Dragon Age: Those Who Speak
|Author||David Gaider, Alexander Freed|
|Publisher||Dark Horse Comics|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Original Title||Dragon Age: Those Who Speak|
|Comics Issue Name||Dragon Age: Those Who Speak|
|Country of Origin||United States|
|Publisher Website URL||https://www.darkhorse.com/|
The trio venture into dangerous areas, face great dangers, stumble upon dark secrets and face deadly enemies. Their adventures take them deep into the Tevinter Empire, known for its corruption and dark past, revealing horrific stories of blood magic and involvement in the forbidden/occult arts. In addition to personal missions and gruesome combat sequences, this visual story also provides an insightful social commentary depicting slavery in Tevinter society. The comic explores sensitive themes of sacrifice, destiny, and freedom, and proves to be an engaging read for both seasoned veterans and newcomers to the Dragon Age universe.
Dragon Age: Those Who Speak is a brilliant blend of suspense, action-packed sequences, visceral dramatic storytelling and fascinating character arcs. It's not just a comic, but an exciting journey through the world of Dragon Age, offering a deep dive into unfamiliar and hostile areas. With its vivid illustrations and fast-paced plot, the comic successfully contributes to the rich history of the Dragon Age series.
"Those Who Speak" showcases the richness and depth of the Dragon Age universe. Existing fans will love the opportunity to immerse themselves in the story of the saga, while new fans will find it an accessible and immersive entry into this immersive fantasy world. Whether you're a die-hard fan of the games, a devoted follower of the novels, or just a fan of the game's big, character-driven narrative, this comic is an essential addition to your Dragon Age collection. Prepare to be drawn into a world full of intrigue, adventure and danger. Wherever King Alistair's journey leads, one thing's for sure: Dragon Age: Those Who Speak will leave readers gasping as they wait to see where their next danger takes them.
The complex story has been praised for its strong continuity in the Dragon Age universe. The comic delves into the story of King Alistair and his journey, which is central to the games. Fans appreciated this deep dive into Alistair's past and the emotional arc his character went through. Critics agreed that the thoughtful exploration of established characters allowed readers to better understand the universe.
Designed by Carmen Carnero, the artwork has been consistently praised for its detail and depiction of Dragon Age's unique aesthetic. Otherworldly landscapes, mystical creatures and detailed costumes became a visual treat for readers. Critics have praised it as a compelling visual narrative that perfectly complements the narrative. However, the comic was not without its critics. Some fans were disappointed that the series didn't deliver all the news they were hoping for. Others noted that the pacing was uneven, causing the story to slow down at times. Despite receiving little critical acclaim, Dragon Age: The Ones That Talk has proven to be a successful sequel to the comic book world's favorite video game franchise.