Darksiders Death and Despair Resin Statue Death, astride Despair amid the shattered landscape of the apocalypse. Death and Despair are lit by the unearthly flames that emanate from Despairs ethereal body. High intensity LEDs light the mane, tail and wind-buffeted hooves of Despair as he carries Death to their next ordeal. Death is the iconic lead character in THQ’s blockbuster post-apocalypse title Darksiders 2, released 2012. Darksiders follows the travels of our unlikely hero and the trail of his namesake that he leaves in his wake.