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Before the Storm is Christie Golden's upcoming World of Warcraft novel that will be available on June 12, 2018 and Blizzard released the first in a series of three excerpts today.

The excerpt is a letter from Anduin to Sylvanas, where he requests a single day of cease-fire and wants both factions to meet in Arathi Highlands, so that families divided by death, fear and anger can once again come together (Humans and their Forsaken relatives).

While the excerpt is relatively short, Amazon had a preview of the book available recently and we posted an article highlighting all spoilers before it got removed and learned that the meeting didn't go too well.

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The first in a series of three excerpts from Christie Golden's upcoming World of Warcraft novel, Before the Storm. This latest all-new official prequel to Battle for Azeroth will be available on June 12, 2018 and is available to pre-order on Amazon. Be sure to check back to catch the second and third excerpts.

Download excerpt one of Before the Storm.

Book summary:

Azeroth is dying.

The Horde and the Alliance defeated the demonic Burning Legion, but a dire catastrophe is unfolding deep below the surface of the world. There is a mortal wound in the heart of Azeroth, struck by the sword of the fallen titan Sargeras in a final act of cruelty.

For Anduin Wrynn, king of Stormwind, and Sylvanas Windrunner, warchief of the Horde and queen of the Forsaken, there is little time to rebuild what remains and even less to mourn what was lost. Azeroth’s devastating wound has revealed a mysterious material known as Azerite. In the right hands, this strange golden substance is capable of incredible feats of creation; in the wrong ones, it could bring forth unthinkable destruction.

As Alliance and Horde forces race to uncover the secrets of Azerite and heal the wounded world, Anduin enacts a desperate plan aimed at forging a lasting peace between the factions. Azerite jeopardizes the balance of power, and so Anduin must gain the trust of Sylvanas. But, as ever, the Dark Lady has her own machinations.

For peace to be possible, generations of bloodshed and hatred must be brought to and end. But there are truths that neither side is willing to accept and ambitions they are loath to relinquish. As Alliance and Horde alike grasp for the Azerite’s power, their simmering conflict threatens to reignite all-out war—a war that would spell doom for Azeroth.

Excerpt One

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"I will guarantee safe passage to the Forsaken who choose to be involved"

Well i get the distant feeling he will break his word.

Written nicely, but older english would be better, because it gives a better feeling for the whole situation imo.

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