Theater Macabre
Theater Macabre: The Dark Exile
Author(s)James Waugh
PublisherBlizzard Entertainment
PublishedNovember 27, 2012

Theater Macabre: The Dark Exile is a short story featured in Heroes Rise, Darkness Falls, as written by James Waugh. It is described as a tribute to the works of Edgar Allan Poe.

The story is centered on a stage play that recounts the events that led up to the Dark Exile. It also provides more backstory for the events of Diablo II and its expansion, such as why Andariel and Duriel were on Sanctuary, and how the Zakarum were corrupted.


A desperate playwright embarks down a dark path of madness and depravity in his quest for fame...





Official Diablo Fiction
Single Novels — DemonsbaneLegacy of BloodThe Black RoadThe Kingdom of ShadowMoon of the SpiderThe OrderStorm of LightMorbed
The Sin WarBirthrightScales of the SerpentThe Veiled Prophet
Compilations — Diablo ArchiveSin War ArchiveHeroes Rise, Darkness Falls
Comic Compilations — Tales of SanctuarySword of Justice
Sourcebooks — Deckard Cain's JournalWritings of Abd al-HazirBook of CainBook of TyraelStay Awhile and ListenThe Story of DiabloGarwulf's CornerBlizzard Entertainment: The Definitive A to Z
Art Books — The Art of Diablo IIIThe Art of BlizzardThe Art of Diablo III: Reaper of SoulsDiablo III Deluxe Hardcover Sketchbook
Short Stories — The InitiateHatred and DisciplineWayfarerUnyieldingFireflyDoubtwalkerTheater Macabre: The Dark ExileThe HungerThe End of Her JourneyThe Orphan and the JewelerBrothers in ArmsMiddlewickTurn of a CardThe Chosen
Proposed — A Kingdom for a SwordThe Fate of SiggardAngels of Darkness, Soldiers of Light

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