The Chronicles of Riddick is a novelization of the film, The Chronicles of Riddick. It was written by Alan Dean Foster, a science fiction/horror/fantasy/mystery. The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster Genre: Science fiction, space opera, dystopia Publisher: Del Rey Books (December ). The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Too silently as well, he actually takes away noise rather than creates it. We’re always reading and yet, there never seem to be enough books!

Foster enjoys traveling because it gives him opportunities to meet new people and explore new places and cultures. Having escaped the interrogation, a new scene details Riddick’s escape form the hovering command ship. There is no room for my observation or my opinion. As they are about to depart across the surface, the convicts are confronted by Toombs; he is killed by and kills hell hound 5, Riddick’s friend “Thrash.

Its apan a short read, however it’s still very enjoyable.

The Chronicles of Riddick (novelization)

I got none of that in this book. What a terrible mess. This book which seems to be the same as the director’s cut of the movie reads as an un-edited YA novel. The main character, Riddick, is a lone figure – somewhat an outlaw, but somehow has a key role to the fate of the universe. Open Preview See a Problem?


While on Helion prime a certain race comes to bother the people as there have been reports of planets being silenced. I have a natural affinity for characters similar to Riddick. Our Goodreads lists are te eclectic assortment of genres — and we love to share our thoughts.

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The mercenary however was unsuccessful and provided Riddick with transportation. No one can survive on the surface during daylight, or they are reduced to their basic rkddick, death is a by product of that occurrence, named Crematoria, appropriately enough.

I also disliked the characterisation of Lord Vaako as a hen-pecked himbo, but I suppose that’s because I’d rather see him with Riddick than Dame Vaako and Riddick would need a stronger personality in a mate than we see in this book.

You see, when I watched the movie I must have missed this part, and it certainly wasn’t repeated. The way the author writes really sucks you in. In the sequel to the hit film Pitch Black, Riddick, now an escaped convict and fugitive, becomes caught in the middle of a fierce galactic war between two powerful forces.

The book does not even try very hard to provide this imagery.

I have a natural affinity for characters similar to Riddick. In the shootout with the guards on Crematoria, all the mercs die including the co-pilot before Riddick reaches the command center. Notify me of new comments via email.


Extended Crematoria intro – guards disposing of the body of a colleague by dumping it outside; the guard’s death is the reason for a mysterious prisoner fostr confinement. Apr 28, P.

Riddick takes their spacecraft. Vintage movie tie-in paperback. This has to rate as one of the worst movie novelisations I’ve read in years, it’s as though the author just took the screenplay and wrote the book with his eyes closed. When the Guv confesses he never forgot Ellen ‘s name, he also laments that she was living on Helion Prime. Action adventure set on other planets No eBook available Amazon.

Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

He wants desperately to convince the reader that this is a gritty universe and Riddick is the grittiest. Account Options Sign in. Foster lives in Arizona with his wife, but he enjoys traveling because it gives him opportunities to meet new people and explore new places and cultures.