Yes, the series definitely stands out in a class of its own. The first book was amazing. Although I had trouble getting into it, the first time around.
Thanks for the clarification, I got my facts wrong, apparently. When I read Heroes, I didn't realize it fit into that world, I thought it was a standalone
I recently read The Darkness That Comes Before and loved it. I loved the philosophy in it, and the gore and darkness of the whole book, the disturbing
It's been a while, but I had this idea, and it grew and... well, you know the rest.
Agreed, that's beautiful work!