Novel based on FromSoftware’s Dark Souls game released in Japanese, English
Kodoani.com – Yen Press announced on Thursday that they will be releasing the novel Dark Souls: Masque of Vindication on October 25. The novel based on FromSoftware’s Dark Souls game will be released worldwide.
Michael A. Stackpole (I, Jedi; Rogue Squadron) is writing the novel. Kadokawa will simultaneously publish the novel in Japanese. Yen Press says this is the first simultaneous print release between the two companies.
The companies describe the story:
In an underground tomb, a man who should have died wakes up in the dark, slowly waking up—
He has forgotten his past, including his name. With great pains to secure his detention, his resurrection may have been foreseen, but what remains of the grave thief is his only companion who can. reveals clues to his awakening. When the thief’s corpse turned against him, a wizard’s instincts kicked in, and he knocked it down with a flash of light from his palm. With this gesture, memories of the corpse flashed past him, rekindling his sense of self…
The desert night stretched beyond the graveyard, and the starry sky told the wizard that a long time had passed since his death. Naming himself Ferranos after a nonsense word placed outside his tomb and armed with a failed grave robber’s dagger, he embarks on an epic adventure guided by fate. .
The original Dark Souls launched in September 2011. The Dark Souls: Remastered launched for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in October 2018 in North America, Europe, and Japan.
Bandai Namco Entertainment released Dark Souls III in Japan in March 2016, and the game launched in North America and Europe for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in April 2016.