Series: The Imperium Saga: Fall of the Imperium Trilogy,
Release Date: December 2003
Cover Price: $27.95
Print ISBN: 978-0-9744354-4-2
eBook ISBN: 978-1-60975-000-8
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From the first page,
The Impending Storm grabs your attention with a vise-like grip
and doesn’t loosen it even after you’ve finished the final paragraph.
This new fantasy thriller by first-time novelist Clifford B. Bowyer
takes you on a mythic journey into a richly detailed world like none
you have ever known. Follow the trials and tribulations of Warlord
Braksis, Empress Karleena, and the Madrew elf Kai as they seek to
unravel a conspiracy that will impact the lives of the Seven Kingdoms
forevermore. This marks the bold beginning of…
The Madrew elves, an ancient and noble
civilization have abandoned their homeland as an insatiable force
swept the land and left only desolate destruction in their wake. The
few fortunate survivors look to the child of prophecy as their savior,
a twelve-year-old girl known to them as the Chosen One. A trio of
volunteers – Kai, Arifos, and Rulysta – is sent to the Seven Kingdoms
to find and protect the child until she is old enough to fulfill her
The Seven Kingdoms,
better known as the Imperium is beset by skirmishes with its
dissatisfied citizens. A young Empress, Karleena, has recently claimed
the throne after the assassination of her father. Though she craves
peace and prosperity for the land, where all citizens are equals
regardless of their station, the revolts have escalated to the brink
Warlord Braksis, a
defender of the Empress, finds himself thrust into battle after battle
to preserve the Imperium. From the Dartian Plains where the Imperial
Army confronts a legion of rebelling hunters, to a three-headed
reptilian creature, to a Shadow Mage, Braksis must persevere or all
may be lost.
During his trials,
Braksis will ally himself with the Madrew elf Kai, as well as other
heroes of the realm. He soon learns that the plight of the Imperium
may have origins more sinister than dissatisfied citizens – a single
tyrant, Zoldex, may be behind the revolts and attacks throughout the
confrontations of good versus evil, Braksis, Karleena, and Kai find
themselves in grave danger. Will they manage to overcome the forces
amassed against them? Will they uncover Zoldex’s true scheme in time
to save the Imperium? At every turn, a new danger emerges to bar their
path and make the future of the Imperium look bleak. The heroes of the
realm will soon learn that the struggle for harmony has a very dear
The Impending Storm
marks the triumphant beginning of The Imperium Saga, a
captivating new fantasy world where action and adventure, magic and
mystery come together to create a story of epic proportions. In this
fascinating first volume, Bowyer has created a magnificent world that
is palpable and believable. It is an enthralling tale that skillfully
draws readers into an enchanting society of heroes and hooligans,
magic and monsters.
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An evil tyrant weaves a tapestry of deception as he plots to
conquer the Imperium. Only a few heroes are brave enough to uncover
the mystery and face Zoldex directly.
The knight leading the Imperial
Forces seeks to uncover the true threat to the Imperium.
The newly appointed Empress
struggles with her ideals as she tries to end thousands of years of
prejudice and conflict to help overcome a common adversary.
An elf from a foreign land on a
quest to find the one child that is destined to save them all.
Read an excerpt of The Impending Storm.