The Anarkand Story is more than just a series of novels. The Anarkand Story is an experience, and one that I want you to fully enjoy and delve deep into. The plot is huge, and the sub-plots even more so.
This is one rabbit-hole that the reader will burrow themselves, inside the mind that inhibats their personal chariot.
S p o i l e r W a r n i n g !
The Anarkand Story novels will be released in an episodic collection format called episodes. Released in each episode are numerous items that add to the overall experience of The Anarkand Story, these can be soundtracks, artworks, cards, chronicle novellas and more.
Everything released in a given episode is relevant to the novel from that episode, as such, it is important to ensure that you read the novel first before accessing anything related to that episodes release items, or any episode beyond.
What can you expect from pre-season build up, and episode pack releases?
A 300-plus page novel on the latest part of the Anarkand story. Picks up directly after the last novel, or in the case of Episode One's Origins title, sets the story from the beginning. Each novel expands on the story, characters, and interactions, as well as introducing new groups and factions.
There is a plethora of information about each character and faction within the story as is, however there will be those who wish to know even more - hence, Chronicles. These novellas and factual releases provide further insight into characters, factions, groups, and objectives, and are designed to add to the Anarkand experience.
Selected character quotes from the chosen episode will be added to that episodes page. These quotes are chosen by the author, and many of which will be added at the request of Anarkand fans.
New supporter opportunities
There are many fans who may want to get involved in the adventure, and as such MK Black has devised many opportunities for fans to get involved. Some examples - Having a named character in the series, listed as a supporter of the series in the end of that episodes novel, listed on fans wall of fame, and so much more.
An MK Black created album is released every episode and is crafted to capture key moments in the story, as well as shape the overall mood of the stories ambience. Each track is released seperately, or as part of an album, and most, if not all the tracks, will have an accompanying video which can be viewed on Anarkand.com.
MK Black will release up to three seperate chapter excerpts, chosen exclusively to ensure that there are no major spoilers. These will be released on the relevant episode page in the Anarkand fans area, as well as via the Anarkand Twitter, and on MK Black's blog, found here on Anarkand.com
New Faction Data
With every new faction that is added to the story, or every new group that is uncovered, there will be data made available for your perusal. This data will be broken into a pre-episode, and post-episode structure.
Episodic merchandise will be released, from signed novels, digital albums and certificates, to mugs, tees, bags, badges, and collectors edition items that will be released in a limited edition format. Fans can also request merchandise relevant to key moments in the story thusfar. The experience is just as important as the story itself.