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Item - The Dark Awakening

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Series: Storytrails — no. 20
Translated Into: Mørkets hemmelighed (Danish)
Author: Sharp, Allen
Illustrator: Marshall, Hugh
Date: 1986
ISBN: 0521312728 / 9780521312721
Length: 92 pages (46 sections)
Number of Endings: 4
User Summary: While staying in an abandoned farm, you, your brother, and your friends decide to try out a new video game designed by one of you. After the game conjures up the spirit of an evil witch, you must save your friends by finding a way of dealing with the spirit.
Guillermo's Thoughts:

This horror gamebook tells a good story, but is not very difficult to complete successfully. Other horror entries in this series (most notably The Hands of Pablo Santos) have much better gameplay than this book, while also managing to convey a good horror atmosphere. The Dark Awakening is certainly readable, but it is not among the best Storytrails books.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Guillermo Paredes for the plot summary, Phil Gurvich for the front cover scan and Ken G. for the back cover scan and additional details.
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