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Kevin J. Anderson Presents Empire's Rift by Steve Rzasa

A project in Lincoln, NE by Randy Ritnour

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Legendary science fiction authors and the makers of Takamo Universe have joined forces to transform the game universe into written word
Backers: 95
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funded: $6,094 of $3,500
Dates: Oct 3rd -> Nov 28th (57 days)
Project By: Randy Ritnour
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Latest News

New Strife's Cost Trailer!

November 25th - via:
Check out our new trailer describing the second book in the Kevin J. Anderson Presents Series: Strife's Cost by Steve Rzasa!! Forward to your friends and ask them support us!  Thank you for your support! Your Takamo Universe... (Read More)

One Week Left!

November 21st - via:
This is the last week of the Kickstarter! Thank you so very much to all of you who have supported us during this campaign. We are part way to the stretch goal of funding the second book in the Kevin J. Anderson Present series, STRIFE'S COST.  We are... (Read More)

Strife's Cost pledges will be honored.

November 16th - via:
Backers of the sequel STRIFE'S COST rejoice! The first draft is in our hands! If the sequel does not fund in this Kickstarter, we will seek alternative funding or perhaps a follow up Kickstarter effort to finish funding the book.  Please share this... (Read More)


October 23rd - via:
We are excited to announce our second stretch goal of the Kickstarter campaign: STRIFE'S COST is the second novel in the "Kevin J. Anderson Presents" Series and the sequel to EMPIRE'S RIFT!  The stretch goal for this novel is the $10,000 level, and... (Read More)

Audiobook Victory!

October 17th - via:
Thanks to our loyal backers, we have reached and exceeded our first stretch goal! We will now be able to offer Empire's Rift the audiobook!  We will announce our next stretch goal this week! Stay tuned and thank you for your support!  Your Takamo... (Read More)

$3,500 goal met!!!!

October 7th - via:
We met our first $3,500 goal to fully fund Empire's Rift by Steve Rzasa!  Thank you to all of those who backed us and promoted us in this first week of our campaign! We aren't done yet! We will be announcing an exciting new stretch goal and an added... (Read More)

Thank you for your support!

October 4th - via:
Wow! It is the second day of our Kickstarter campaign, and we are: only 26% from our $3,500 goal!  a "Project We Love" by Kickstarter AND a Kickstarter "Staff Pick!" Thank you for your support! We are truly humbled and ask that you keep sharing the... (Read More)

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