So What's Legends About Anyway?
Working as an enforcer for the world's most wanted crime-lord, Trey Hill--in all meanings of the word--is a criminal. But lately he's been questioning if that's really his destiny. Shortly after developing superhuman abilities, Trey finds himself at a crossroads in life wondering just what it is he's supposed to be. Little does he know, there are powerful people out there who want to answer that question for him.
Who Are The Characters?
Trey Hill is a 17-year-old junior in high school. He's popular and well-liked, but few people know that he makes money as an enforcer for the world's biggest crime-lord. On top of this secret, he suddenly has to deal with the development of strange supernatural abilities that he can't explain. Once he starts being hunted by a strange man, Trey's life quickly spirals out of control.
Celton Ibenez, best friends with Trey Hill, enjoys life with a care-free personality. But his big secret is that he is also the UK's greatest thief dubbed "The Nightstalker." Every summer, Celton returns to Britain under the guise of spending the season with his grandmother, when in reality he is planning and executing unbelievable heists as the Nightstalker. But how long can he keep up his lifestyle without suffering consequences?
Xavier Matthews is the new kid at school...again. Being the son of multi-billionaire James Matthews requires Xavier to move around the United States a lot. After his father decides to settle down in Riverwood City, Xavier has to deal with being the new student at Riverwood High. Fortunately, he makes friends with the popular Trey Hill and funny Celton Ibenez. Only he doesn't know their secrets and they don't know his...
There are several other major and supporting characters, but we can't say too much more without spoiling secrets. :-)
Sounds Cool, But Where And When Does The Story Take Place?
Glad you asked! Legends is going to be a global story, but the main backdrop will be a metropolitan city in the United States named Riverwood City. As for WHEN the story takes place, well, that's the clincher:
But don't worry the world of Legends is still very much like our own. Remember how we thought we'd have flying cars by now? Well, if you keep the mindset that technology and things don't progress as fast as we usually think they will, you'll be fine. That being said, the story of Legends takes place 15 years after the close of World War III, so there will be differences in the political landscape of the world (e.g. the United Nations is now called the Council of Nations). But overall you don't have to worry about spaceships and aliens (unless that's what you were hoping for, in which case, our bad!).
How Long Will The Series Last?
Legends will be released in episodes on a frequent basis. We already have the first 20 episodes planned out and--if nothing changes--that will complete a full volume. At that point we'll move on to the next volume and next set of episodes to continue the story. If it helps to look at it like a TV show then consider the "episodes" as "episodes" and the "volumes" as "seasons." We can't confirm just yet the exact number of episodes there will be, but we do have a clear plan of how the story progresses and ends; so basically we won't just be making filler content; we'll always be writing towards a specific endgame.
This Series Sounds Awesome! How Can I Learn More?
Well thanks! If you want to learn more we'll be constantly updating our Tumblr and YouTube accounts with blogs and videos about Legends. So be sure to follow and subscribe to us!
Visit thebarnesbros.tumblr.com and Youtube.com/BarnesBrosTV
What Will You Guys Do With The Money?
We (Denzel and Jalen Barnes) need $2,500 to finance the copyrighting, promotion, distribution, artwork, and other expenses of Legends. We also have some cool ideas to make the story really interactive for our readers and the money will help. Remember Kickstarter is all-or-nothing which means that if we don't reach our pledge goal, then you are not required to give money.
What Do I Get Out Of It?
You get to help us make history! If that's not enough, then be sure to check out all of the the cool incentives that go with the different pledge amounts. It's great stuff!