Simon's Book (a.k.a. The Book) is a secret weapon in Cry of Fear. The book is unlocked after getting an rank in Nightmare difficulty. The book shoots out extreme damaging flames, and it can be used as a light source.

Pros and ConsEdit


  • Extreme damage (capable of killing Sawrunner in 30 seconds).
  • Infinite ammunition.
  • The fire it shoots can be used for lighting.
  • Does not count accuracy when using it


  • Obscures a part of the players view when using it.
  • The fire won't travel an infinite distance like bullets do.
  • S rank can be difficult to obtain even for experienced players
  • Because of it being so overpowered. The game may become boring.