A Co-Creator of Jak & Daxter Gets Literary with Fantasy Novel The Darkening DreamS

What do you do after founding and retiring from one of video games' most successful development houses? If you're Naughty Dog co-founder Andy Gavin, you write books.

The first of said books is The Darkening Dream, a shadowy fantasy novel about a young girl caught up in a battle that pits ancient supernatural forces like vampires and Egyptian gods against each other. On his personal website, Gavin notes the following reasons to pick up the book:

• It's only $2.99 - but the price might go up soon.

• You loved Crash Bandicoot.

• You loved Jak & Daxter.

• I was a great boss, friend, or co-worker.

• My vampires don't sparkle.

• There are several beheadings.

• The book includes a "cesarian by vampire scene."

At least one of those reasons should work for curious readers, no? Those who prefer print over the e-book edition will have to wait a few weeks for physical copies. Click the links below for more information on Gavin and The Darkening Dream.

The Darkening Dream

The Darkening Dream [Official Site]