Ares, and Athena as well as a few other gods. Maybe I need to start a shelf called mattjew on video games”.

You submitted the following rating and review. Account Options Sign in. I liked the kind of character that Kratos is, since he is a truly tragic hero whose action can be questionable, but you have to take in account his whole life to be able to judge him.