WARNING:This novel contains scenes of graphic violence, sexual assault and rape. Viewer discretion is advised!
Kamen Rider Faiz Seiden: Deformed Flowers (仮面ライダーファイズ正伝 異形の花々,Kamen Raidā Faizu Seiden Igyō no Hanabana) is a novel written by Toshiki Inoue, told a story which completely different with the TV series. This novel was released on August 17, 2004.
This novel is very controversial in the western Kamen Rider fandom due to the dark subject matter of rape. Said rape being inflicted upon Mari Sonoda by Masato Kusaka. Because of this uncomfortable story element, fans in the western regions have disavowed it as even part of the franchise and have lambasted Toshiki Inoue for writing it.