The Fear Institute
Johannes Cabal and his rather inexact powers of necromancy are back once more. This time, his talents are purchased by The Fear Institute as they hunt for the Phobic Animus - the embodiment of fear. The three Institute members, led by Cabal and his Silver Key, enter the Dreamlands and find... show more
Johannes Cabal and his rather inexact powers of necromancy are back once more. This time, his talents are purchased by The Fear Institute as they hunt for the Phobic Animus - the embodiment of fear. The three Institute members, led by Cabal and his Silver Key, enter the Dreamlands and find themselves pursued by walking trees plagued with giant ticks, stone men that patrol the ruins of their castles, cats that feed on human flesh and phobias which torment and devastate. The intrepid explorers are killed off one by one as they traipse through this obfuscating and frustrating world, where history itself appears to alter. Cabal, annoyed that the quest is becoming increasingly heroic, finds himself alone with the Institute's only remaining survivor, and after a shockingly violent experiment, begins to suspect that not everything is quite as it seems...
Publish date: February 1st 2012
Pages no: 330
Edition language: English
Series: Johannes Cabal (#3)
I like Steampunk books, but always seem to fall in and out of whats going on. This is a good read enough to say I need to read the other tow in series.Full review on Netgalley.com
AuthorJonathan L Howard is a game designer, scriptwriter, and a veteran of the computer games industry since the early 1990s, with titles such as the 'Broken Sword' series to his credit.After publishing two short stories featuring Johannes Cabal (Johannes Cabal and the Blustery Day and Exeunt Demon ...
The best of the already pretty fantastic series, this time tipping hats to Lovecraft and classic adventure novels. There's so much packed into this book that it's hard to discuss it with any brevity. It's a worthy addition to the series and makes me long for more more more! Also, fun fact: not cu...