Few moments in history have proven as timelessly fascinating as the lawless Golden Age of Piracy, which was largely played out in the Caribbean of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. In this time of rebellion, fortune, intrigue, and adventure, Blackbeard stands as one of the most fearsome captains to have ever sailed the seas. Now, as the latest historical figure to take center stage in the Assassin’s Creed® franchise, Blackbeard joins the ranks of Edward Kenwayfather of Haytham Kenway and grandfather of Connoras they navigate troubled island waters and carve out their destinies.
Thoughtfully crafted to resemble an authentic pirate artifact, this illustrated journal delivers a unique insider’s view into the world of the game through fascinating entries that provide a firsthand account of the day-to-day lives of the characters. This one-of-a-kind graphic novel featuring beautifully etched illustrations and portraits, a wanted poster, removable Letter of Marque, torn pages ripped out by Blackbeard himself, and more brings the bold worlds of Blackbeard and Kenway strikingly to life.
Award-winning and seven-time New York Times bestselling author Christie Golden has written over 40 novels and several short stories in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Among her many projects are novels for Star Trek, Star Wars — including Fate of the Jedi, which she co-wrote with authors Aaron Allston and Troy Denning as well as novels for Blizzard’s World of Warcraft and StarCraft franchises. Golden launched the TSR Ravenloft line in 1991 with her first novel, the highly successful Vampire of the Mists, which introduced elven vampire Jander Sunstar. Several original fantasy novels include On Fire’s Wings, In Stone’s Clasp, and Under Sea’s Shadow, the first three in her multi-book fantasy series The Final Dance. She lives in Clarksville, TN.
The third largest independent game publisher in the world, Ubisoft is the company behind iconic brands such as Tom Clancy®, Prince of Persia®, and Just Dance®. Ubisoft’s 26 creative studios work hand-in-hand to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that offer not only moments of pure fun, escapism, and adventure, but also opportunities for learning and self-discovery. They're based in Montreuil-sous-Bois, France.