Played by Deskawa
This is the sequel to Alone in the Dark, launched 1993, a year after the first one. The game featured better graphics, music and controls, but most people dislikes it being a bit more action oriented. A part of the problem is that fighting is still quite a bit random and not funny at all. Probably the problem is just that they didn't work the first and last parts enough and they filled the with combat. Anyway, I personally love the game for its music, characters and some beautiful artwork in sequences and background.
The game still has some books that I read. I won't recommend you to read any, since they aren't relevant for the story (usually just present the minor characters). But if you are still interested, in 1:19:36 there is a book with some link with the first AITD and in 1:28:18 it's explained why you are fighting against Jack's crew again. The rest of the books are just about puzzles and presenting secondary characters (and there ar...