Assassin's Creed: Desert Oath is a novel written by Oliver Bowden, which was released on October 10, 2017.
It is a prequel to Assassin's Creed: Origins story, set in 70BC.
Before Assassin's Creed: Origins, there was an Oath.
Egypt, 70BC, a merciless killer stalks the land. His mission: to find and destroy the last members of an ancient order, the Medjay - to eradicate the bloodline.
In peaceful Siwa, the town's protector abruptly departs, leaving his teenage son, Bayek, with questions about his own future and a sense of purpose he knows he must fulfill. Bayek sets off in search of answers, his journey taking him along the Nile and through an Egypt in turmoil, facing the dangers and the mysteries of the Medjay's path."
1- Emsaf leaves his family in Hebenou on a mission; he discovers he is being tailed and lies in wait in a hunter's shelter. His arrow ends the follower.
2- The follower had killed Emsaf's family in an attempt to get information; he killed a traveler and used the body as a decoy for Emsaf's arrow, letting him kill his quarry.
3- Bayek and Aya have a conversation before learning Bayek's father is about to leave their hometown of Siwa.
4- Despite others' protestations, Bayek's father Sabu departs and leaves questions in his wake.
5- Fabled graverobber Menna is known to Bayek as a terror his father defeated.
6- Bayek recalls the night his father and mother saved their family from Menna's assassination attempt. He also recounts why his training is lacking, and Rabiah agrees to train him.
7- Bayek leaves to advance his training, saying goodbye to his mother but not bearing to say goodbye to Aya.
8- He journeys across the desert, practicing his survival skills and making a bow.
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