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Those Who Walk in Darkness Screenwriter (Three Kings), TV show creator (Platinum), and novelist Ridley concocts a prose comic book -- by which I intend a compliment. Darkness is a...Those Who Walk in DarknessFiction Screenwriter (Three Kings), TV show creator (Platinum), and novelist Ridley concocts a prose comic book -- by which I intend a compliment. Darkness is a...2003-05-23
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Those Who Walk in Darkness

Genre: Fiction; Author: John Ridley

Screenwriter (Three Kings), TV show creator (Platinum), and novelist Ridley concocts a prose comic book – by which I intend a compliment. Darkness is a futuristic, hard-boiled tale whose hero, a cop named Soledad O’Roark, is dedicated to ridding L.A. of ”meta-normals.” That’s what they call in X-Men ”mutants” – here, however, they use their powers almost exclusively with evil intent. Ridley’s headlong sense of plot and action keeps the outlandish aspects of his story from becoming ludicrous; he succeeds in making Soledad one cool cop whose adventures I hope will continue.

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