Assassin's Creed: The Fall is an American comic book mini-series, consisting of 3 issues, published by Wildstorm. Set in the Assassin's Creed universe, it follows the journey of the Russian Assassin Nikolai Orelov during the early 20th Century Russia and near the time of Tunguska event, whose genetic memories are being experienced by his descendant, Daniel Cross in 1998.
The series is written by and created by Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl, the new comic book series was initially going to be an expansion of the travels of Ezio Auditore da Firenze, but was moved to an entirely new setting to provide greater freedom to the writers. However, the story still follows the feud between Templars and Assassins.
The comics was released on November 10, 2010, a few days before the retail debut of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood. The story of the first issue follows Nikolai as he fights the Templars for a powerful artifact and it culminates with a final battle with Tsar Alexander III aboard a speeding train. The second issue continues as Nikolai prepares an attack on a Templar research station in Siberia. His mission eventually leads to the Tunguska Event. Meanwhile in 1998, Daniel Cross is trying to find more information about his past and the modern Assassins Order. The final issue begins when the Bolsheviks take control of the country. Orelov confronts Tsar Nicholas II to acquire information about The Staff's location. In 1998, Daniel Cross meets with the Mentor of the Assassins order and it is then discovered that Cross is actually a sleeper agent brainwashed at the age of 7 to kill the mentor when the opportunity presents itself, and that he is subject 4 in the experiments Abstergo has tested on captured assassins.dsdfsdfsdf