Elric, albino Emperor of the ancient island of Melnibone, has reigned over his people for millennia, witness to their decadence and degeneration.
But Elric is ailing. To stave off disease and death, he relies on a dangerous mixture of drugs and magic. His cousin Yyrkoon, despising Elric's weakness, plots to undermine Elric's authority and seize the Ruby Throne.
When his people are threatened by a pirate attack, Elric hopes defeating the pirates will restore his authority. But in the process, he will be forced to reveal the depth of his allegiance to the dark Arioch, the most powerful of the Lords of Chaos...
Comic book writer, game author and journalist Julien Blondel worked as a radio host for 14 years before becoming a DJ. In 1994, he abandoned the electronica scene for a career in writing. Since then he's written numerous successful screenplays, comics and short stories. Didier Poli has worked for various animation studios including Disney studio on the production of Tarzan, and as the Art Director for Kalisto Entertainment. As well as working in comics, he is a sought-after designer and storyboard artist for animated movies and games. Robin Recht has illustrated DmC: Devil May Cry, dark romance series Totendom, and the Julius trilogy, a prequel series to the Third Testament series, coming soon from Titan Comics.