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Hello friends, my name is Lance HaunRogue and I'd like to welcome you to the world of Wolves And Ravens... let the WAR epic begin!

Art has given my life meaning for as long as I can remember, and in my career as a professional artist I have explored many fields of art over the last 20 years, including: Illustration, Animation, Film, Comics and Video Games... the major similarity in these fields, is storytelling, and that is what intrigues me most about the creative process.

The last year and a half has been a rebirth of sorts, and a restructuring of not only what I want out of life, and what makes me happy, but what I want to say as a storyteller.  

Wolves and Ravens is my newest story and it is a story that I am very excited and passionate about telling.  This book will be printed in color, 9" x 12", hard-cover.

The story follows a mortal character named Skylark

who opposes the gods of her world in order to follow her own heart's path.  My goal is to bring to life a new mythology in the vein of the great Greek Tragedies, with characters like Nucleus the sun god, 

and Lumina the goddess of the moon… 

other characters include Remington the god of dreams, 

 and Parable the goddess of myth...

It is a story with action and high adventure, but it is filled with introspection and context as well as an emotional journey, and, at its core... a love story.

The book will be presented as an Illustrated Novel, not to be confused with a comic book.  I chose this approach to enhance the story with a detailed and cinematic experience visually - it will also be printed in a larger, 9" x 12", hard-cover format.

I love comic books and sequential storytelling, don't get me wrong, but this story lends itself more to a novel's descriptive pace, enhanced by spot illustrations and full page break out artwork used for dramatic effect.  

The book will focus on story, but it will also be packed full of artwork, from smaller subtle pencil renderings, to large full-color, lavish illustrations.

Here is a color version of Nucleus, by friend and fellow artist James Rochelle.

I will also be including lots of preliminary artwork from the concept and design phase, as well as notes about the process and the ideas behind the characters, environments and the story itself.

My passion is storytelling… and through my work as an artist and writer I find the means to communicate not just my own feelings, thoughts and fears, but I believe the emotions that we all grapple with, and the things that we all have in common - these are the experiences and dreams that unite us… I wish to share this story with as many people as possible!

This is my own dream, not just as an artist and storyteller, but in fulfilling my own journey, and following my own heart's path - this is what gives my life meaning... I ask for your help to pursue this dream as far as it will take me.

Please read through the tiers for the many different packages of rewards that I am offering...

I am asking that you contribute as much as you can, if my story piques your interest… in return, I promise to do all I can to make it worth your investment in my vision!

If you want to help support this project, then please 
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No money is taken unless the project meets its goal, so every contribution matters!!!

Thanks for reading, and I hope that I will have the opportunity to share this story with you very soon.

Thank you my friends, from the bottom of my heart...

Cheers!

$30 - COLLECTOR PIN #1 - (Roughly 2" x 1")
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$30 - COLLECTOR PIN #2 - (Roughly 2" x 1")
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 $30 - "KEY" NECKLACE WITH CHAIN - (Key roughly 3" tall)
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$30 - "KEY" KEYCHAIN - (Key roughly 3" tall)

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$30 - PRINT SET SIGNED & NUMBERED - (6 CHARACTERS)

(8.5" x 11" - printed in sepia on textured card stock)


$30 - T-SHIRT (MEN'S #1) SM, MED, LG, XL

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$30 - T-SHIRT (MEN'S #2) SM, MED, LG, XL
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$30 - T-SHIRT (WOMEN'S #1) SM, MED, LG, XL
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$30 - T-SHIRT (WOMEN'S #2) SM, MED, LG, XL
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$30 - T-SHIRT (WOMEN'S #3) SM, MED, LG, XL
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$30 - T-SHIRT (WOMEN'S #4) SM, MED, LG, XL
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 $30 - T-SHIRT (WOMEN'S #5) SM, MED, LG, XL
 
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Risks and challenges

I don't foresee too many risks - I am a very driven creator with a long history of working within the confines of deadlines and deliverables... so I am very confident that with this funding I will be able to focus the time and effort needed to complete the book ahead of schedule. I have done my homework and I am allowing room for error, etc. The only challenges I anticipate are with the international shipping learning curve - but I have a great support team in place to help me address any issues that may present themselves. So again, I am confident that things will go relatively smoothly!

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    AN OFFER OF SUPPORT - You have my thanks! You wish to see this book get published and I appreciate your help in achieving my goal! --- --- --- THANK YOU!

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    DIGITAL DOWNLOAD PACKAGE - You have my thanks for your support, and you will receive a complete digital version of the book, with your name printed in the "thank you" section!. A link will be sent to you at the time of delivery for the printed version in November 2014.

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    BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK
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    $60 VALUE! - BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK + T-SHIRT! - You will receive a copy of the 100 page, 9" x 12", hard-bound book, with your name printed in the "thank you" section! + 1 T-Shirt (Men's or Women's, your choice) - you save $20 with this package! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    SIGNED BOOK! - You will receive a copy of BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK the 100 page, 9" x 12", hard-bound book, SIGNED BY THE WRITER/ARTIST! You will also have your name printed in the "thank you" section of the book! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    SIGNED & PERSONALIZED BOOK! - You will receive a copy of BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK the 100 page, 9" x 12", hard-bound book, SIGNED WITH A NOTE TO YOU BY THE WRITER/ARTIST! You will also have your name printed in the "thank you" section of the book! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    SIGNED, PERSONALIZED BOOK WITH A SKETCH! - You will receive a copy of BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK the 100 page, 9" x 12", hard-bound book, SIGNED WITH A NOTE TO YOU AND "QUICK SKETCH" BY THE WRITER/ARTIST! You will also have your name printed in the "thank you" section of the book! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    ADD-ON PACKAGE = Copy of BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK + ANY 4 ADD-ONS - (With this package you will get a copy of the book and choose from any 4 of the add-on items from a questionnaire sent to you after the goal has been met and the campaign has ended) --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    VALUE: PACKAGE #2 = SIGNED copy of BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK + 1 of each of the following ADD-ONS: Collector Pin #1, Collector Pin #2, Necklace, Keychain, Set of 6 Prints, T-Shirt (Men's or Women's, your choice) - You save $10 with this package! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    BIG VALUE: PACKAGE #3 = SIGNED, PERSONALIZED WITH SKETCH copy of BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK + 1 of each of the following ADD-ONS: Collector Pin #1, Collector Pin #2, Necklace, Keychain, Set of 6 Prints, T-Shirt (Men's or Women's, your choice) - You save $20 with this package! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    MAX VALUE: PACKAGE #4 = SIGNED, PERSONALIZED WITH DRAWING copy of BOOK 1: WOLVES & RAVENS - ENDLESS DUSK + 1 of ALL THE ADD-ONS: Collector Pin #1, Collector Pin #2, Necklace, Keychain, Set of 6 Prints, 2 T-Shirts! (Men's or Women's, your choice) - You save $30 with this package!!! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    ORIGINAL ART - 8.5" x 11" PENCIL RENDERING FROM THE BOOK ITSELF! - This reward is LIMITED to 30 and COMES WITH A SIGNED AND PERSONALIZED COPY OF THE BOOK! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    ORIGINAL ART - 11" x 17" MIXED-MEDIA RENDERING FROM THE BOOK ITSELF! - This reward is LIMITED to 15 and COMES WITH A SIGNED AND PERSONALIZED COPY OF THE BOOK! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    CUSTOM!!! ORIGINAL ART - 11" x 17" MIXED-MEDIA WORK OF ART CREATED JUST FOR YOU! - You can art direct the piece yourself, or just leave it all up to me - it will be a one-of-a-kind, original piece, for you and you only! - This reward is LIMITED to 10 and COMES WITH A SIGNED AND PERSONALIZED COPY OF THE BOOK! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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    BE A CHARACTER IN THE BOOK!!! - this is a very limited opportunity, but there are 3 supporting characters left to be designed and finalized, and I am offering to incorporate YOU and your likeness into the story! Be an actual part of the WAR epic!!! - This reward is LIMITED to 3 and COMES WITH A SIGNED AND PERSONALIZED COPY OF THE BOOK, AS WELL AS THE ORIGINAL DESIGNS FOR YOUR CHARACTER! --- --- --- (Domestic shipping included in price)

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