3-issue miniseries featuring The Sandman's Egyptian cat goddess Lady Bast! As Lady Bast's legion of followers dwindles, so does her power. But when a teenage girl named Lucy finds a statue venerating the goddess, she sparks a series of events that will change her life forever....
|Title||:||Bast: Eternity Game|
|Number of Pages||:||96 Pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Bast: Eternity Game Reviews
I was somewhat disappointed in this series. I know that this miniseries had a different author than the main Sandman series, and while I did enjoy some parts of this series, I felt that the character of Bast was simply rewritten by this author for the sake of her story, as this Bast has a rather different personality than the one presented in Sandman. It's not that I don't like this story, but I think this story really could have been more effective if it was written separately from the Sandman series and expanded upon.
Caitlin R. Kiernan is one of my favourite writers. I've said this before, but I will say it again: she possesses a rare gift for language and manages to turn everything and anything into poetry. Her Bast was fantastically written: an old, fading goddess in a world that has forgotten her, trying to stay alive and regain her former glory. This is a sad story of cats and men, of old gods and silky sands. Like Kiernan's "The Girl Who Would Be Death", this is one of the best Sandman spin-offs in my opinion and one definitely worth reading.
Maybe it is because I never got deep into the dreaming but I did not like this. Bast seemed totally different from her appearance in Sandman and I found myself wondering why some of the story played out the way it did.