Strafe Rocknus has suffered some hard losses in his life, but things are looking up for the college graduate. He has a sizzling girlfriend, good friends, and a bright career marked before him. That is until he awakes in a mysterious cavern, discovers an ancient artifact, and unwittingly ignites a war that spans two worlds—his own, and one he never even knew existed. A gateway to the new reality opens, but before Strafe can fully understand what’s happening, his girlfriend Yessa is kidnapped by a mysterious and sinister figure.
With the abyss of the unknown before him, Strafe chases them into the swirling darkness and quickly learns that death and destruction flank him at every turn. Desperate, he must navigate a new and hostile world on the brink of catastrophe and learn the truth of who he is, while facing a darkness with the power to destroy everything Strafe has ever cared about. If he can only achieve the impossible he might save Yessa, and the rest of the world, too.
Strafe will discover his greatest strength comes from those he fights for.
Welcome to the Venerate saga!