World of Warcraft: Before the Storm

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Before the Storm
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Author(s)
Pages

208

Publisher

Del Rey

Published

June 12, 2018

Binding

Hardcover

Retail price

US: $27.07
CAN: N/A
EU:
UK:

ISBN 10:

0399594094

ISBN 13:

978-0399594090

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Before the Storm is an upcoming novel written by Christie Golden taking place after the events of World of Warcraft: Legion. It serves as the lead-in novel for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth.

It's available as an audiobook and ebook.

Description

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, Anduin Wrynn, king of Stormwind, and Sylvanas Windrunner, 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

An all-new, official tie-in novel to Blizzard Entertainment’s critically acclaimed World of Warcraft, from New York Times bestselling author Christie Golden.

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.

Characters

Major Supporting Minor Mentioned

Locations

Other

Notes

  • It seems that the novel's working title used to be "Lightning Crashes",[1] 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.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Lightning Crashes" in Random House catalog
  2. ^ Christie Golden on Twitter (2017-07-23). Retrieved on 2017-10-23. “Also realized I had yet tweeted about this yet...after a three-year hiatus, I am writing another World of Warcraft novel!

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