When a real-life conspiracy crashes into her life, she's pulled into the orbit of the Assassins, a mysterious organisation of principled killers with roots stretching back thousands of years ¨C and users of the stolen Animus technology, which allows them to experience the memories of their ancestors as if they were there!
Charlotte has a secret in her blood... the genetic memory of an ancestor who was in Salem at the time of the infamous witch trails: Tom Stoddard, an Assassin who witnessed a dark act with repercussions for the present day!
As Charlotte is trained in the Assassins' art, and as she begins to investigate the life of her ancestor... the forces of the Templar Order move against her. Will Charlotte learn the skills she needs to survive, and the truth she needs to prove her worth - before the Templars silence her forever?!
"an exciting tale which has promises of intrigue and mystery, served with a hefty dose of action." ¨C Playstation Universe
"If you are a fan of the Assassin's Creed series you need to pick up this comic. If you have never played the game you need to pick up this comic." ¨C Latino Review
"It¡¯s a fantastic video game based title., it really captures a lot of spirit of Assassin¡¯s Creed¡captures your imagination from the get-go" ¨C The Mary Sue
"absolutely fascinating...a nice entry point into the mythos of Assassin¡¯s Creed" ¨C Backwards Compatible
"...good writers...clean, detailed art...this is a book you can pick up even if you¡¯ve never heard of the game." ¨C Uproxx
"...writers Anthony Del Col and Conor McCreery capture much of what makes the best Assassin¡¯s Creed games so enticing while delivering convincing characters and a snappy pace." ¨C The Guardian
Events in Salem turn terrifying as Assassin Tom Stoddard faces the townspeople¡¯s rising hysteria while they bay for the blood of supposed witches. Viewing his memories, Charlotte witnesses how deep the feud with the Templars goes ¨C and how brutal the choices to be made in her new life will be!
When all seems lost, the Creed remains.
The mundane life of Charlotte De La Cruz is flipped upside down when she is catapulted into the shadowy world of the Assassin Brotherhood. Joining them in their centuries-old feud with the Templar Order, Charlotte is inducted into the rites of the Brotherhood as she leaps into her genetic memories of her Assassin ancestor, Tom Stoddard.
Searching desperately for a clue that could save lives, Charlotte witnesses firsthand the panic and hysteria of the terrifying Salem Witch Trials!
Collects Assassin¡¯s Creed: Trial By Fire #1-5