- Publisher: Dark Horse Books (2022-11-15)
- Language: English
- Paperback: 72 pages
- ISBN-13: 9781506729756
- Item Weight: 391.23 grams
- Dimensions: 10.46 x 6.87 x 0.42 cm
In this prequel to Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn of Ragnarök, follow Baldr, the valiant son of Havi on his quest to forge a lasting peace among the realms.
War is about to break out between the two neighboring realms of Muspelheim and Svartalfheim. Surtr, lord of the Muspels, is gathering his army of fire giants. Determined to prevent such bloodshed, Baldr, son of Odin and god of light, enlists the help of the great trickster god, Loki. Will Loki betray Baldr and the rest of the Æsir? Or will Baldr win the heart of the daughter of the Surtr and forge a lasting peace between the Nine Realms?
Written by Alex Freed (Star Wars: The Old Republic) and illustrated by Martin Tunica (Crossed + One Hundred, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla - Song of Glory) with colors by Michael Atiyeh and letters by Jimmy Betancourt, this hardcover collection is an essential addition to the legendary universe of Assassin’s Creed!
Collects Assassin's Creed Valhalla Series II #1–#3.
About the Author
New York Times bestselling author Alexander Marsh Freed has worked as a game designer, novelist, comic book writer, and editor for nearly twenty years, contributing to dozens of works ranging from mass market video games of record-setting scope to critically acclaimed indie projects.
From 2006 to 2012, Freed was part of the in-house writing staff at video game developer BioWare, where he served as Lead Writer on multiple projects. Since then, he has worked with companies such as Archetype Entertainment, DICE, Kabam, Obsidian Entertainment, Stoic, WB Games Montreal, and many others. He later served as Studio Writing Director for 21st Century Fox’s narrative games studio Fogbank Entertainment.
Freed’s original short stories have appeared in Interzone magazine and various anthologies. His first novel, Star Wars: Battlefront: Twilight Company, was included on BuzzFeed’s “Best Science Fiction Books Of 2015” list.
As of this writing, he lives in Austin, Texas and refers to himself in the third person. He is an avid roller skater and eater of mangos.