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What is Lord of Columbia?
For those that don’t know, Lord of Columbia is a new adult urban fantasy series that takes place in the world of Gaia, which is eerily similar to our own world. The series itself is an allegory of American history, except the entirety of this history, is set in modern times.
The first trilogy covers three years of modern/fantasy warfare regarding a group of colonies fighting for independence against a repressive empire that has exercised control over Gaia for centuries.
Who is Lord of Columbia For?
Those who love real-world history will definitely see some correlations play out in this urban fantasy series while others who are fans of the Libertarian/Anarchocapitalist sector will also find entertainment in the work, especially when I contrast societal differences between occupied and unoccupied Columbia.
Anyone who grew up watching Avatar: The Last Airbender will find the spin on element control entertaining, and those who loved Harry Potter also see a correlation between my work and J.K. Rowling’s bestselling series in many aspects, especially in the first book.
Finally, those who grew up following and supporting the NFL’s Cleveland Browns will find satisfaction in what I’ll call a sub-allegory, which one can decipher where it’s going by simply viewing all three book covers, which contain elements of orange and brown, as well as the cover of the box set.
Episode I: Northern Knights
In our first episode, we follow Cain, an arrogant college athlete gifted in the five classical elements of air, water, earth, fire, and Spirit.
Cain wants nothing more than to turn pro in his chosen sport of shotball (think handball meets rugby) and is ignorant to the imperial corruption surrounding him and his homeland. However, a military draft leaves Cain with an ultimatum when imperial soldiers rounding up high school and college-aged kids for conscription corner him and his friends.
Using their abilities, Cain and his crew ignite an uprising that hasn’t been seen in decades, leaving them fugitives from the empire’s harsh law.
Upon defecting to the one unoccupied region in his homeland, Cain and leaders of a voluntary yet powerful force known as the Freedom Flames prepare for the inevitable as the uprising in occupied colonies gain steam.
When war breaks out, it’s only a matter of time before the imperials target the unoccupied land.
Episode II: Swords of Destiny
Cain and the crew are forced to return to occupied lands when a good friend of their rebel coalition is captured behind enemy lines and imprisoned in the empire’s harshest political prison.
Cain gathers his crew an embarks on a rescue mission while witnessing the consequences of rebellion over the past ten months.
However, fate has a detour for Cain and he stumbles upon a mysterious entity who gifts him a boon that will enhance his elemental ability tenfold. Using the object, Cain leads his merry men and women through a war-torn region, ultimately splitting up after losing each other in an intense battle.
Now alone, the crew races to rescue their friend and put a stop to the empire’s political prison system once and for all.
Episode III: Missing in Columbia
Upon being dispatched to apprehend a dangerous imperial leader, Cain is shot down and left stranded in a forested region. Only Cain and a co-partner survive the attack and soon find the forest to be infested with imperialists who are tasked with hunting down and slaughtering dissenters to the empire’s conscription.
Soon, word leaks out that Cain survived the attack as he and his co-partner face hordes of imperial troops reinforcing one another and surrounding the region from each direction.
As if it isn’t bad enough, things take a turn for the worst when they catch word that the most notorious imperial leader has returned to Columbia and is intent on leading troops into the unoccupied region of North Columbia. If the area is overrun by imperialists, Columbia will completely fall into the empire’s hands.
With the work comes a preview of Book IV in the Lord of Columbia Series, Raven’s Flock, scheduled to be released in early-2020 which will kick off Trilogy II.
If you’re starved for more of my works, feel free to visit the Neo Skyehawk Series tab to download your free copies of four novelettes which serve as a prequel to Lord of Columbia, set five-hundred years in the setting’s past.
The series will give the reader a background on historical characters mentioned in the main Lord of Columbia Series. Characters like Neo Skyehawk, David ap Santos, Senecal LaSalle, Kia Romanoff, and others, whose lives and actions are important to LoC’s plot come to life in this series and their stories are told in great detail.
As novelettes, consider these to be fast reads which take up to two hours tops with each work consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 words.
I hope you enjoyed these small, mysterious, and extremely vague synopses of each episode and if you are a fan of my work, feel free to follow my social media networks, where you can do so by clicking the icons at the top of this page or clicking the links below this article.
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