Fables #81

    Fables » Fables #81 - The Blue Horizon: Chapter Five of the Dark Ages released by DC Comics on April 2009.

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    The Blue Horizon: Chapter Five of the Dark Ages last edited by gravenraven on 05/30/23 08:11PM View full history

    In our fifth and final chapter of this first big post-war saga, you're going to find out why this story was called 'The Dark Ages.' Yes, this is a dark story, and we're afraid you're not going to like it one bit - unless, of course, you think not nearly enough terrible and tragic things have happened to our stalwart heroes of Fabletown. We now suspect that, if the Fables had truly had any idea of the full consequences, they'd never have gone to war at all.


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    Although this issue certainly isn't one of Fables strongest it highlights Billingham's ability as a writer to lend potency and drama to his characters without making them over the top. This issue deals primarily with Boy Blue as he lays dying at the farm. The interactions between Fly Catcher and boy blue are tender but  the best part of the issue arrives when Blue confronts Rose Red about her romantic and emotional problems. Blue's speech is both brutual in its bluntness and tender in the real a...

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