Ruination: A League of Legends Novel is barely a few months away, and we’ve our first trailer for the brand new Ruination Novel.
Prior to now 12 months or so, Riot has been very open about their ambitions of diversifying their firm. With the worldwide recognition of League of Legends and the spectacular lore behind the sport, it was considerably of a simple transition to enter visible media. This already was one thing Riot was good at, they have been at all times praised for his or her cinematics, and it proved an accurate alternative after the recognition and important acclaim of Arcane.
Nevertheless, the current lore occasions centered within the sport weren’t profitable to the identical diploma. Their most hyped occasion centered across the newly launched champion Viego was referred to as The Ruination, and it was a large failure as a lot of the participant base had some complaints. And this time, the complaints have been in regards to the story.
After all, the failure didn’t sit nicely with Riot, as Ruination had a giant place within the total lore of Runeterra. In late March, Riot introduced they have been planning to launch the primary novel set within the League universe, and it might be about Ruination. After some silence on the e book, they dropped a trailer right now. It offers us our first look into the novel and it set a particular launch date, September 6, 2022.
Ruination: A League of Legends Novel will primarily concentrate on the later elements of the Viego’s reign and the Ruination of Helia, the previous capital of the Blessed Isles. The novel’s major character is one other League character, Kalista, who’s a normal of Viego’s and his niece. It is going to additionally function different acquainted champions like Thresh and Hecarim, and another lore characters like Isolde and Ledros.
The novel is being written by Anthony ‘Ant in Oz’ Reynolds Lenné, a Principal Narrative Author at Riot Video games. He additionally wrote for Warhammer 40K and Warhammer Fantasy Battle franchises prior to now. He’s a well known Rioter amongst lore followers as he contributed to biographies of a whole lot of champions in addition to some well-liked brief tales like The Eye within the Abyss and Burning Tides. He’s additionally the author of Riot’s first novella, Garen: First Protect.
Ruination novel is being revealed by Orbit Books and it will likely be out there each in bodily copies and as an e-book. Whereas the final launch date is on September 6, 2022, there’s a pre-order choice in US and UK.