Cover Unveiled For the First ‘Assassin’s Creed’ Young Adult Novel

By Maryann Yin 

Last Descendants Cover (GalleyCat)

The cover has been unveiled for Matthew J. Kirby’s forthcoming book, Last Descendants. This project will be the first installment of the Assassin’s Creed young adult series.

We’ve embedded the full image for the jacket art above—what do you think? According to Kirby’s blog post, Scholastic has scheduled the release date for August 28.

Here’s more from the press release: “Last Descendants is an action adventure, historical fiction saga featuring a group of teens caught up in the centuries-old Assassin-Templar feud. Inspired by the popular video game series, the first book is set concurrently in the present-day, 1860s New York City, and during the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire and will feature historical figures including William ‘Boss’ Tweed, Hernán Cortés, renowned opera singer Adelina Patti, among others.”