World of Warcraft: Before the Storm
- "Before the Storm" redirects here. For the patch with the same name, see Patch 2.0.1.
|Before the Storm|
June 12, 2018
It's available as an audiobook and ebook.
An all-new, official prequel novel to The Battle for Azeroth, Blizzard Entertainment’s next expansion to the critically acclaimed World of Warcraft.
In Before the Storm, , king of Stormwind, and , warchief of the Horde, are new to their positions of power, both ascending before they were truly prepared. As the Alliance and the Horde struggle to recover from the devastating war with the demonic Burning Legion, a terrible discovery will test both leaders, threatening to reignite the bitter enmity between their factions and shake the very foundations of the world of Azeroth.
- Initial description
Taking place after the climactic events of Shadows of Argus, World of Warcraft: Before the Storm tells the story of what awaits the heroes of the Horde and the Alliance in the wake of their struggle against the demonic Burning Legion.
- It seems that the novel's working title used to be "Lightning Crashes", as one can find by running the book's ISBN on the Random House website.
- Christie Golden first announced on Twitter that she was writing a new Warcraft novel — after a three-year hiatus — on July 23, 2017.